Juan Roberto Diago Durruthy(Havana, Cuba, 1971)

Juan Roberto Diago Durruthy stems from a long-established family of black Cuban artists and intellectuals whose credentials are well documented. I would like to draw attention to the way of placing racial identity before national identity in sentences such as this since its use is still a taboo in many of our discourses and writings, probably because of the fear of incurring discriminatory or racist expressions.

Carmen III
Year: 2009
Technique: Acrylic on canvas, collage with burlap cloth, charcoal & seams
Size: 200 x 150 cm

Carmen III
Year: 2009
Technique: Acrylic on canvas, collage with burlap cloth, charcoal & seams
Size: 200 x 150 cm

Juan Roberto Diago Durruthy(Havana, Cuba, 1971)

Juan Roberto Diago Durruthy stems from a long-established family of black Cuban artists and intellectuals whose credentials are well documented. I would like to draw attention to the way of placing racial identity before national identity in sentences such as this since its use is still a taboo in many of our discourses and writings, probably because of the fear of incurring discriminatory or racist expressions.

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