Women Photographers in the Republic, Women of the Cuban Photography Club
"Last Wednesday of the Month" Lecture
"Women Photographers in the Republic"
Wednesday, June 26; 6:30 - 8:30pm
This lecture offers an unprecedented approach to the role of women as a modernizing force in Cuban society, focusing on the existence of the Photographic Club of Cuba between 1935 and 1962.
Aldeide Delgado, Founder and Director of Women Photographers International Archive, will discuss her findings while conducting research for her project, Catalog of Cuban Women Photographers.
Conceived in 2013, this initiative aims to document and recognize the work of women photographers in Cuba. It is a platform for the investigation on women who contributed to the development of Cuban photography, the historical conditions of their artistic participation, and the topics in their works beginning in 1853 with the recovery of the first Cuban female photographer to the present. Women Photographers International Archive is a nonprofit organization that researches, promotes, supports and educates about the role of women and those identified as women in photography