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VW Neutropolittan Attack

2012
Positioning of a vehicle on front of the National Theatre of San Salvador, using a car that is part of the collective and universal imaginary. With help of the pedestrians of the maintown of San Salvador the most popular car produced by the Volkswaggen company was flipped (well known as the “people’s car), is understood the reasons that leads to this kind of action, to get into this field is to come to the field of speculation and that is the objective of the work itself.

Flipped over a vehicle in one of the busiest intersections within the historical centre of San Salvador leaving there to stir the curiosity of passers-by. This particular car—a VW Beetle or affectionately a “bug”— is the most popular model produced by Volkswagen and is commonly referenced as “the people´s car.” This reference, and Rodriguez active engagement of people on the street, is an intervention that sparks curiosity to make onlookers accomplices to his act.

Volcar un vehículo en una de las intersecciones más transitadas en el centro histórico de San Salvador abandonado allí para agitar la curiosidad de los transeúntes. Este coche particular, un Escarabajo VW o cariñosamente un “bocho”, es el modelo más popular producido por Volkswagen y es comúnmente referido como “el coche del pueblo”. Esta referencia y la activa participación de la gente en la calle con Rodríguez, es una intervención que despierta la curiosidad de hacer cómplices a los testigos de su acto.