Andrew Moore: Cuba: The Afterlife of Architecture

Iris Nights Lecture Series


Aired On: Feb 15, 2018

The architecture of Cuba is justifiably famous for its originality, range of styles, and preservation of historical context. However, in the photographs of Andrew Moore, the “living” aspect of Cuba’s architecture is displayed by revealing these structures both as witnesses to, and active creations, of time. Moore photographed Cuba over a period of 14 years and his lecture presents an overview of this body of work and his changing perceptions of the country.

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Andrew Moore

American photographer Andrew Moore is widely acclaimed for his photographic series, usually taken over many years, which record the effect of time on the natural and built landscape. These series include work from Cuba, Russia, Times Square, Detroit, the High Plains of the United States, and most recently, the American South.

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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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