The nation’s Minister of Public Health, Dr. Carla Vizzotti, head of Tucumán’s health portfolio, with Dr. Luis Medina Ruiz, member of his cabinet, and Raquel Zitune, director of visual arts of the Cultural Institute of Tucumán; inaugurated this new location at the Centro de Salud Zenón Santillan Hospital.
“It is a mural competition called Ramon Carrillo, which was organized at the federal level with the Ministry of Culture, where each province was asked to submit different proposals to pay tribute to health workers in the pandemic and, above all, to generate is called for. memory”, he said in this regard Vizzotti,
The official highlighted the importance of generating these proposals from the state, not only as a place where what happened and the role of health workers is remembered, but also to encourage the work of artists in the provinces.
“Our mural in the Nacion is in the Malabran Institute and the faces of the representatives of the provinces are the 24 suns, chosen by each province and here we have the sun of Tucumán which is Mariela. He has to be recognized for his performance, for his fundamental role in the pandemic. was chosen for the specialties of the work. In addition, this health center is very symbolic in Tucuman, as it was where the response to the pandemic began. We are recognizing, honoring, thanking and remembering “, he explained.
for his part, Medina Ruiz He recalled that it was a moment to be grateful: “It seems so little for what was done, our personnel in Tucumán and Argentina stepped up when needed and were up to the task of responding to the population ” The minister said that the COVID-19 pandemic was a global humanitarian crisis. In fact, there were serious complications with the response in many places. “It didn’t happen here because there was manpower, planning, equipment, commitment from the state but also from our people,” he said.
Likewise, he thanked Mariela del Valle Décima, staff of the Loyal Operations Area of CAPS Los Quemados, for her work and Viviana Rivadio Monteros, a plastic artist, for expressing how a large part of society felt.
Subsequently, the Director of Visual Arts of the Cultural Institution of Tucumán confirmed: “We are very happy to be able to participate in this great project of the Ministry of Culture of the Nation, the Ministry of Health of the Nation and the Province, and the Federal Council of Culture To clarify with. Being able to pay a minimal tribute, as the minister said, because it should be much more than all those who worked so hard in this terrible pandemic that we had to go through. We are very grateful because it is always important that our artists can participate. In this case, such an outstanding muralist as Viviana Rivadaev”.
Viviana Rivadio Monteroswho was in charge of carrying a message of gratitude from his art to the health workers on behalf of the Tucuman people, commented: “It is very important for all of us who do graffiti and work with public art because actually it’s a state that allowed us to do our work, and specifically in this case the health center. In this case I worked with paint; as a muralist I have these types of paintings Which are the lines that define each figure and are linked in stories where I try, as the minister said recently, to make this universe so broad that health work is in relation to the pandemic ” .
Finally, mariela del valle tenthsaid: “I am proud to represent the province in the nation. I now find myself representing all my colleagues through my image; it is a great pleasure.”