Cuban-based music seems to be divided into two phases: before and after the Buena Vista Social Club. But other musical genres, brewed in the garages of Havana and in provinces across the island, are claiming their space on the Internet.
Whether made in Havana, Miami, or elsewhere, contemporary Cuban art already has a video channel on YouTube. Experimental videos, performances, documentaries, and short fiction films show the hidden face of current Cuban art.
Written by Juan A. Martínez, a Miami-based scholar of modern Latin American art, Carlos Enríquez, The Painter of Cuban Ballads delves into the life and work of one of the island’s most renowned artists.