Reporting on this year’s charrette, Professor Julio César Pérez Hernández discusses the proposals for revitalizing the shoreline and river areas of the Miramar district, including business ventures that would blend well with the area’s residential character.
Debuting on Mother’s Day 2012, the public art project Detrás del muro brought together artists, Biennial visitors, and Cubans of all backgrounds for a celebratory art stroll along Havana’s Malecón. And this year’s edition is even more ambitious.
The Havana Biennial doesn’t officially open until next Friday, May 22. But the action starts long before that. Here are a few of the openings next week and beyond, in chronological order. Coming next week: Detrás del muro.
This month, artist Elio Rodríguez completes a semester-long fellowship in Harvard University’s Afro-Latin American Research Institute and Hutchins Center for African & African American Research. In an email interview, he talks about the experience and what comes next.