SUNDAY, November 1. 4 pm. Hanes Art Center 121, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH). Chapel Hill, NC 

*Talk: Revolutionary Art or a Revolution in Art? The Legacy of the Cuban

Revolution by David L. Craven, University of New Mexico

Introduced by Emily Kass (Director, Ackland Museum of Art)

Reception to follow.


Screening (following the talk): 

UNA FOTO RECORRE AL MUNDO, Pedro Chaskel - ICAIC (Cuba, 1981). 13 min.

On how a single shot taken by Cuban photographer Alberto Korda of Che Guevara’s face during a memorial event became such an icon. The short documentary tells that it became an icon because the world needed a figure of hope...  


This is the first of a series of talks and screenings organized by the UNC-CH Institute for the Study of the Americas in conjunction with the exhibit “Almost Now:  Cuban Art, Cinema, and Politics” at the Ackland Art Museum.  The exhibit runs August 26 – December 6, 2009. 

See more info: http://www.ackland.org/art/exhibitions/2009/almost_now/