This is a visual metaphor that alludes to the concept of transculturation, formulated by the Cuban ethnologist Fernando Ortiz. It is a processual installation made from mangos, painted as if they were strawberries, using the encaustic technique, and arranged in obvious reference to the triangle on the Cuban flag. The liquids derived from the decomposition process of the fruits imply the drawing of the national badge.
With the stubbornness of "rectifying errors and negative tendencies", this work is inspired by the idea of Pope John Paul II: Cuba should be opened to the world.
Tribute to artist Lucio Fontana.
Like snowflakes, we are all the same.
This sculpture was conceived for the Telecommunications Company of Cuba. It is an allusion to the strength of communications in the contemporary world.
Why do we make art? For some, there is spiritual need. For others, fame and money. Some out of fear of being forgotten. Each of these are valid reasons. But in the end, what is left?
The image, the museographic fossil, remains the imprint of an artist. We are tracers that will inevitably be fossilized by the sediment of the institution of art.
There are many ways to represent a hero. The one that follows is perhaps one of the saddest.