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    Unfinished Business by Erick Mota

    Erick Mota is a kind of chronicler of our thousand and one post-Fidel fossil futures. Entertaining, funny, relying on pure action, from which emanates however a sad reflection on the present of Cuba. He is the author of three books of fiction.

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  • Artwork by El Sexto
    Asuntos pendientes por Erick Mota

    Erick Mota es una especie de cronista de nuestros mil y un futuros fósiles post-Fidel. Entretenido, divertido, apostando por la pura acción, de donde emana sin embargo una triste reflexión sobre el presente de Cuba. Mota es autor de cuatro libros de narrativa.

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  • Painting by El Sexto
    Judith by Abel Fernández Larrea

    In his writing, Fernández Larrea seeks to banish any local color of his sceneries and language, in a displacement that ultimately imitates the most common literary translation. Author of a novel, short stories and essays, he is also an editor at the University of Havana publishing house.

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  • Painting by El Sexto
    Judit por Abel Fernández Larrea

    En su obra Fernández Larrea busca desterrar el color local de sus escenarios y de su lenguaje, en un desplazamiento que termina imitando a la más común de las traducciones literarias. Autor de una novela, cuentos, y ensayos, es editor de la Universidad de La Habana.

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  • Yan Lianke
    Yan Lianke: A Master of Sarcasm

    Independent Chinese PEN Center president Tienchi Martin-Liao profiles celebrated writer Yan Lianke. Longlisted for this year’s Man Booker International Prize, Yan is known to provoke and expose the CCP, despite official bans and censorship.

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  • Photo by Walfrido López Rodríguez
    Ai Weiwei’s Havana

    Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo’s thoughts on the unofficial screening of the documentary Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry at an independent cinema in Havana, Cuba, and of Walfrido López Rodríguez’s photography project inspired by Ai’s “Study of Perspective” series.

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  • Photo by Walfrido López Rodríguez
    Ai Weiwei’s Havana (Spanish Text)

    Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo escribe sobre la exhibición no oficial del documental Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry en un cine independiente de La Habana, Cuba, y del performance fotográfico de Walfrido López Rodríguez inspirado en el “Study in Perspective” de Ai.

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  • visual poem by tarik gunersel
    Philactosophers

    “Philactosophy” is Tarik Günersel’s neologism that means “love of action related to wisdom.” After the Declaration of Earth Civilization Project, he thinks about further steps.

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