• December 28, 2006
  • Posted by Marc

Every Picture Has A Story - Roberto in Santiago


Here’s the story of the piece above as told to us by Michael back in May -

“Back in the summer of 1998 I spent 3 weeks shooting a documentary film on Cuban life and culture with 3 other friends from Toronto. We ended up meeting a guy named Roberto. He sold books on the street in Santiago and had a really inspiring outlook on life. A quote of Roberto’s that has always stayed with me is"me gusta pisar siempre adentro de la verdad, asi me siento mas seguro”...or roughly translated…I always like to stand inside the truth, in this way I feel most secure… I had an opportunity 2 weeks ago to put up a piece in a laneway behind the Cameron House in downtown Toronto….I thought of Roberto… “