Monument to the Century of Revolutions curated by Nato ThompsonCuban Revolution, 1959. Patria o Muerte, 2017
Photo: Chto Delat
The Cuban Revolution was an armed revolt conducted by Fidel Castro's 26th of July Movement and its allies against the right-wing authoritarian government of President Fulgencio Batista. After six years of armed struggle, Castro ousted Batista on 1 January 1959, putting in place a revolutionary socialist state. The Cuban Revolution had a profound cultural impact creating the new possibilities for anti-colonial struggles around the world. A major figure of the Cuban Revolution was Ernesto "Che" Guevara - an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat, and military theorist.
The collective Chto Delat (What is to be done?) was founded in early 2003 by artists, critics, philosophers and writers from Russia with the goal of merging political theory, art and activism.
Their artistic activity utilizes a range of media — from education practicies to film, theater, radio programs, publishing newspapers, murals, seminars and public campaigns.
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Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen Street West
Parental guidance advised
This project is outdoors.