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Interview excerpt published in the catalog of the II Salon of Contemporary Cuban Art (fragment)Eduar
Eduardo Hernández Santos
 
“...in my photography work I use the male body as support of a metaphoric construction, where I vindicate elements of the Greek-Latin aesthetic which I consider present in our culture. On one hand use the body as an isolated photographic element, on the other, that body imbricates itself within cultural constructions and within more complex techniques. I use the collage as a support, for creating cultural relations where that body interacts with architecture and urban landscape. Eclectic and visionary images arise this way, with those I intend to create queries, questionings...

Beauty, ambiguity and horror establish a conceptual relationship and are displayed to the spectator in referential icons, provocative, questioning traditional roles, imposed from the culture itself... "

(Interview excerpt published in the catalog of the II Salon of Contemporary Cuban Art. Center of Development of the Visual Arts, Havana. 1998)