New Issue: Casa de las Américas, No. 266

The latest issue of CASA (Casa de las Américas), No. 266, will be presented on Thursday, May 24, 2012, at 4:00pm. The launching will take place at the Manuel Galich Room at Casa de las Américas in Havana, Cuba.

The most recent issue of Casa will have essays by Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano, including his inaugural speech at the well-known awards Premio Casa 2012 and a little known interview that he did of Ernesto “Che” Guevara in 1964. There are also works by Kamau Brathwaite, Eduardo Rosenzvaig, Juan Flores, Raúl Vallejo, Ana Pizarro, Óscar Collazos, Jaime Concha, Arnold Antonin, and Raúl Bueno.  The issue is illustrated with photographs of the most recent winner of the National Prize of Visual Arts [Premio Nacional de Artes Plásticas] Ernesto Fernández (see one of his photos—“Playa Girón”, above).

For more information, see http://www.casa.cult.cu/12/0_programa_inside_iframe.php

For more on photographer Ernesto Fernández, see https://repeatingislands.com/2011/10/28/photographer-ernesto-fernandez-nogueras-receives-cuba%E2%80%99s-national-prize-for-visual-arts-2011/ and http://www.lajiribilla.co.cu/2011/n547_10/547_25.html

 

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