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''The St. Christopher Hill - El Cerro San Cristobal ( Tutelary Hill-Mountain -'apu'- of the City of Lima )''- Urban Mountain, Lima ''apu''. Wood MATERIAL: Mahogany and Cedar from Peruvian Amazon. TECHNIQUE: Cut, assemblage of seven wooden logs of mahogany and cedar from the Peruvian Amazon, carving, chainsaw, burned. (and Amazonian carving techniques of Peruvian Amazon) Sculpture - Public Sculpture on Public Gardens, parks and Urban Space. Area: 30 m 2 ''The St. Christopher Hill - El Cerro San Cristobal ( Tutelary Hill-Mountain -''apu''- of the City of Lima )'' The St. Christopher Hill - El Cerro San Cristobal ( Tutelary Hill-Mountain -''apu''- of the City of Lima ) is considered the ''apu'' of the Rimac Valley, the Valley of the city of Lima, in the valley and lands of the last 'curaca' -'kuraka'- of Lima, Taulichusco, 'cacique' of Taulichusco, the last 'curaca' of the Valley of Rimac, the Rimac River Valley and his lands ('shires') where the city of Lima is located. 'Apu' means “Lord” in Quechua. The Inka religion uses the term Apu to refer to a mountain that has a spirit that is alive. Body and energy bubble of the mountain together form his wasi (Quechua for "home" or "temple"). Ayllu Apu – protector of a village, Llaqta Apu – protector of a region, Suyu Apu – protector of a country. Besides mountains there are other living beings that are considered as Apus - the so-called Tekse Apus, ), can be seen all over the world, that is why they are called Tekse Apus, which means Global Apus. Jesus Christ and Mother Mary for the same reason are also called Tekse Apus. . Each long line in diagonals sunk on its surface represent the ways to climb and construct diagonally over the Saint Christopher urban hill-mountain (El Cerro San Cristobal), in which the stairs are built for the inhabitants of the urban hill-mountains of the City of Lima. Near each road, each staircase, there is a population. The km kilometers of stairs are a characteristic of the urban hills-mountains of the city of Lima, such as the Saint Christopher urban hill-mountain - el Cerro San Cristobal. Result: First place winner, Status: Complete. Realized, Executed and Exhibited (by selection of the Jury) , with Public Exhibition in Urban Space, Public Garden, Park. JURY: Johanna Hamann -Brooklyn Museum of Art NYC-, Veronica Crousse, Sonia Prager -Central Saint Martin's School of Art London- (Sculpture), SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE: Johanna Hamann -Brooklyn Museum of Art NYC-, Veronica Crousse, Sonia Prager -Central Saint Martin's School of Art London- (Sculpture), CURATED BY: Johanna Hamann -Brooklyn Museum of Art NYC-, Veronica Crousse, Sonia Prager -Central Saint Martin's School of Art London- (Sculpture),

Date: 05/25/2018