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Algo que me ata y 150 metros de soga

Algo que me ata y 150 metros de soga

The idea of “connecting” was the origin of Algo que me ata y 150 metros de soga (Something that ties me and 150 meters of rope), the first collaboration between the Embassy of the Kingdom of Norway and the Estudio Figueroa-Vives: Connecting two physical spaces and two intentions. Discussing ideas and common interests and while doing so breaking off some myths that afflict some people regarding certain similarities in Cuban art.

The call we made allowed Fernando Rodríguez and Humberto Díaz to start a dialog with works created with almost twenty years of difference and that coincidentally they had used the same physical resource of the rope as the thread of their respective narratives.

The artists left both buildings literally tied for three months, and connected through the windows and gardens. All of this with a declaration of intentions of all the parties involved.


Cuba Información, Cuba / February 27, 2015

Estudio (o casa) Figueroa-Vives: tanto arte no es casualidad

By Lianet Hernández

La visibilidad que ocupa hoy en el mainstream habanero pudiera ser un detalle engañoso para el Estudio Figueroa-Vives y su historia precedente. Una historia que sirve también para develar buena parte del avance estético de las artes visuales cubanas, sobre todo a partir de la asombrosa y no menos paradigmática década de 1980…


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