Alexis Rodriguez-Duarte & Tico Torres: Two Cubans and a Camera

Alexis Rodriguez-Duarte and his husband, Tico Torres, have worked together for over 30 years.

David Alan Harvey: Capturing Cuba

David Alan Harvey’s discussion of his work in Cuba for National Geographic will be informed by his years instructing young photographers in New York City.

Tria Giovan: The Cuba Archive: Photography from the 1990s

Over the course of six years and 12 month-long trips to Cuba in the 1990s, photographer Tria Giovan returned home to New York City with over 25,000 images of the Caribbean island.

Greg Kahn: Havana Youth

Photographer Greg Kahn discusses how youth identity in Cuba is rapidly evolving and redefining what it means to be Cuban.

Michael Christopher Brown: Cuba After Fidel

Michael Christopher Brown discusses his ongoing “Paradiso” project, capturing the lives of Havana youth and the underground electronica music scene populated by “frikis.”

Anna Mia Davidson: Cuba: Black and White

Anna Mia Davidson discusses how her black-and-white photographs reflect the resilience, ingenuity, and spirit of the Cuban people.

Katy Grannan: Inside Iris Nights

Katy Grannan talks about taking leaps of faith and a reminder of what is remarkable, following her screening of her intimate and powerful film The Nine.

Elliott Erwitt: Personal Best

In this lecture he simply calls, “Personal Best,” Elliott Erwitt will show and speak about a selection of his most favorite photographs from his visits to Cuba in 1964 and 2015.

Juliet Schor: Re-thinking Materialism: From competitive consumption to the eco-habitus

Juliet Schor discusses the consequences of a consumer culture obsessed with wealth and “fast fashion,” outlining a better path for society that is grounded in true materialism and ecological sanity.

Renée C. Byer: Living on a Dollar a Day: The Lives and Faces of the World’s Poor

Renée C. Byer speaks about her internationally acclaimed book, Living on a Dollar a Day: The Lives and Faces of the World’s Poor, which illuminates the stories of people living on the brink of survival and invites us to put an end to extreme poverty.

Myles Little: One Percent: Privilege in a Time of Global Inequality

Curator Myles Little (“a rising leader and visionary” according to The Huffington Post) will walk audiences through the genesis of his new project, its roots in MoMA’s historic Family of Man exhibit, and a slideshow of these extraordinary, timely images.

Catherine Opie: Inside Iris Nights

Catherine Opie discusses her life and work, including her iconic photography series of portraits and American urban landscapes.