Art, Community & Cuban Culture
September 8, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center
Join us for a conversation with Pedro Pulido, a renowned Cuban artist visiting the U.S. He will share his work about the Community Socio-Cultural Project “Cintio Vitier” which he founded in Habana, 2009. He will present a reexamination of today’s Cuban culture based on three neighborhoods engaged in this project with the goal to create cultural pride and appreciation for the arts.
This presentation will be in Spanish, interpreted by Mayte G. Harbison
- Pedro Miguel González Pulido was born in 1942 in the city of Habana, Cuba. He graduated from the San Alejandro National Academy of Fine Arts and The University of Arts of Cuba. He is the founder and director of the School of Vocational Arts “Paulita Concepción,” and is currently a professor of art in sculpture at San Alejandro. He has participated in multiple collective exhibitions in Europe, Latin America and the U.S.
All audiences are welcome to join us at this event. Captioning, ASL Interpretation and Audio-Description services will be available upon request by contacting us.
Location: 803 S. Morgan St. LCB2 Chicago, IL 60607
Co-sponsors: UIC Latin American and Latino Studies Program and the African-American Cultural Center
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