January 06, 2010When Barack Obama assumed the US presidency, it raised Cubans´expectations about possible changes in the relations between the two countries. Various US initiatives have positively influenced cultural relations.... However, Obama, as a charismatic figure, had so far not influenced the creations of Cuban visual artists.
December 09, 2009More than 60 black-and-white photographs, taken in the Mexico of the 1930s by Italian revolutionary political activist Tina Modotti (Udine, Italy 1896-Mexico 1942), are currently on view at Havana´s Pabellón Cuba. The exhibition is presented as part of the cultural activities for the 21st International New Latin American Film Festival.