Publisher Note

Revolution or evolution? Fall or rise? Whorehouse or paradise? Cola or guarapo? Marlboro or Cohiba? Beans or lobster? Freedom or Guantanamo? Track suit or tie? Internet or carrier pigeon? Salsa or rap? Old-timer or Turbo? Museum or future-lab? Work or none? Hope or exile? Or a mix of all of these queries? It’s different than we think – much more complicated, deep and full of surprises. Reason enough to dedicate the 21st issue of Slanted Magazine to a young generation of Cuban designers and artists.

“Slanted #21: CUBA – The New Generation” illuminates contemporary design, photography, illustration and typography from Cuba with a special focus on Cuban poster art – most projects and artworks have never been shown outside Cuba

We are very happy to present numerous essays and reports: “Chico & Rita – A film by Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal” as well as “Malecón Buena Vista” by Wolfgang Wick (DE), “Happiness” by Frank Wiedemann (DE), “Havana Today, Havana Cultura” by Randall Koral (FR), “Necessary Things” by Ernesto Oroza (US), “Posters as Bridges” by Carlos Zamora (US), “Design on an Island” by Pedro Contreras Suárez (CU), “Give Guantanamo Back to Cuba” by Jonathan M. Hansen (US), “Equal among equals – The Emporer’s New Clothes” by Michael Schmidt (DE), “The Human Memory Machine” by Ian Lynam (JP) as well as “Cuba, mi amor” by Anna Berkenbusch (DE). Furthermore we talked to Hartwig Runge (Ingo Graf, DE), Javier Mariscal (ES), Mario MC (CU), Sachie Hernández Machín (CU), Sara Vega Miche (CU), Nelson Ponce Sánchez (CU), Raúl Valdés González (Raupa, CU), Michele Miyares Hollands (CU), Giselle Monzón Calero (CU), Roberto Ramos Mori (CU), Edel Rodríguez Molano (Mola, CU), Pepe Menéndez (CU), Eduardo Sarmiento (US), Daniel Díaz Milán (CU), Carlos Segura (US), Pablo A. Medina (US), Claudio Sotolongo (CU), Jorge González (DE) and Yoan Pablo Hernández (DE). In our interview format (10 x 10) 10 international designers gave answers to 10 questions about poster design – Andrew Lewis (CA), Anette Lenz (FR), Götz Gramlich (DE), Gunter Rambow (DE), Harmen Liemburg (NL), Jeff Kleinsmith (US), Kiko Farkas (GR), Niklaus Troxler (CH), Takashi Akiyama (JP) und Yossi Lemel (IL).

Art Magazine

Slanted #21: Cuba – The New Generation

Release Date March 2013
Art Direction: Julia Kahl,
Creative Direction: Lars Harmsen
Series Slanted, #21: Cuba – The New Generation
ISSN: 1867-6510
Original Price 14.00 EUR
Availability Out of Print
Subform Design Magazine
Topics Cuba, Type Design, Typography
Language English, Spanish
Format Softcover
Dimensions 16.0 × 24.0 × 2.0 cm
Pages 320
Material Soporset Offset Premium, Maxi Silk, Maxi Offset (Igepa)