Fidel Castro


Monday, April 21st, 2014

Latin America, the country–through Gabo’s eyes

'... Around the 1940’s, Giovanni Papini declared that Latin America had not provided anything to humanity, not even a saint, as if that was not good enough. He was wrong, because we did have Santa Rosa de Lima, but he didn’t count her, maybe because she was a woman. His assertion illustrated precisely the idea that Europeans...

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

Sunday Ephemera No.2

Whatever rightwing propaganda you’ve been fed or whatever you think of Fidel Castro now (no one should be leader of a country for more than 40 years), you can’t deny the decisive role Cuba under Fidel Castro’s...

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010

Graphic Art / Superheroes in History

The latest issue of Wired features the art of Aran Harahap, a photographer and illustrator, who inserts superheroes into actual historical events. Like the photographer where Batman watches Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro addressing US media in a...