">Name: Paraguayan musician Jose Asuncion Flores
Artist: Jose Asuncion Flores|
Confronting Bodies: Paraguayan government under General Higinio Morinigo
Date of Action: 1940s
Specific Location: Paraguay
Description of Artwork: Flores created the style of music guarania. It is known for its "primal rhythms" and inspiration from natural sounds. Some of his songs touched on social issues. "Ka'aty" depicts social injustice on Paraguayan plantations, "Arribeno Resay" addresses the pain of the people and "Obrerito" suggests a rebellion.
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