Ernesto Oroza is a Cuban visual artist known for his work around the concept of 'technological disobedience' that refers to popular inventiveness in the recycling and reuse of objects in 1990s Cuba. He was recently awarded the Pernod Ricard Fellowship and had the opportunity to conduct research at the Villa Vassilieff in Paris.
David Walters alights in Guantánamo to learn all about traditional changüí – a genre that emerged in the mountains of eastern Cuba in the 19th century and that is based on autochthonous instruments like marimbula, tres and guayo.
For the past ten years, we have been shining a spotlight on Cuba to give a bigger voice to the island's creators and to reveal the best of its contemporary music and arts scene. We would like to thank the artists that have collaborated with the project throughout this first decade as well as our audience for the continuous encouragement. Here’s to many more years of rhythm, fusion and joie de... View details ⇨