Echoes of the South Atlantic
Arjun Appadurai – “The relevant issue is: rich versus poor”
For the Indian anthropologist, both an idea of a “Southern Theory” and the term “Decolonization” can easily slip into clichés.
Images of Aleijadinho
The São Paulo Museum of Art brings together 37 sculptures by "Aleijadinho" along with paintings and photographs by other Brazilian artists.
An Island Within an Island
Haitians in Cuba – “Two Homelands, One Blood”
Filmmaker Esery Mondesir discusses his new documentary “Una Sola Sangre”, about Haitian communities in Cuba.
In Focus: Cuba
“Afro-” and “-Cuban”: A Possible Nation?
How are black Cubans perceived? A walk through the history of the relationship between the visual arts and Cuban Afro identity.
Contemporary Afro-Latin American Voices
Old Conflicts, New Expressions
The question of identity is still an important vehicle for creativity in Latin America and sparks original forms of expression.
AGORA SOMOS TODXS NEGRXS?
The show debates on issues of race in Brazil and the Americas as well as gender and transgender identities.
“Joy Out of Fire”
The Powerful Women of Firelei Báez
The Dominican artist revives forgotten images and depicts remarkable women in her polychrome murals.
10th Berlin Biennale
Las Nietas de Nonó: “We Need to Heal the Wounds”
The Puerto Rican duo of artists and sisters present their performances at the 10th Berlin Biennale.
Cuban Contemporary Art Collections
Good Times, But We Should Look Beyond the “Boom”
Recent exhibits of Cuban art show evidence of an international interest in the island’s artistic production – and raise questions.