Saturday July 30, 2016

Fall Preview: CIFO, Miami

In speaking with Eugenio Valdés Figueroa about the recent workshops led by Gustavo Pérez Monzón, the conversation naturally turned toward what’s coming next at CIFO. Here’s a quick preview of the highlights for fall.

VIDEO: Gustavo Pérez Monzón – The Artist as Teacher

Commenting on a recent workshop in Miami, Pérez Monzón shares his thoughts on teaching art to children, and a classic documentary from the 1980s shows him doing the same on the Island.

On the Personal Side of “Dialogues in Cuban Art”

We began our conversation with Elizabeth Cerejido, organizer of the “Dialogues in Cuban Art” project, with a general description of the artist exchanges that took place in Havana last year and Miami this past spring. Here, Cerejido describes the exchanges on a more personal level, and looks ahead to the project’s next phases.

In Conversation: Elizabeth Cerejido on the Miami Artist Exchanges in “Dialogues in Cuban Art”

This spring, the Dialogues in Cuban Art project brought a group of artists to Miami from Havana, following a Miami-to-Havana trip the previous year. Project organizer Elizabeth Cerejido spoke with Cuban Art News New York editor Susan Delson about the Havana visitors’ week in Miami, and the project in general.

Update 2: El Libro de Job in Havana, Under the Same Sun in London, and Harlem/Havana Coming to New York

A tribute to Ramón Casas opens in Havana as René Rodríguez translates a biblical figure into geometric abstraction. Yornel Martínez and Allora & Calzadilla head to Japan, and Enrique Martínez Celaya heads to Dartmouth University.
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