Roby Gallego

Roby Gallego

Photo: Roby Gallego.

Arts dresses in Fashion

The mixture could not be better: designers, plastic artists, photographers and runways. The seventh edition of Art and Fashion dressed in finery the Cuban Art building's courtyard of the national Museum of Fine Arts. From November 13 through the 16 25 suits of different trends and styles paraded through the museum. A different runway that since 2003 links the visual arts with fashion design to provide shapes, patterns, textures and materials that have nothing to do with a conventional runway.

The portable SD cards and flash drives have become very popular devices to listen and share music in public / Photo: Roby Gallego.

Audiometric

Havana can be measured in decibels. The city is pentagram overflowing notes in shapes, colors and waves. To photograph the sound then an advantage: Havana is both bait and prey, and tells you when to shoot. The portable SD cards and flash drives have become very popular devices to listen and share music in public spaces. And sometimes they are annoying, merge with the amalgamation of the sounds of the city and stun. But they are both a source of exchange and social interaction. They are the thermometer to see what musical tastes are played between those who decide to break the isolation of the headphones and publicly share their digital files. To Yadian, a farmer who sells from a cart in downtown Havana, the "equipitos" have a good price on the street. He bought his from a "partner" for 40 CUC which brought it from Ecuador and plays SD cards, flash drives and even can be connected via Bluetooth with cellphones. The models and the size of these devices, as well as those who employ them are varied. A more discreet and almost personal, others coarse, overpowering; the truth is that part of the music of a capital city...

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