Cuban artists visit the UK for opening of Presente! show
On 6 October, the exhibition was opened to a packed VIP Private View where over 100 special guests enjoyed meeting the artists while viewing the works for the first time. Rob Miller, opened the exhibition on behalf of the Music Fund for Cuba and speakers included HE Teresita Vicente, Cuban Ambassador, Dodie Weppler, one of the coordinators of the show and Anand Sagar, owner of the GX Gallery.
Three Cuban artists, Adislen Reyes, Luis Camejo and Mario Gonzalez (of The Merger) and Cuban curator, Chrislie Perez Perez were presente, having been invited to the UK to speak to people in many different venues, talking about their art and Cuban culture, as part of the Presente! project.