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The “Recounting on Us” Project was developed at Comuna 1 in Medellin, an area on the city´s north-oriental hills that has been occupied by human settlements formed by Colombians who escaped the countryside´s guerrillas or who were forced to downgrade from the central areas due to financial drawbacks. These settlements resulted in the configuration of neighbourhoods like Santo Domingo-Sávio, Nuevo Horizonte, Granizal, Popular 1 and Popular 2 that, although geographically connected, are sliced in guettos during drug dealing disputes.As a result of Public Security policy, a great amount of resources has been invested in the area, for instance in the construction of an aerial transportation equipment – the Metrocable – as well as in many social and cultural facilities, resulting in a great impact on the urban tissue.The project´s interest was to detect and analyze the tensions within the Comuna 1 population, investigating the shifts in the social, economic and sensitive tissues that followed the installation of these new urban structures.To approach the community, BijaRi relied on the support of local leaders like art-educator Manuel Mahecha, who helped to put in use the “box of histories and secrets” (a handcrafted carton and plastic box equipped with sound and video recording devices) to which people were asked to recount their personal histories, wishes, secrets and conflicts, all of which have been recorded to portray the local collective memory.Narrative fragments thus recorded were then selected, edited and painted on large scale pieces of cloth installed over the house roofs lying below the Metrocable´s path. The pieces could be read independently or as a group, in a linear narrative as they were syntactically articulated to be read as the Cable car progressed along its trajectory, as if they were sequential pages spread over the suburban landscape.This Project was supported by Encontro de Arte MDE11 and Museu de Antioquia de Medellin.