Madonninas

Madonninas

I love these “edicole votive” and I always take photos of them when I encounter them on my way as they are one of the first form of street art. They are little wall shrines meant to protect a house or a street, a field or a particular dangerous crossroads. They are often built to fulfil an “ex-voto” or a vow.

These shrines comfort and support everyone, both the village inhabitants and the occasional passers-by.

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