December 20, 2012The new Cuban film La película de Ana (Ana’s Movie) premiered during the recent 34th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema in Havana, where it earned an award for Best Screenplay and Best Actress for Laura de la Uz. A few months ago, while the film was being edited, Cuban Art News spoke with its director, Daniel Díaz Torres.
December 18, 2012Among women artists, Aimée García Marrero is a rara avis. Although her poetic oeuvre has lately become a space for confrontation and a distinctive discourse within the feminine gaze, she says this development hasn’t been deliberate. Though it reflects a distinctly female identity, she tells journalist Maya Quiroga Paneque, "My work has nothing to do with feminism."
December 11, 2012In Havana, Roberto Fabelo winds down a solo show while Carlos Garaicoa gets ready to open his, part two of an exhibition takes another look at sports, and Tonel prepares a show of drawings and installation works. Los Carpinteros open in Hannover, Germany, a clutch of eminently re-visitable shows continue in Miami, and Cuban artists (and a curator) gather a bouquet of awards and distinctions.
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