For centuries, the act of walking has taken on a political meaning, especially when performed collectively: to show support of someone or some cause, to seek justice, or as a form of protest. It is a powerful tactic usually undertaken by civil rights movements, minorities, and political parties that fight for the protection and promotion of their rights and freedoms in a democratic society or one that aspires to that ideal. Walking together is a public manifesto, but can also be a form of self-liberation. Through a series of cases, the Museo del Camminare has chosen to examine the meanings and dynamics of this universal human practice.
Hermógenes Cayo's poignant account of the 2,000km land rights walk in 1946 Argentina for the first time translated into English.