July 28 - August 4, 2017
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana

Program of Conferences and Artists Talks.
July 28 – August 4, 2017

Friday, July 28
5:00 - 7:00 pm., Entrance Hall, Cuban Art Building
Opening / Press Meeting

Saturday, July 29
10:00 am., Theatre, Cuban Art Building
Keynote address* by Prof. Robert Farris Thompson: “Afrocuban Spiritual Impact on New York”

Sunday, July 30
10:00 am., Theatre, Cuban Art Building
Keynote address* by Prof. Henry John Drewal: “Yoruba / Lucumi Traditions of Honoring Ancestors (Egungun)”

Tuesday, August 1
10:00 am., Theatre, Cuban Art Building
Keynote address* by Prof. Charles Daniel Dawson: “Zé Diabo, Mimito & Detinha de Xangô: Three Religious Artists in Brazil”
2:30 pm., Audiovisual Room, Cuban Art Building
Artists Talks**: Santiago R. Olazábal, Elio Rodríguez, Alexis Esquivel

Wednesday, August 2
10:00 am., Theatre, Cuban Art Building
Keynote address* by Prof. Bárbaro Martínez Ruiz: “Kongo, a Sansala Art, Visual Culture and Graphic Traditions”
2:30 pm., Audiovisual Room, Cuban Art Building
Artists Talks**: Douglas Pérez, José Ángel Vincench, Yoan Capote

Thursday, August 3
2:30 pm., Audiovisual Room, Cuban Art Building
Artists Talks**: Juan Carlos Alom, Carlos Garaicoa, Rolando Vázquez

Friday, August 4
2:30 pm., Theatre, Cuban Art Building
Screening of the documentary film Dialogues with My Grandmother (2016, 40 min.), by Gloria Rolando. Introduction by Magaly Rolando, director of the vocal group Baobab.

Friday, July 28 - Sunday, October 1
During the Museum’s opening hours, in the vestibules of the 2nd and 3rd floor temporary halls, in loop, screening of the following documentary films:
by Eric Corvalán: Race, (2008, 35 min.)
by Gloria Rolando:
- 1912: Voices for a Silence. Chapter 1 (2010, 46 min.)
- 1912: Voices for a Silence. Chapter 2 (2011, 58 min.)
- 1912: Voices for a Silence. Chapter 3 (2012, 58 min.)
- El Alacrán (2000, 20 min.)
- Oggún: Eternal Presence (1991, 52 min.)
- Los Marqueses de Atarés (2003, 46 min.)
- Reembarque (2014, 58 min.)

and films on Belkis Ayón, Manuel Mendive, Alexis Esquivel, the exhibition “Queloides”, among others.

The documentary film Roberto Salas and The Last Cabildo of Yemayá (2017), by Orlando Hernández and the “Without Masks” team, will be screened in loop at the entrance hall of the Information Centre “Antonio Rodríguez Morey”.

* All conferences with simultaneous translation.
** The talks with screen projections will last approximately 20 minutes.

Download the complete program (english / español)

Image: Armando Mariño. La angustia de las influencias (The Anxiety of influences). 2001

Program of Conferences and Artists Talks.
July 28 – August 4, 2017

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