the blue stripes refer to the three old divisions of the island; and the two white stripes represent the strength of the independent ideal. The red triangle symbolizes equality, fraternity and freedom, as well as the blood shed in the island's struggle for independence. Finally, the white star symbolizes the absolute freedom among the Cuban people.
"I’ve always been curious to learn from older people from different countries, from different cultures, their generations, and the different contexts, because with certain age comes a certain wisdom." - JR, renowned street artist