Metrópoli

Metrópoli, is a reasoned and metaphorical picture of Havana. In the series, the imaginative flight of art is fused with the objectivity of design (…) Animals, as protagonists of these stories, are part of an analogy with the human essence (…) Means of transportation function as a metonym for the exhibition’s structuring topic: transportation, the trigger for innumerable social dynamics and the latent concern of every average Cuban, not to mention the overtones of migration, in which insularity is transformed at times into a cursed circumstance. Yorlán uses the means of transport as receptacles of images or text balloons in which to enclose their stories. With this compositional solution, he resolves to group the chaotic urbanization into a single figure that is legibly separated from the neutral background (…)

Dayma Crespo Zaporta, Havana, September 2018. Excerpts from the words to the catalog.

Los que se quedaron, details
Los que se quedaron, details
Expedición, details
Expedición, details
Taxi driver, details
Taxi driver, details
Cerdos sagrados, details
Cerdos sagrados, details
Container familiar, details
Container familiar, details
5G, details
5G, details
Los que mueven La Habana, details
Los que mueven La Habana, details
Sweet dreams, details
Sweet dreams, details
El arca de Matías, details
El arca de Matías, details
Llegada a Marte, details
Llegada a Marte, details

Here you can see some photos about the work behind Metrópoli.