Vital Lines / Líneas Vitales

January 27, 2022

In the spirit of solidarity, the Elizabeth Catlett Art Space and Printmaking Studio at The People’s Forum paired six Cuban artists and six US-based artists to make work based on themes connected to the life, energy, and liberation inspired by the Cuban revolution.

This art initiative focuses on the ongoing significance and legacy of Cuba’s international solidarity and collaboration. Each artist pair was given a specific theme for their work based on the importance of Cuban revolutionary achievements. Those themes included friendship, future, struggle, liberation, sovereignty, and peace. Artists were invited to collaborate, discuss, and debate across borders within their creative processes.

Coordinated by Reynaldo García Pantaleón and Hannah Priscilla Craig, the exhibition and portfolio features works by Cuban artists Aldo Cruces, Arístides Torres, Greta Acosta Reyes, Kalia León, Karla M. Gómez, and Víctor Ubieta; and US-based artists Andrew Nance, Carolina Vega, Ian Matchett, Kimberly Villafuerte Barzola, vienna rye, and Vivek Venkatraman.

Artists’ original work was screen printed in limited editions in the Elizabeth Catlett Art Space & Printmaking Studio.  Portfolios are available for purchase on a sliding scale at 1804 Bookstore.

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