The “new man” was a utopian notion shared by all authoritarian and totalitarian regimes in the 20th century. This concept worked as tool to develop technologies of social and political control. In the lecture Cuba as a lab. The new man and the Revolution, Abel Sierra Madero will address how the “new man” shaped the revolutionary politics during the sixties and the seventies in Cuba, and how the Island became a biopolitical laboratory within the transnational socialist project. Sierra Madero was invited to documenta fifteen by lumbung member Instituto de Artivismo Hannah Arendt (INSTAR).
With kind support from the Jorge M. Pérez Family Foundation
In Spanish with translation into English.
Du-Ry-Straße 1, 34117 Kassel
Location: documenta Halle INSTAR Square
Languages: English, Spanish