KUBE MAN PERFORMANCE SERIES: A Mesmerizing Performance Exploring Human Equality

A new live show called “Kube Man” is capturing audiences with its captivating visuals and powerful commentary on humanity’s shared essence. The show is conceived and performed by artist Rafael Montilla and features a figure covered in mirrors reflecting the spectators’ faces. This simple yet striking effect delivers a profound message – we are all equal, we are all one.

As Rafael Montilla explains, the inspiration for Kube Man comes from the iconic quote, “All men are created equal,” in the Declaration of Independence penned by Thomas Jefferson. The mirrored cube costume symbolizes how there are no divisions between human beings and, by literally reflecting the audience, it shows that we are all connected. When we look at Kube Man, we are actually staring at ourselves.

Beyond impressing with visual optics, Kube Man stimulates philosophical introspection. The experience invites contemplation on how people are fundamentally connected as part of the human ecosystem, regardless of superficial differences. As we recognize our shared identity, empathy and mutual care become possible.

This poignant mirror effect and its existential implications make for a show that lingers in the mind. It leaves audience members pondering their responsibilities towards others as fellow inhabitants of this planet. Kube Man proves the power of art to promote self-reflection and spark insight into the universal human condition.

The show’s message is vital in the current social fragmentation and environmental jeopardy. Kube Man reminds us to see ourselves in those around us and act accordingly to build a just, sustainable world. It brings the Declaration of Independence’s iconic words to life in an unforgettable multisensory experience.

Through innovative performance art, Rafael Montilla has created a platform to revive founding ideals of equality. Kube Man turns abstraction into a tangible feeling, cutting through divisions. More than mere entertainment, audiences must recognize that we all reflect each other beneath surface variances.


My performance is based on the quote, “All Men Are Created Equal,” part of the United States Declaration of Independence, penned by Thomas Jefferson in 1776 during the beginning of the American Revolution. The second paragraph in the Declaration of Independence states: The quotation “All Men Are Created Equal” is part of the sentence in the U.S. Declaration of Independence, which Thomas Jefferson penned in 1776 during the beginning of the American Revolution that reads, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”

When you see the Kube Man, you’re watching yourself, and then you understand that you are me, and I am you: “We are one; we are the same.” We are all human beings. When we realize we are part of an ecosystem called planet Earth, we will start taking care of each other and the environment and thinking about future generations.

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