50th anniversary of the Cuban Embargo

It is hard to imagine the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Embargo / Blockade by signed by John Kennedy arrived this week on February 3rd. The Center for Democracy in the Americas gives us a brief history and helps conceptualize the complexity of a truly strange policy that belongs buried with the dinosaurs. Janette Brossard’s […]

Rare Beauty: contemporary artists’ books

Please join Red Trillium Press Thursday February 9 at the Hartford Art School for opening of Rare Beauty. The University of Hartford’s Joseloff Gallery at the Hartford Art School is proud to present the exhibition Rare Beauty: Contemporary Visions in Book Arts, a group exhibition featuring the work of six distinguished printmakers and book artists, […]

Cuban Artists’ books at Holy Cross

There are two interesting exhibits up at Holly Cross in Worcester, MA. Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature and the Wake Forest exhibition of Cuba artists books and prints that has been traveling the country- Cuban Artists’ Books and Prints. Ibrahim Miranda’s Historia de Baymonth and Olympia Ortiz’ El paraguas are a couple of the books […]

Rompecabezas: Identidad

The exhibition Rompecabezas: Identidad,  with Ibrahim Miranda is on display through November 30 at Galeria Servando, 23 y 10, Havana. Ibrahim and I have started a collaboration using the 1979 Atlas de Cuba we are so fond of. I sent three altered atlases to him this fall and curious to see what returns. We are looking for people traveling […]

Open Forum on El muro at Smith College

Thursday September 28 | Smith College Museum of Art (SCMA) Open Forum on El muro Exhibition 4-6 PM Carroll Room, Campus Center Lester Tomé, Asst. Professor of Dance History and Theory, and Odette Casamayor-Cisneros, Assistant Professor of Spanish/Puerto Rican & Latino Studies, University of Connecticut-Storrs share their personal responses to El muro, photographs of gay and transgendered life […]

Please join Red Trillium Press this fall in NYC, Havana and NoHo

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 Join Eduardo Hernández Santos and Red Trillium Press for an: Open Forum on El muro Exhibition 4-6 PM Carroll Room, Campus Center, Smith College, Northampton, MA SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1 Join Red Trillium Press for a discussion on Book Arts in Latin America at: THE NY ART BOOK FAIR 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 […]

Intern project this winter-

I have been very fortunate to have the help of four interns this year. In the fall of 2010 Gina DeLuca (Smith College) worked on loading images from the CDs of Cuban artists and art students on the RTP web site and Flickr. During the winter of 2011 Amber Sinicrope (Smith College) created an inventory […]

Bear Jaw at Codex # 3

A delightful interview with Maddy Rosenberg of Central Booking on my bear jaw book object at Codex 3.

In memoriam: Robert Seydel (1960-2011)

Robert Seydel, author of the forthcoming Book of Ruth, (Siglo Press) and Professor of Photography at Hampshire College suffered from a heart attack  on January 27.  Robert was a dear friend and an amazing collage artist, critic and teacher. A hint of his prophetic writing is in the current issue of Bomb Magazine.  There is […]

From the White House Blog- Travel to Cuba

The White House blog posted yesterday on the changes says this about academic programs: # Facilitate educational exchanges by:  allowing accredited institutions of higher education to sponsor travel to Cuba for course work for academic credit under a general license; allowing students to participate through academic institutions other than their own; and facilitating instructor support to include support from […]