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Pedro Lemebel is well known for his influence in the fight for homosexual rights, his work as a writer, and his strong political side.

Loco Afan : Cronicas De Sidario by Pedro Lemebel (1996, Book)

Reporter, performance artistchronicler. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and ,emebel Policy. The following year he created the program “Cancionero” for the radio show “Radio Tiena. Lemebel was widely known as a communist. He entered the meeting in high heels and with makeup on his face depicting an hammer and sickle extending from his mouth to his left eyebrow.

In between and”The Mares of the Apocalypse” carried out at lease fifteen public interventions and in total no more than twenty. His works are usually tragic-comedies and aggressive, in constant rejection of right wing politics and the Chilean upper class. Although uninvited, Lemebel and Casas arrived wearing heels and feathers bearing a sign that said “Homosexuals for change.

Once the news went around of his passing, countless newspapers paid tribute and condolences. The disruption and performances of the collective brought Lemebel into public limelight in Chile. Pedro Lemebel passed away on January 23, in Santiago, Chile lemebeel laryngeal cancer. Since then, his written work began to attract the interest in various universities and international educational institutions.


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Views Read Edit View history. With a poetic prose that is at the same time self-deprecating, consequential, refers to an “other”, irreverent, over elaborate and corny, he mixes reality with fiction, which he uses to denounce the “silicone” parts of his works. In his works, Lemebel addresses Chilean Marginalization with some autobiographical references.

The portraits later became part of an exhibition at the D12 Gallery ledro Chile.

Pedro was heavily connected with the color red, but not with the red of the political party, but with the red of blood. Lemebel was able to envisage a hidden reality of homosexuals; he was able to unmask the violence of which homosexuals were victims in Chile. This work was followed a year later by Adios Mariquita Lindaanother anthology of chronicles that maintained the same tendencies of his previous works. The book would later gain international recognition after being translated into English, then French and Italian.


Since the year he began to mention in interviews that he was writing a new novel intended for release in or to be published by the Planet editorial. The next year they appeared in the Cariola theater during a meeting of intellectuals with presidential candidate Patricio Aylwin, whom the following year would be elected the first president of Chile after the restoration of democracy and the end of the dictatorship.

Perlongher too shares a style of baroque or over elaborate writing, but Lemebel does not look to confuse anyone.

He returned to writing in the s starting with series of urban chronicles that was published in Chilean newspapers, magazines and read on the radio. His extensive efforts in breaking the norm through his unique self-expression in his written works and activism have left a lasting impact on society and are part of prdro legacy.


He subsequently became a afn school art teacher [4] but was let go based on the presumption of his homosexuality. In the late s, Lemebel chose to be identified by his maternal name which was Lemebel as his choice for surname.

He died of cancer of the larynx on 23 January zfan Santiago, Chile. That is what he is remember for. With these they would advocate for a place for memory, human rights and sexuality in democratic talks. Lemebel was much more than a writer; he was a free man, an artist, a political and popular icon, but more than anything a rebel and a voice for the homosexual community. In the s, Lemebel returned to writing and published a string of urban chronicles. For the presentation of the book, Lemebel looco in a red dress with a feathered headdress, at a ceremony with many people that was public with politicians, filmmakers, journalists and a few writers.

Pedro Segundo Mardones Lemebel 21 November — 23 January was an openly gay Chilean essayist, chronicler, and novelist. He was well-known and recognized for his extravagant personality and for referring to himself as a “queen. InLemebel co-founded a group with Francisco Casas, poet, artist and student of literature.