November 2018. While visiting the main square of Montevideo, I stumbled upon these women’s faces photographed by Sandra Araujo and Ana Casamayou. Twenty women citizen say what their first decision would be if they were elected to the presidency of Uruguay. Enthusiastic despite the poor light under the rain.
Inscription on panel: Indian Mutiny. Umbeyla. Abyssinia. Lushai. Afghanistan. Burmah. South Africa. “I seem to see the gleam in the near distance of the weapons and accoutrements of this army of the future, this Citizen Army, the warder of these islands, and the pledge of the peace and of the continued greatness of this Empire.” Extract from Lord Robert’s Speech in Glasgow on 6th May 1913