The making of the work
Although based on a particularly beautiful old cinema on the outskirts of Havana, the cinema is a fiction created from details taken from many different buildings. Carlos and his team converted their research into meticulously detailed architectural drawings from which the model makers could work.
Carlos employed a team of highly skilled people to make the work. He employed a master model maker and a team of assistants to make different parts of the model. He also employed a sculptor to make the figures and finally in the weeks before the show opened at Volume! in Rome, he and his wife worked night and day to finish the piece on time.