Rural images have a special quality of reminding us that truth is more closely associated with simplicity than with complexity. This is most appropriate at the moment in Cuba. Epic changes between the US and Cuba have created a storm of activity – and also important questions of identity – for Cubans in Havana. Here are some images of the Cuban countryside and the people who know little about the complexity of events happening in their capital.
At first landing in Havana, I witnessed the sunlight detonate a rich variety of patinas and light. This first touch – while pleasing – was unnatural to my eye’s modern training to associate newness with relevancy. In time, my encounter with the city had a texture of its own as I was transformed by my … Read more