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dig

Informal an archaeological excavation

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DUG UP: Road surfaces have been ruined in Williamson Street.
And if the improbable rice-paper metropolis and the ethereal street plan traced on the adjacent wall with straight pins and thread (from the series "Porque toda cuidad tiene derecho a Ilamarse Utopia" [Because every city has the right to be called Utopia], 2001) reflect the more urbanisric approach developed in Garaicoa' s project for last year's Documenta, these true-false cities--like the graffitied walls and the gardens of ruins he has been photographing for years, like the monuments he has redesigned with his architectural drawings, like the buried history he literally dug up on the Cuito Cuanavale battlefield--are also palimpsests of memories and dreams, inspired by two elements that know no borders: the precariousness of existence and the force of imagination.
RAWALPINDI, December 08, 2011 (Frontier Star): Residents of areas alongside Misrial road and Range road have voiced dismay over lack of efficiency of the concerned authorities for taking proper steps to address problems facing them due to dug up streets.