Mattress Factory Limited Edition Tees by Manuel Arenas,"Am I Not A Man And A Brother."
Manuel Arenas (b. Cuba 1964) received his Masters in 1992 from the Instituto Superior de Arte (I.S.A.) in Havana. He creates small works from everyday objects whose juxtaposition conveys sharp social and political criticism, which he documents through photography. He exhibits widely in Cuba and Europe.
This piece of text relates to his work entitled, "Artificial Breathing," fromQueloides: Race and Racism in Cuban Contemporary Art.Exhibited from October 15, 2010 to February 27, 2011 at the MF.