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Adriano González León (1931-2004) was a Venezuelan writer known for his novel País portátil (1968). A recipient of the Venezuelan National Prize for Literature (1980), González León’s experimental prose revolutionized the national literary landscape during the 1960s, especially through his activities with the artistic collective El Techo de la Ballena.
Daniel González (1934) is a photographer and visual artist. Along with González León, Juan Calzadilla, and others, he is one of the founders of El Techo de la Ballena. González’s oeuvre includes collages, graphic design, documentary film, and photojournalism. His work Alirio Díaz, La Candelaria (1966) is considered one of the most important photo-books produced in Venezuela.