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Hamlet Lavastida - Prophilactic Life

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Hamlet Lavastida’s sophisticated artistic proposal focuses on the field of history, ideology and collective memory. The artist is interested in the diagnosis and reconstruction of a particular iconographic memory associated with the ideological notion of "prophylaxis" wielded by the Cuban Revolution of 1959 as an indoctrination tool aimed at the conversion of the individual in the long …

Hamlet Lavastida’s sophisticated artistic proposal focuses on the field of history, ideology and collective memory. The artist is interested in the diagnosis and reconstruction of a particular iconographic memory associated with the ideological notion of "prophylaxis" wielded by the Cuban Revolution of 1959 as an indoctrination tool aimed at the conversion of the individual in the long awaited archetype of the “New Man”.

By the term "prophylactic work" is known in Cuba the ideological prevention, and educational guidance designed to ensure the full integration of the …

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7275 NE 4th Ave Unit 101
Miami, FL, US