Cultural activity that aims to make visible the forms of popular devotion to St. Lazarus through the visual arts and music. It has been part of the social imaginary of Cuba and a sample of the popular religiosity of this archipelago bathed by the waters of the Caribbean Sea.
Make an exhibition in the form of an intalative altar with different visual works of recognized artists of Cuba in which stand out Lesme Larroza, Michel Mirabal, Marco Herrera Gallego, Xiomara Gutiérrez Valera, Yander Zamora, William Reira and a photographic collection of the Africa House Museum of Havana. All these visual works show the devotion to Saint Lazarus from different perspectives that each of the artists show. Thus demonstrating how important this display of popular devotion is for the construction of national identity.
Theoretical panel where the presence of Saint Lazarus in Cuban popular music will be discussed – Lic. Yasmani Castro Caballero
Curator of the exhibition: Yasmani Castro Caballero, critic and researcher