A Violinist Has Become The Face Of Resistance In Venezuela. But He’s Gone Silent

“As the political crisis worsens day by day in Venezuela, the forces of resistance have found an unlikely symbol in a slight-framed 23-year-old violinist named Wuilly Arteaga. Dressed in the colors of his country, he plays his violin at the front lines of pro-democracy protests, often floating, with a pure tone and a classical vibrato, the notes of the Venezuelan national anthem while armored vehicles fill the streets and fires rage nearby. Yet as his public stature grew this summer, so did the danger facing him.”

Article source here:The Arts Journal


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