Virginia Alberdi – PASSION AND RESTRAINT – Works by: Adislen Reyes and Lancelot Alonso

Virginia Alberdi – PASSION AND RESTRAINT – Works by: Adislen Reyes and Lancelot Alonso

In ‘Passion and Restraint’ I choose to present two young painters – Adislen Reyes Pino (Havana, 1984) and Lancelot Alonso Rodríguez (Havana, 1986) – who apply color in a very distinctive way: She, with soft, pastel tones, and he, with full intensity. The work of both revolves around eroticism. This com-mon focus is not unusual, since many artists from different generations have covered it with greater or lesser intensity; however, it allows me to introduce young creators who deal with a universal topic without turning it obscene and allowing all audiences to approach…Read more …
Graphic Explosion at the Havana Cathedral

Graphic Explosion at the Havana Cathedral

- By Virginia Alberdi - In the itineraries through Havana, there is always a stop in the Havana Cathedral Square. The magnetism of the historical center of the city, because of the paradigmatic architectural values of the American Baroque, another attractive is particularly the interest of the public space surrounded of institutions related with the cultural and social life of Cuba at present time. To understand the former statement it is necessary to transcend the regular routines of the tourist walks; to go beyond the disposition to order a Hemingway mojito in Bodeguita…Read more …
Duvier del Dago – Making of STANDBY

Duvier del Dago – Making of STANDBY

Duvier del Dago built all three installations of the exhibition STANDBY on site. The central installation is a 3D drawing placing a drone above a giant dragon fly for ultraviolet illumination. The time lapse video shows the 2 final days of work. https://youtu.be/NDBdmwCZbLg   In total more than 4'000 meters of vertical carrier threads were suspended between over  2'000 ring screws. The actual spacial drawings were laid out using 400 meters of artificial silk attached to the carrier threads with knots. The installations are radiated with ultraviolet light making the artificial silk radiate…Read more …