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Professor's art exhibited as part of prestigious show in Havana
Professor's art exhibited as part of prestigious show in Havana

by Mark Schwerin

KALAMAZOO—Patricia Villalobos Echeverría, Western Michigan University professor of art, was recently invited to create a site-specific art installation for the 11th Havana Biennial in Havana, Cuba.

The piece, "Cystema @ 23°8'27.054"N 82°21'10.117"W," consisted of hundreds of cell-like sculptural forms and a sound component that invaded the façade and interior of the Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wilfredo Lam, located in Old Havana.

"As an artist, I am thrilled to have my work included within the context of the Biennial and to have the opportunity to dialogue with the Cuban public as well as international artists and critics that visit the Biennial during its run," Villalobos Echeverría says. "It took 12 days to install the...

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