Studio Nelson Gonzalez has been installed in Cuba since past April 26th. He is working on the representation of Aruba in the 12th edition of the Biennial of Havana. With his arrival, a complex plan has spread through the different cultural sectors of the city, looking for integration among them with the aim of arming a complex puzzle…
His Project “El jardín de lasdelicias; Vamos a versiesoesverdad” will be the result of several weeks in the process of direct work with actors, dancers, a linguistic specialist, technicians and most of all the human contact with the Havana society, in which this creative exercise is planted, concentrating the popular knowledge through the Cuban sayings and refrains.
The Production and Direction are in charge of Nelson González and André Le Grand, assistant Producer, Eduardo Rencurrel and the special participation of Wanda Canals for the adaptation of the script.
The performance proposed by Nelson can count on a lineup of professionals consisting of Cuban actors such as: Ury Rodríguez, Jorge Luis Aguilar, AimeéDespaigneBalbon, David Hernández Izaguirreand ClaudiaMonteagudo. Cuban singers; Adis Herrera (Lyrical), Addis Moreno (flamenco), YimiKonclaze(Rap). Cuban Dancers; Dianelis Herrara Molina, Diana Cano Rodríguez, Liliet Orozco Cabrera, Idiam Rodríguez Martínez, Alejandro Miñozo Jiménez withthespecialparticipation of Gloria Brice, Aruba and Carmen Irene Díaz, Cuba –Canada.
Technical team consisting of; Rogelio Bryce. Chief Technician light and sound, Rocio Aballi Hernandez and Frank Fernandez, Direction of Photography, Alesandro Milo Otero. Makeup, Sarima Pérez Proveyer. Video Edition, Soraida Ramírez. Confecion of Costumes, Francisco Gil García. Escenographic Construction, JunielMentado, 3D Animation, Company ofillumination and sound PMR (Pablo Milanés Records) Franco Noda García. Assistantofchoreography.
The first presentation of the performance will be in the Centro de Arte Contemporaneo Wilfredo Lam, at the Plaza San Ignacio of the Habana Vieja, Sunday May 24th, at 8:30 pm with a repetition in the ParqueTrillo, CalloHueso, at the corner between Hospital and San Miguel, Centro Habana on May 26th at 8:30 pm.
The general production of the performance ”Vamos a versiesoesverdad” has been made possible with the financial support of; MondriaanFonds Netherlands, Prins Bernhard CultuurFonds Caribbean, Ministry of Culture Aruba and UNOCA Aruba.