Diaspora is a multimedia performance installation piece that fuses abstract and figurative representations of African cultures in displacement, Cuba nin particular, and in the Caribbean area. Yemaya, Yoruban goddess queen of the ocean, is portrayed with objects and artifacts form contemporary American culture. Chanting and drumming songs are originally from Nigeria, played by Cuban musicians.
The exhibition space is an environment adaptable to a variety locations. Visitors are surrounded by a quantum meaning poetic arrangement. Music, sound, video projection help to understand and feel the presence of African mythology and perception of reality wherever this piece is in installed.
Ritual and contemporary art expressions are integrated as solid unit.