Not Knowing Is Like Not Seeing. 2006
Video, 1:27 min
Using red beans to represent people, Lázaro Saavedra’s video animations La gloria borra la memoria (Glory erases memory, 2006) and El que no sabe es como el que no ve (Not knowing is like not seeing, 2006) succinctly dramatise the tension between the official representations of life in Cuba and the actual experiences of Cubans.
© Still: Lázaro Saavedra
The exhibition in London provides a thought-provoking exploration of the complexities of economic and information exchange in Cuba.