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Like most Zapatista-controlled communities, village walls throughout Morelia are splashed with the vibrant colors of politically-conscious, socially sensitive murals. The scenes exalt the beauty and diversity of indigenous culture with the same fierceness with which they denounce capitalism and patriarchy. Here, the mural reads, "Capitalism converts everything into a commodity… Enough already of this system!” Image by Jared Olson. Mexico, 2018.

Like most Zapatista-controlled communities, village walls throughout Morelia are splashed with the vibrant colors of politically-conscious, socially sensitive murals. The scenes exalt the beauty and diversity of indigenous culture with the same fierceness with which they denounce capitalism and patriarchy. Here, the mural reads, "Capitalism converts everything into a commodity… Enough already of this system!” Image by Jared Olson. Mexico, 2018.