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Alt Title(s): Se parece a la felicidad
Collection Title(s): Manuel Mendive collection
Location: Performed in La Habana, Cuba, in 1997.
Synopsis: In 'se parece a la felicidad,' renowned Cuban artist Manuel Mendive orchestrates a massive performance event, combining visual arts, music, dance, performance art, Afro-Cuban elements and 200 hundred bodies painted to represent the sky, the sea, and the land. In this performance, brightly-colored bodies streak through the streets of Havana, shouting and gesturing wildly, dancing in sync, carrying...
Collection Title(s): Manuel Mendive collection
Location: Performed at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, La Habana, Cuba, in 1987.
Synopsis: Video documentation of Manuel Mendive's 'Para el ojo que mira,' an interdisciplinary performance held at the opening of Mendive's eponymous art exhibit at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Havana in August of 1987. An ambitious, syncretic, critically acclaimed show that included mixed media paintings, sculptures, masks, and performance, 'Para el ojo que mira' opened with an exuberant public b...
Collection Title(s): Manuel Mendive collection
Location: Performed in Lenin Park (La Habana), Río San Juan (Matanzas), and at Hotel Oasis (Varadero), Cuba, in 1991.
Synopsis: 'Amarillo, azul y blanco,' a video by Ramón García, documents a traveling, public performance art event created by renowned Cuban artist Manuel Mendive. Brightly-painted dancing bodies journey through Lenin Park (Havana), San Juan river (Matanzas) and Oasis Hotel (Varadero) in a performance of embodied syncretism, a dance of colors - 'yellow, blue and white,' the title of the piece - echoing both...