The University of the West Indies Faculty of Humanities and Education Department of Language, Linguistics and Literature,
The Embassy of the Republic of Cuba
Carpentier in Barbados Art Exhibition.
Alejo Carpentier was a Cuban writer http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alejo_Carpentier who died in 1980. He spent time in Barbados between 1956 and 1958.
The exhibition features:
Leandro Soto, Visual Artist, and Mario Porchetta, Photographer.
The curator is Grisel Pujala
The mixed-media exhibition reprodyces his stay in Barbados. The photos are taken in a way that you cannot easily see that they are in our days. They are printed in sepia. The visual artist built the installation around the pictures and other objects.
The exhibition is open ONLY by appointment.
Call Leandro Soto at 429-0496
Venue: Art Ballery, Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination, UWI, Cave Hill, St. Michael