A/The Last Picture Show… at the Cine Erotica Rio, Mexico, DF.
“El Segundo Piso” or “The Second Floor”, a second level of the Anillo Periférico ring road of Mexico City. The subject of the 2006 documentary En El Hoyo (In The Pit), which covers the lives of the workers who built the structure and the often alarming work conditions present on the worksites.
Even in the austere and calculated built environments of high modernity there is human presence.
“Hell of simulation, which is no longer one of torture, but of subtle, maleficent, elusive twisting of meaning…”
― Jean Baudrillard, Simulacra and Simulation
“The original is unfaithful to the translation.”
― Jorge Luis Borges