Exile: an installation by José Ángel Vincench

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Events on Thursday 7 March 2013

José Ángel Vincench’s most recent installation was made up of five mobile homes each in the shape of letters spelling the word ‘exile’. Vincench’s piece is a commentary on the state of individuals who are displaced from their own country, and it was on show at the 11th Havana Biennale in Cuba from May until […]

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Behind Castro’s Carribean Curtain, La Habana, Cuba

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By Katrina Whitehead in Cool Travel on Friday 6 February 2009

There’s no place in the world like Cuba’s colourful and crumbling capital. Riddled with contradictions, it’s a foodie’s worst nightmare and a photographer’s paradise. People really do dance in the streets, drive 1950s Chevvies, and smoke big, fat cigars. However, it’s all set to change. In December last year, while Cuba celebrated the fiftieth anniversary […]

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Baldomero Fernandez’s Cuba series

Alison Zavos Contributor

By Alison Zavos in New Photography on Tuesday 27 January 2009

We asked New York-based photographer Baldomero Fernandez about his Cuba series and whether there was a particular mood that he was looking to capture: ‘Usually I tend to photograph quiet scenes that are empty and have a feeling of solitude. The surreal part that comes through is usually more because of anachronisms, or maybe something […]

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