The exhibition features special works by Antonio Guerrero and Gerardo Hernández, two of the Miami Five. Antonio has contributed a selection of drawings and paintings whilst Gerardo has contributed a series of cartoons. All of their artwork has been completed whilst behind bars. “Behind every work there is always an emotion, but I can tell you that in mine there is, above all, freedom in the roughest confinement” – Antonio Guerrero, Miami Five prisoner Miami Five
The exhibition will open in Manchester on Friday May 4th at 12 midday, It will be at the Anthony Burgess Centre (IABF), 3 Cambridge Street, M1 5BY. Entrance is free. School, College and Community groups are especially welcome. At 7pm a public meeting will be held there. Speakers will include : Lesbia Vent Dumois and Gustavo Diaz Sosa. Both are contributing artists to the exhibition. Lesbia has been Director of Fine Arts at Casa de Las Americas in Havana. Gustavo’s art is currently exhibiting in Madrid. They will speak on culture in Cuba’s revolution and also on the case of the Miami Five. Admission £5, £3 cons. including buffet reception from 5.30p.m.
Further details can be found at www.cubabeyondtheframe.com