This past August, art historian Elizabeth Cerejido became the director of the Cuban Heritage Collection at the University of Miami Library. Rosa Lowinger dropped by for a chat about Cerejido’s plans for CHC, her ideas for challenging traditional thinking about the Cuban diaspora, and for bringing the collection to new audiences.
As he wraps up a two-month artist residency in New York City, Glexis Novoa talks about his art, upcoming shows, and sources of inspiration—from the contours of his Manhattan studio walls to residents of his Midtown neighborhood.
For citizens of other countries, national awards for curatorship and art criticism may seem like an impossible ideal. But they’re an annual occurrence on the island, offering a glimpse of the cultural currents that have shaped exhibitions and arts writing in Cuba over the previous year or so. Here, a look at the recently announced winners and their work.