Jalisco artist creates sculptures from seized weapons

A sculptor from the Mexican state of Jalisco transformed thousands of weapons linked to criminal acts into 21 sculptures, in the “Impacts that leave their mark” initiative to convey a message of peace and conciliation.

Short weapons, long and even grenades, in a total of 12 tons, were converted into art to show that humans have more powerful weapons to make themselves heard as literature or thought, said author Alvaro Cuevas.

The Cuevas family has gone through various violent episodes where there was death. At various dates and times, his brother was attacked with a gun, some cousins ​​and uncles . . .

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