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Retrieved 23 January The importance of Pedro Lemebel is not only value for his talent as a writer, but also as a person full of defiance in a conservative and machista country. Around this time he decided to abandon his paternal last name, Mardones, and begin using that of his mother, Lemebel.

In his works, Lemebel addresses Chilean Marginalization with some autobiographical references. Some of their public demonstrations included dancing the Cueca on broken glass, dressing up as Frida Kahlo and they even dressed up as Lady Godiva and rode around naked on white horses for the art department at the university of Chile.

In an interview induring the publication of the anthology Poco HombrePedro Lemebel announced he was working on two literary projects that would soon see the light and then, after his death, they were truncated: Until his death, Lemebel work in his book that revealed his friendship with the deceased Gladys Marin, sanjon “Mi querida Gladys.

Their work crossed over into performances, transvestism, photography, video and various art installations. InLemebel co-founded a group with Francisco Casas, poet, artist and student of literature.

Their appearances were usually surprising, provocative and demonstrated an aspect of counter culture. This name uses Spanish naming customs: Once the news went around of his passing, countless newspapers paid tribute and condolences.

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His works are usually tragic-comedies and aggressive, in constant rejection of right wing politics and the Chilean upper class. It’s aguaad that this corporal exposition in a religious frame was evaporating the generic form of the story In the middle of the ceremony, Lemebel and Casas appeared offering Zurita a crown of thorns that the poet did zamjon accept.

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Inhe published as his first major work, the book Incontables, a compilation of short stories [5] under the feminist publication label, Ergo Sum. Finally, the Planet editorial published the book the second of November in the year Since the year he began to mention in interviews that he was writing a new novel intended for release in or to be published by the Planet editorial.

Pedro Lemebel passed away on January 23, in Santiago, Chile of laryngeal cancer. Since then, his written work began to attract the interest in various universities and international educational institutions.

Blood of the humble and simple people.

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Perlongher too shares a style of baroque or over elaborate writing, but Lemebel does not look to confuse anyone. Reporter, performance artistchronicler. In andLemebel wrote two fl in a chronicle and hybrid literary style, [3] a combination of reportage, memoir, public address, fiction and socio-political historical analysis. In he published his third book of chronicles titled “De Perlas y Cicatrizes” which was composed mostly of the stories he told on the d program. The book would later gain international recognition after being translated into English, then French and Italian.

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In zankon interview the laa would explain his choice of name change as the following, “Lemebel is a gesture of femininity, to engrave a maternal last name, to acknowledge my washer mother in light of the illegality of homosexual s and transvestite s. The disruption and performances of the collective brought Lemebel into public limelight in Chile.

He died of cancer of the larynx on 23 January in Santiago, Chile. Retrieved from ” https: At the zanion of the same month they published Ardera book that is compiled of images of the homonymous exposure and that extensively gathered his audio visual work. In he published his first novel Tengo Miedo Torero a difficult story of contextualized love during the attempt on the life of Augusto Pinochet September 7, He was nominated for Chile’s National Literature Prize in Although uninvited, Lemebel and Casas arrived wearing heels and feathers bearing a sign that said “Homosexuals for change.


Agusda performing duo made appearances sabotaging book launches, art expositions and even political discussions.

In between and”The Mares of the Apocalypse” carried out at lease fifteen public interventions and in total no more than twenty. The next year they appeared in the Cariola theater during a meeting of intellectuals with presidential candidate Patricio Aylwin, whom the following year would be elected the first president abuada Chile after the restoration of democracy and the end of the dictatorship. He subsequently became a high school art teacher [4] but was let go based on the presumption of his homosexuality.

Pedro was heavily connected with the color red, but not with the red of the political party, but with the red of blood. He gained international recognition with his novel Tengo miedo torero which was the first book translated into English.

With these they would advocate for a place for memory, human rights and sexuality in democratic talks. Lemebel was much more than a writer; he was a free man, an artist, a political and popular icon, but more than anything a rebel and a voice for the homosexual community.

Josephina Alemparte, editor of Seal Planet, declared that the book was going to be presented in the book fair of Santiago but for health reasons this was postponed.