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Superhero Remittances

Posted in art and design, funny with tags , , , , , , on April 15, 2009 by absurddelight

So at first this short photo project from Dulce Pinzon seems like yet another clever chuckle chasing stab at a solo show. Then you read the comments!

BERNABE MENDEZ from the State of Guerrero works as a professional window cleaner in New York. He sends 500 dollars a month. [Back to family in Mexico]

Pinzon went around and found Mexican immigrants with jobs that comic book superheroes might do especially well – waiter, marathon runner, delivery man, gigolo is the funniest – and convinced the people to dress up in these funny outfits for a photo shoot. Then in the caption he lists the real reason why he thinks they’re heroes.

Links and more pics after the jump. Continue reading

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