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Split Seconds: Havana

About this Book

IN JULY 2015, Abe Kogan nav­ig­ated the streets of Havana, cam­era in hand. He cap­tur­ed the evoc­at­ive beauty of an isol­ated island frozen in time. Kogan’s black-and-white pho­to­graphs are devoid of pic­tur­esque trop­ic­al land­scapes and charm­ing beach scenes. Rather, they are pro­voc­at­ive, intim­ate por­traits of the daily lives of the Haban­er­os. These inner-city vign­ettes reveal Havana’s urb­an pulse. The focus is on the dynam­ic com­munity that inhab­its a world on the brink of change. This book cap­tures life on the pave­ments where the cit­izens spend their time. Their expres­sions are marked by both vital­ity and hard­ship. They gos­sip­ over bal­conies. and lan­guish­ in the door­ways of the once-glor­i­ous build­ings that have fallen into ruin.

At a Glance

  • Foreword by: Richard Edlund
  • Distributor: Abrams
  • Publisher: Cameron Books
  • Publication Date: December 4, 2018
  • Price: $85.00
  • Trim Size: 1113 34
  • ISBN: 9781944903459
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Illustrations: More than 100 black-and-white photographs
  • Rights: North America

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