Antonio Guerrero’s “The Air Vent”
The exhibition is highlighting the illegal U.S. blockade of Cuba which has cost the country over $831 billion since its introduction, over 54 years ago.
The exhibition will be opened at 6pm on Tuesday 22 March by New Zealand's Ambassador for Cuba, His Excellency Mario Alzugaray Rodriguez.
The exhibition is held at the Anderson Lloyd gallery of the Otago Art Society, on the first floor of the historic Dunedin Railway Station, from 21 March to 3 April, 10 am to 4 pm daily (the Gallery is closed on Good Friday, 25 April.)
The opening will feature poetry by Victor Billot and music by John Guy Howell.
The illegal U.S. blockade has cost Cuba $831 billion
Recent changes in Cuba will be highlighted at a free public lecture hosted by the Humanities Department from 4 pm to 5 pm on Tuesday 22 March in the Burns 2 Lecture Theatre at the University of Otago.
The Ambassador for Cuba Mario Alzugaray Rodriguez will speak on “Cuba's co-operative revolution: worker co-operatives and the future of the socialist agenda”, and there will be an opportunity afterwards for questions from the public. All are welcome.
The Ambassador will meet with members and supporters of the Dunedin Cuba Friendship Society for breakfast on Wednesday morning.
The exhibition is sponsored by the Dunedin branch of the Alliance Party, New Zealand's democratic socialist party.