Wednesday June 20, 2018


Photo Essay - Enrique de la Uz: Millonarios

At the Galería Villa Manuela in Havana, Enrique de la Uz: Millonarios documents an event of great significance in the history of the Revolution but little known outside the island: the Zafra de 10 Millones, the unsuccessful campaign to harvest 10 million tons of sugar during the 1970 season. Curator Claudia Taboada re-examines the “epic photography” of the Revolution from a contemporary perspective.

Ernesto Javier Fernández: A Photographer in Black and White

In an afternoon of conversation, Ernesto Javier Fernández—himself the son of noted photographer Ernesto Fernández—talks about photography in Cuba through the generations, and his installation in the recent Havana Biennial, with Lianet Hernández.

VIDEO - Sirique: A Champion of Cuban Music Returns in Rediscovered Photographs

Blacksmith by day, musician and music lover in his off hours, Alfredo González Suazo—better known as Sirique—ran one of the most important spaces for Cuban music in 1960s Havana in his blacksmithing shop. One day, a young photographer, Ernesto Fernández, turned up and started shooting. José León Díaz spoke with Fernández about that day. Added bonus: a classic video documentary on "La Herrería de Sirique."

In Conversation: María Martínez-Cañas on What Remains

María Martínez-Cañas describes herself as a “photo-based artist.” In a conversation with Cuban Art News, she talks about the influences on her work, how Cuba has figured in her creative life, and her new show, What Remains.

Preview: “¡Cuba, Cuba! 65 Years of Photography” in the Hamptons

This Saturday, August 15, the International Center of Photography presents ¡Cuba, Cuba! 65 Years of Photography at the Southampton Arts Center, featuring more than 100 works by some 20 photographers, photojournalists, and artists. Co-curator Iliana Cepero talks about 5 works in the show.
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