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Jorge Chávez
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A fan of docuseries and a food lover who is always in search of coexisting with Mother Nature.

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Balancing Rocks: Ephemeral Art on Puerto Vallarta’s Malecón

By  Jorge Chávez
Jul. 4, 2024
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Puerto Vallarta’s Malecón is not only an iconic promenade, but also a living canvas of creativity and artistic expression. Among the many works that adorn this place, the fascinating sculptures of balancing rocks stand out, a sublime manifestation of ephemeral art that captivates residents and visitors alike.

These impressive formations are the work of various local artists who, with patience and skill, manage to stack stones of different shapes and sizes in perfect balance to create striking compositions. The process is an act of precision, with each stone meticulously placed to find its center of gravity, creating structures that seem to defy the laws of physics.

The contrast between the solidity of the stones and the fragility of the balance symbolizes the duality of life itself. The sculptures, ephemeral by nature, are at the mercy of the wind, waves and tides, reminding us of the transience of existence and the beauty to be found in the temporary.

Walking along the Malecón and encountering these works of art is an experience that invites contemplation and wonder. Each sculpture is unique, a celebration of the present moment and the natural environment that surrounds it.

Photo by Vanesa Ayala.

Jorge Chávez
Chief Editor

A fan of docuseries and a food lover who is always in search of coexisting with Mother Nature.

  jclovetronic
moc.s1721304686gamxe1721304686m@zev1721304686ahc.e1721304686groj1721304686

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