Voices of independence

Latin america juhla

SALASANAT -multilingual encounters of poetry and art in Finland- in cooperation with Sivuvalo, El Centro Cultural Latinoamericano”, the Cultural Centre Brasil-Finlandia and the Cultural Centre CAISA, present:

Voices of independence: Contemporary Latin American literature and art feast.

-Romantic Picnic Club-

26.09.2014, 19:00 to 23:00 hrs.

Juhlasali, CAISA

5 euros, K-18

Welcome to share live words in all languages of soul!


Salvaje Mexica in Finland

This is not poetry, but it is very close to it.

From September 5th until October 2nd, Helsinki will receive the exhibition of contemporary engraving “Salvaje Mexica”, made by one of the most talented Mexican artist, Humberto Valdéz, as part of the celebrations around the Independence of Mexico and the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of Embassies in Finland and Mexico in the festivity intituled “Mexican Cultural Month”, organized by the Embassy of Mexico in the International Cultural Centre Caisa.

The graphic work of Master Valdez, has been awarded and recognized in National and International Biennials and Competitions during the last years. He also has been the founder of the Taller “La Imagen del Rinoceronte” and initiator of the first National movement in Mexico of Talleres de Grabado with the initiatives “A Tiro de Fuego” and “Coediciones de 10, calls whose main aims are to do an compilation and documentation in respect to engraving that occurs in all the Mexican Republic.

Humberto Vladéz

Humberto Valdéz

Salvaje Mexica is an excellent oportunity to see, to smell and to enjoy this facinating proposal of engraving in large format that show the different faces and scenarios that living in a big city once called Tenochtitlán was like.

La Democracia de la Patria

Also, in the “Mexican Cultural Month” you will see the art proposal of Mexican artist resident in Finland, such as of glass design of Itzel Labra, the drows of Ana Gutieszca, the papel sculpture made by Rosamaría Bolom, the ecological jewellery “Toinen Elämä” of Jaime de Vizcaya and the wonderful collection of Mexican dresses of María Estrada.

See you in Caisa!!!

Mikonkatu 17 C, 00100 Helsinki


More information about Humberto Valdéz