This Art Walk, Cubans Censored in Havana Bring Their Art to Wynwood!
Article by: Carlos Suarez De Jesus
Cuban artists who dare to tiptoe the tightrope between freedom of expression and critiquing their government risk censorship or even jail time. They have to strike the perfect balance between creativity and political and social commentary, all while gambling that a rigid cultural ministry doesn’t crack down on their projects.
So Havana’s artistic husband-and-wife team of José Toirac and Meira Marrero deserve every bit of international acclaim they’ve received for a body of work that subverts Cuba’s political history. Their pieces often include imagery of historic events and people found in the national archives that are re-created with a satirical twist.
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