I'm Cuban / Soy Cubano
I'm Cuban / Soy Cubano

This piece focuses on the many definitions and identities of the “good Cuban” through the exploration of the “official language” of Cuba’s nomenclature and the right wing historic exiles. Glexis Novoa

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Symbiosis
Symbiosis

The new approach between Cuba and the U.S. inspires this print where symbols from both cultures converge. Roniel Abril

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Both Worlds / Ambos Mundos
Both Worlds / Ambos Mundos

This piece was created with photographs taken in Cuba and the U.S. Through a series of experiments in overlapping, the artists explored the confluence of both worlds, and their possible futures. Lucia Bordon, Pablo Bordon, Madeline Quint, Paige McGee

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Nosotros / We
Nosotros / We

The artists were inspired by the testimonies and stories that they know directly or indirectly from Cuban citizens. The work embodies the belief in the creative potential that inhabits the paradoxical realities between the two countries, and imagines one of the possible futures. Carolina Vargas and Gabriel Jimenez

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Audiencia
Audiencia

Pablo V. Bordón

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What is your news?
What is your news?

In addition to the “official” news sources, every individual generates their own news in connection to their lived experiences. Which is your news? The sculpture was created using clippings from Cuban and U.S. newspapers, as well as a collection of news reported directly by individuals in both countries. The performance animates the struggles and contradictions found in these news. Performance and sculpture by Melis Nur Yoruk and Jocelyn Dimaya Photos by Pablo Bordón

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What is your news?
What is your news?

In addition to the “official” news sources, every individual generates their own news in connection to their lived experiences. Which is your news? The sculpture was created using clippings from Cuban and U.S. newspapers, as well as a collection of news reported directly by individuals in both countries. The performance animates the struggles and contradictions found in these news. Performance and sculpture by Melis Nur Yoruk and Jocelyn Dimaya Photos by Pablo Bordón

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Ours, Every Day
Ours, Every Day

Installation and documentation of a performance that took place in La Habana, which involved two performers, one from Cuba and the other one from the U.S. who slowly ate several loafs of Cuban bread. Conceived by Evelyn Serrano and performed by Aissa Santizo and Tyler Riggin

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Afrofuturo
Afrofuturo

Afrofuturo investigates the connexions between the historical, mythological, and contemporary realities of the Afro Cuban and Afro American female. In addition, it proposes new paradigms that define, demand, and celebrate the power, beauty and voice of AfroCuban and AfroAmerican women. Conceived by Shaina Lynn Simmons with Beryl Brachman, Tionna Brunson, Jocelyn Dimaya, Nicholas Dumas Dillihay, Elizabeth Geocaris, Lydia Hicks, Amber Jones, Juliana Lujan, Rose Malone, and Tanya Orellana

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April 8, 2017

CalArts

CoffeeHouse Theater

New Works Festival

24700 McBean Parkway,

Valencia, CA

May 18th, 2018

Plaza de la Raza

Boathouse Gallery

3540 N. Mission Road

Los Angeles, CA

May 7th, 2016

Plaza de la Raza

Boathouse Gallery

3540 N. Mission Road

Los Angeles, CA