Lisette Poole: The Cuban Diaspora

Iris Nights Lecture Series
Lecture
PAST EVENT: Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Lisette Poole is a Cuban-American photojournalist based in Havana whose work explores themes of beauty, resilience and family history. She has covered the transformation of the island for the last seven years as it incorporates new elements of capitalism, while the nation moves away from its socialist and communist past. In her lecture, Poole will discuss her photographs and provide an intimate look at Cuba and its people, reflecting her experience as part of the diaspora and returning to her mother’s homeland to document daily life on the island.

Speaker

Lisette Poole
Lisette Poole

Based in Havana,¬†Lisette Poole is a Cuban-American photojournalist, whose work explores themes of beauty, resilience and family history. In Cuba, Poole has covered the transformation of the island for the last seven years as it moves away from a socialist and communist system, and incorporates new elements of capitalism. Many of her photographs…

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Exhibit

Revealing complexities both on and off the island, Cuba Is explores aspects of Cuba not easily accessed by foreigners, and sometimes not even by Cubans themselves.

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Location

Annenberg Space for Photography's Skylight Studios
10050 Constellation Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90067

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