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Cars inspire Mexican artist's show with a green message

February 27, 2009 |  7:22 am

Mexican visual artist Betsabee Romero used cars to create installations for “A vuelta de rueda (Driving slowly),” an outdoor exhibition in Mexico City that has a decidedly green feel to it.

Romero's installations in the Atrio de San Francisco, an open-air plaza in the heart of downtown, include an old VW combi covered in green plants and a car coated with traditional Mexican tiles.

Watch the artist explain the motives behind her work in the video above.

-- Deborah Bonello in Mexico City

Video: Deborah Bonello