Artistas: Anyelmaidelin Calzadilla Fernández, Steven Daiber


2019- 2020      6 x 9.5 inches

Edition of 5.  Silkscreen and lithography on Cuban school textbook.

Printing in Cuba and Massachusetts.  The text forming the hurricane patterns are random digital coding and the 1823 quote from John Quincy Adams.

“There are laws of political as well as physical gravitation; and if an apple severed by its native tree cannot choose but fall to the ground, Cuba, forcibly disjoined from its own unnatural connection with Spain, and incapable of self-support, can gravitate only towards the North American Union which by the same law of nature, cannot cast her off its bosom” US Secretary of State John Quincy Adams, April 1823

Over printed on the reverse cover paper is an image of the 50 black flags installed in front of the US Interest Section in 2006 protested the Bush administration and an image of the US Embassy taken from where the flag poles were installed and removed in 2020.