10/31/16 – 3:29 P.M.
The Findlay Rotary Club heard from two speakers about art as activism and dissidence in Cuba. Philip Sugden and Carole Elchert are working on a documentary on the topic. Elchert informed the club that many artists choose to voice their political and humanitarian opinions through art. Sugden added that this is dangerous to do in Cuba, and could lead to arrests and prison time.
The two are in post-production of their documentary, which is called Activismo: Art &Dissidence in Cuba. The documentary features many prominent Cuban artists who became activists or dissidents through their work.Read More →