Made in Cuba

Made in Cuba features 30 creative professionals, makers, and entrepreneurs on the island. Writers and photographers Molly Mandell and James Burke dive into the remarkable DIY (do-it-yourself) culture the permeates every corner of the country. Fueled by limited trade with other parts of the world, this is not just pastimes are craft projects. It is simply an element of day-to-day existence and a testament to the self-resilience, resilience, and creativity that is synonymous with Cuban people.

The book offers deeply personal accounts of everyone from farmers living almost entirely from their land to artists restoring once-luminous neon signs and designers circulating an independent magazine with a USB distribution network. It also includes guest essays from the likes of singer and composer Daymé Arocena and writer Leonardo Padura. 


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