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.

De la serie “Donde el dolor no duele” (From the series Where the pain doesn´t hurt)
Year: 2003
Technique: Digital photo print on PVC
Size: 150 x 100 cm

Theme: identity violence race
De la serie “Donde el dolor no duele” (From the series Where the pain doesn´t hurt)
Year: 2003
Technique: Digital photo print on PVC
Size: 150 x 100 cm

Concept: identity violence race
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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