Ship of Tolerance to sail in Havana Biennial
THE HINDU – 2 May 2012
Cuban children and young people will paint the Ship of Tolerance with hope, one of the art projects to be exhibited at the 11th edition of the Havana Biennial, whose messages of peace will be raised here as of May 11. The Ship of Tolerance has been exhibited in several countries and is a symbol of fraternity. This art project was created to celebrate the International Day of Tolerance, declared by the United Nations in 1996, and children in every country decorate and print its sails with calls of encouragement. The ship arrived in Havana to participate in the Biennial and will be exhibited at the courtyard of Castillo de la Fuerza (Castle of the Royal Force) in Havana’s historic heart, as part of proposals in outdoors location, the most enjoyed by the public.
First held in 1984, the event has attracted world-renowned artists.
This time, artists from more than 40 countries are expected to participate.