With a different style to that which is normally heard on the island, Lizzy and her band choose to sing in English, for a Cuban audience.
Some people prefer to hang up paintings on their walls and others like to see them on their skin, and they’re carrying real art about on them. That’s what attracted me to getting a tattoo in the first place, and then to become a professional tattoo artist. (10 photos)
Cesar Diario Rodriguez has strong convictions about his responsibility as an artist to make decent music, and with his talent, he’s on the road to a having a very successful career. “I’m 20 years old, although I began studying the cello at beginner’s level when I was eight and I’ve never stopped my studies.”
Antonio Hernandez “Tony” is a photographer and a designer. He was a wine steward before that until he was able to consolidate himself as a photographer and has already taken over important art spaces.
A young Cuban dancer, who has broken away from the old establishments of traditional dance, is imposing his personal ideas on the island’s art scene. However, “Life for a Cuban dancer is much more difficult,” Fabio Aleman tells us.
Mexican artist Hector Vargas is currently holding an exhibition in Denmark with pieces inspired by his experiences in Cuba. Some of the images may be slightly tongue-in-cheek, but it’s not the root intention at all.
The creator of an original brand of products, Roxana Vargas is making her mark as a precious metal craftswoman, taking the market by storm with beautiful silver pieces made in Cuba.
Demetrio Muñiz is a Cuban musician with an extensive career behind him. He has worked as an arranger in many of Cuba’s most renowned music projects and albums. “Everything can be Cubanized,” he tells Havana Times.
A Cuban singer and musician arrives in the Arab Emirates to discover her true home. Hakely Nakao launches her first album in another distant land, Turkey, where she now resides.
Lianne Vega is a young Cuban pianist with a talent that even the most demanding audiences acknowledge. “I believe that, unlike in other countries, particularly in Latin America, art education in Cuba has the advantage of having inherited from Russia a very well organized educational system,” she told HT.