EL MURO: THE WALL. Gs, Ls, Bs and a stunning array of Ts face the lens with fierce defiance. The shimmering, black and white photographs are juxtaposed with wild lines from the late, gay Cuban poet and playwright Virgilio Piñera; At this hour, the skin turns into sea reef and bites at its own edge.
Haciendo presión (“Putting Pressure”) is an independent project conceived by a group of Cuban printmakers that. Their book, Haciendo presión, will be on display at the Boston Printmaker’s Biennial this October. The groups first action took place during the 11th edition of Havana’s International Art Biennial with a collective show at the San Carlos de la Cabaña Fortress.
Edition of 30 with 3 artist’s proofs 18.25 x 7.25 x .25 inches, 46.5 x 18.5 x .8cm Opened: 32.75 inches, 83 cm Lithography, silkscreen, linocut, woodcut on Japanese Kozuke Ivory, Cover: blue Kyoseishi Sora
Waiting can be the most submissive act of hope; however when action cannot surrender our anxiety, waiting can be the tear we drink to continue.
Anyelmiadelien Calzadilla Fernández