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For the Love of Beautiful Books: An Ode to the Work of Rolando Estévez for Ediciones Vigía

Ruth Behar (ed.)

in Handmade in Cuba: Rolando Estévez and the Beautiful Books of Ediciones Vigía

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401520
eISBN:
9781683402190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401520.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Rolando Estévez was the founding and guiding artistic director of Ediciones Vigía from its inception in 1985, in his hometown of Matanzas, Cuba, until 2014. In this personal reflection, the ... More


Introduction

Ruth Behar (ed.)

in Handmade in Cuba: Rolando Estévez and the Beautiful Books of Ediciones Vigía

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401520
eISBN:
9781683402190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401520.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This is the first anthology to bring together a broad framework of personal and scholarly perspectives on the handmade books of Ediciones Vigía in Matanzas, Cuba, and its project of producing ... More


Handmade in Cuba: Rolando Estévez and the Beautiful Books of Ediciones Vigía

Ruth Behar, Juanamaría Cordones-Cook, and Kristin Schwain (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401520
eISBN:
9781683402190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401520.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Handmade in Cuba is an in-depth examination of Ediciones Vigía, an artisanal press that published exquisite books crafted from everyday supplies during some of Cuba’s most dire economic periods. ... More


Estévez Always Walking on the Grass

Nancy Morejón (ed.)

in Handmade in Cuba: Rolando Estévez and the Beautiful Books of Ediciones Vigía

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401520
eISBN:
9781683402190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401520.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In this poetic essay Nancy Morejón describes meeting Rolando Estévez and Alfredo Zaldívar for the first time, while she reflects on Vigía’s publication of her poetry. She situates her own ... More


The Artist’s Voice: Rolando Estévez Jordán

Juanamaría Cordones-Cook

in Handmade in Cuba: Rolando Estévez and the Beautiful Books of Ediciones Vigía

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401520
eISBN:
9781683402190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401520.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter includes an overview of the origin and evolution of Ediciones Vigía, which resonated with the Arte Povera movement, as well as the development of Vigía’s aesthetics, materials employed, ... More


Tracing the Tracks of Time in Natural Love: Nancy Morejón’s Cántico de la huella

Gwendolyn Díaz (ed.)

in Handmade in Cuba: Rolando Estévez and the Beautiful Books of Ediciones Vigía

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401520
eISBN:
9781683402190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401520.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter features a comparative analysis of Cántico de la huella, an erotic elegy by Cuban poet Nancy Morejón, and of Rolando Estévez’s interpretation of the poem in his book design, which ... More


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