HAVANA TIMES — The eleventh “Bienal de La Habana” arts festival, which opens on Friday and will run through June 11, is involving 180 artists from 43 countries. In addition, hundreds of thousands of art lovers are expected to turn out – including more than 1,000 US citizens, reported AP.
Among the guests will be the controversial Austrian performance artist Hermann Nitsch, Argentina’s Monica Millan, Gabriel Orozco from Mexico, US artist Andres Serrano, the Russian-American project of Ilya and Emilia Kabakov and T.V. Santhosh from India.
The artists from Cuba include Roberto Fabelo, Los Carpinteros, Sandra Ramos, Juan Roberto Diago, Manuel Mendive and Carlos Garaicoa.
In addition, many creative projects and independent artists plan to present their works off the event’s official program.