March 11, 2011

Collection Name: Drachen Foundation Collection

Collection Number: 14

Post Type: Photo/s

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Artist or Author: Jose Sainz

Creation Year:

Length: 9 inches

Width: 9 inches


This photo was taken in the pueblo of Sumpango, Guatemala by Jose Sainz while researching and documenting the giant kites of Guatemala with Scott Skinner and Ali Fujino, October 27-November 2nd, 2010. It was shot digitally. The children were flying their kites in the street. Their kites looked as if they were traditional barriletes made of plant reed(spars) and cut tissue paper. Size of kites were about 9 inches.

Geographic: Guatemala

Kite Type: Figure, Flat

Materials: Bamboo, Paper

Significance: Cultural

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