Lithography, silk screen, linoleum and wood cut, and etching on paper. Essay by Yamilys Brito Jorge.

Edition of 25 with 16 artist copies and 3 proof copies.
 2010      10 x 10 x 197”       $2600

Steven Daiber in collaboration with 15 Cuban printmakers- Oscar Osmeivy Ortega, Eduardo Hernández Santos, Orlando Montalbán Rodríguez, Angelmaidelín Calzadilla Fernández, Jesús Reyes Romeu (Chucho), Hanoi Pérez Cordero, Jannette Brossard Duharte, Darexis Valle  Rodriguez, Isolina Limonta Rodríguez, Luis Lamothe Duribe, Alejandro Sainz Ramos, Dania Fleites Díaz, Aliosky García Sosa, Norberto Marrero Pírez, Yamilys Brito Jorge.

The artist book collaborations have grown out of multiple conversations with Cuban artists since 2003.  In 2007 the artists chose three themes that primarily impact their social and political relationships:  Power, Privacy and Waiting.

The trilogy of artists books Cronica insular:  Poder 2010, Privacidad 2011 and La Espera 2013 tell the stories of their lived reality in 21st century Cuba.

The artists have donated five copies of each book to Cuban cultural institutions.

Power rules
We are born and are powerful because in our relationships and connections. . . Force is physical, Power is intellectual.

Essay by Yamilys Brito Jorge


Fenwick Library, George Mason University

Haas Family Art Library, Yale University

Mexican American & Iberian Collections, Green Library, Stanford University

Smith College Art Museum

Cuban Heritage Collection, Richter Library, University of Miami

Olin Library, Wesleyan University

Skillman Library, Lafayette College

Library of Congress

New York Public Library

Museo de Bellas Artes, Havana

Wifredo Lam Contemporary Art Center, Havana

ISA -Institute of Superior Arts, Havana

Taller Experimenta de la Gráfica, Havana

UNEAC (Union of Artists and Writers), Havana,


2014: Aqui en la lucha: The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

2013: Cuba Two ViewsEl Calor del Sol: Rosenburg Library, City College of San Francisco,

2012  Cruzando los estrechos: Collaborating in Cuba, Madison University, Rare Beauty: Contemporary Visions in Book Arts: Hartford Art School, Hartford CT,

2011: Hecho y mano en Cuba: Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Rompecabezas: Identidad: Galeria Servando Cabrere, La Habana, Cuba

View “Making of Poder” on Flickr