Seitu’s World: Harlem Havana At Harlem Hospital Mural Pavilion As Part Of Harlem Week 2019

Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On Monday, the 5th of August, 2019 Sietu attended the Harlem Havana event during Harlem Week 2019 at Harlem Hospital Mural Pavilion as part of HARLEM WEEK in Harlem.

An international public art project that brings together photography, dance and education to celebrate Afro-Cuban Rumba, returns to Harlem with an eclectic new program.

Liquid Heat | La Rumba Llama by artist Jessica Angel is a photography installation and international education program celebrating the rhythms of Cuba. Liquid Heat | La Rumba Llama.

Angel has worked with renowned Afro-Cuban dancers and the Pogolotti community, a Havana neighborhood famous for its Rumba, to create a series of vibrant, life-sized photographs that capture the energy and passion of Rumba. The never seen before photographs will be accompanied by a custom- made soundtrack including a reading by Alden Knight of one of Afro-Cuban poet Nicolás Guillén’s poems set to Rumba percussion.

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