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.

Hombre en azul (Man in blue)
Year: 2008
Technique: Acrylic on canvas, collage with burlap cloth, charcoal & seams
Size: 130 x 100 cm (canvas) 200 x 150 cm (frame)

Theme: gender identity race
Hombre en azul (Man in blue)
Year: 2008
Technique: Acrylic on canvas, collage with burlap cloth, charcoal & seams
Size: 130 x 100 cm (canvas) 200 x 150 cm (frame)

Concept: gender identity 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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