Citizens of the World: Cuba in Queens

   
  
 
  
    
  
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    Alejandro Aguilera,  Life After Death (E. Fernandez),  2013. Ink, coffee, and crayon on paper, 51 1/2 x 71 1/2 in.

Alejandro Aguilera, Life After Death (E. Fernandez), 2013. Ink, coffee, and crayon on paper, 51 1/2 x 71 1/2 in.

Citizens of the World: Cuba in Queens explores how Cuban visual artists, living both on island and in diaspora, grapple with the profound complexities between identity and place. Simultaneously a collective sentiment and a uniquely individual notion, “lo cubano” extends beyond geographic and existential boundaries. Exploring personal motivations and experiences, this exhibition presents varied expressions of spirituality, humor, isolation, and discovery surrounding the immigrant experience and the intangible connections between where one lives and one’s sense of self.

 

From November 9, 2013 through March 9, 2014 at the Queens Museum, New York. 

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Selected Works