OnCuba – Contemporisha

The Cuban artist and photographer Alejandro Calzada Miranda opened yesterday at the CU-1 gallery in downtown Miami, a personal exhibition under the title Contemporisha composed of twelve photographs.

As indicated by the title of the exhibition, the artist explores with these recent snapshots in the spirit of the deities of the Yoruba pantheon, and how they are taken and interpreted in contemporary times.

This religion and its deities, the Orishas, have inspired dissimilar creators throughout art history. As unmistakable symbol of Cuban identity they rise wrapped in the mystical legends or patakines that have transpired to date.

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