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Yaima Carrazana Ciudad

Fascinated by the elegance of movement displayed by a horse on a red carpet, the young Cuban artist Yaima Carrazana Ciudad (b. 1981, Santiago de Cuba) in her work La Hybris de un Rey (2004) refers to the arrogance of Agamemnon, the King of Crete. In Greek antiquity, hubris constitutes the most heinous transgression committed by an individual attempting to challenge destiny and the gods. Here Carraza oric commentary on the political situation of her ccountry of origin.


  1. Yaima Carrazana Ciudad, "La Hybris de un Rey", 2004. Vidéo, couleur, son. 1 min 26 sec. Ed. 2/3. Collection Mudam Luxembourg, Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean. Acquisition 2005 © Photogramme : Mudam Luxembourg
    Yaima Carrazana Ciudad La Hybris de un Rey, 2004

    Vidéo, couleur, son
    1 min 26 sec
    Ed. 2/3
    Collection Mudam Luxembourg
    Acquisition 2005
    © Photogramme : Mudam Luxembourg

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