By approaching Castro’s Cuba from the margins, author Anna Veltfort creates a unique lens through which to observe the mechanisms by which a political system acts upon those who live within it.
The images that foreshadow the turmoil of the Cuban Revolution jar you back to the precariousness of our times.
First created for the Havana Biennial in 2000, Bruguera’s installation-performance is a critique of the totalitarian structures that impact people’s daily lives.
Here’s a look at some of this year’s acts of art censorship.
“What would your State Department say if they knew you had been kept incommunicado in the Sierra Maestra with [me] for three days?” Fidel Castro asked Lee Lockwood, an American photojournalist, during a rare, smoke-filled seven-day interview in 1965.