Virgilio Piñera: a hundred-and-five years on from his birth

-“The fish from the tower swims on tarmac” is the line of a poem in the work “Aire Frío” (Cold Air) that choreographer Marianela Boán chose as the title for her six-dancer piece, which premièred in 1992 at the Avellaneda hall of Havana’s National Theatre, in Cuba.

London-based, Cuban writer. Author of “Cuban, Immigrant, and Londoner”, to be published by Austin Macauley. Has written for The Guardian and Prospect.

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