Exhibitions at Casa de América
This exhibition, complementary to the selection of works and artists present at the Círculo de Bellas Artes, discovers, on the one hand, the origins of documentary-style photography in the hands of a group of artists considered to be the pioneers of this aesthetic category in the American context – Louis Faurer, Robert Frank or Helen Levitt – and its consolidation through publications such as Double Elephant Press – by the hand of artists such as Walker Evans, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Garr… more
This exhibition features works by approximately twenty Cuban photographers, selected during the portfolio reviews held on 30 and 31 October 2019 at the Havana Fototeca when Trasatlántica PHotoEspaña travelled to Cuba.
Each reflects the latest trends in contemporary Cuban photography, the concerns and narrative methods of authors united by the common denominator of the island, with its history, its light and the magic of a setting captured in every snapshot.
Trasatlántica, the visual arts an… more
Girls celebrate the transition into womanhood with an ostentatious party, where they dress like princesses. The show of wealth is important, even in communist Cuba, where the ritual has transformed into a performance, with a special emphasis on the documentation of the event. The girls hire photographers to create images of themselves in elaborate poses, at times daring, other times dream-like. The photographs and the videos, a symbol of luxury and fortune, offer a different vision of Cuba and a… more
A Comprehensive Exhibition of Cuban Phtography
This exhibition, which consists of over 100 images by 50 photographers, is an effort to illustrate and exam the evolution of photography in Cuba from 1840 to the present.
The progression of Cuban photography serves as a continuous record of the country’s life and at the same time a source of visual symbols where critical metaphors prevail the images. Photography in Cuba has experienced diverse moments of inflection that have enriched the artistic panorama of the country, from documentary… more
Colección Jan Mulder
A selection of portfolios reviewed during Trasatlántica 2015 in Mexico City and
Santiago de Chile