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The Forgotten Origins of Cuban Science Fiction

A Gap in Traditional Historiography Talking about José Hernández Artigas and his role as a precursor of Cuban...

The filmmaker Luis Alejandro Yero talks about the censorship of his film in Havana

There is a moment in this interview where I tell Luis Alejandro Yero (1989) that Cuban censorship...

Pedro Juan Gutiérrez and ‘Dirty Havana Trilogy’: 25 Years Later

Pedro Juan Gutiérrez, at 73, is no longer the sex-addicted alcoholic with sudden fits of rage who...

The Silence Barrier: A Conversation with Roberto Echavarren about ‘Russian Nights: Autocracy and Testimony’ (2023)

In Russian Nights: Autocracy and Testimony (Vernon Press, 2023), Uruguayan poet, narrator, and essayist Roberto Echavarren reconstructs,...

Down with Fidel, Long Live Edel, and To Hell with Trump!

With his new graphic memoir, Worm: A Cuban American Odyssey, artist, activist, and proud “gusano-americano” Edel Rodríguez...

Cuban artist Samuel Riera talks about Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara: “he is an artist in every sense of the word, an eternal nonconformist.”

More than a decade ago, Samuel Riera and Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara (LMOA) met. LMOA started attending...

Conversation with José Ángel Rosabal: We are the country

The proposals surrounding the visual arts currents that constitute geometric abstraction have not ceased to germinate, especially...

‘Subalternas’: Cuban Afrotransfeminist and Decolonial Magazine (An Interview)

This is a conversation with storyteller, journalist and editor in chief of Subalternas, Mel Herrera. Questions and...