The line of guards clad in the guerrilla movement's iconic balaclavas was a sign we had found the place. For anyone who did not get the hint, there was a half rusted sign across the road that read, “You are now in rebel Zapatista territory.”
"It’s good to write for money, It’s the only way to go, Forget starving in the attic. Who can afford attic anyhow? Let me prostitute my talents -be a martyr for the arts …"
More than a thousand artists gathered in Chiapas, Mexico for an art festival for humanity. Ryan Mallett-Outtrim reports, in this photo essay.
It's not everyday that a guerrilla movement hosts an alternative art festival, but that's exactly what just happened in southern Mexican city of San Cristobal, in the state of Chiapas.
Mexico's San Cristobal de las Casas has hippies, overpriced beers and buildings that spontaneously explode.
Mexico's southernmost state of Chiapas is a photographer's paradise.
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