Author(s): Robert Polidori
This title includes a book and 4 CDs. Using fascinating images, star photographer Roberto Polidori casts an objective eye at and behind the decaying facades of the Cuban capital. Accompanied by original Cuban music which moves back and forth between deep melancholy and unbridled joie de vivre, experience the soul of Cuba and authentic Havana through faces, architecture and music.
Robert Polidori, born in Montreal in 1951, lives in New York. He is an aesthete of built space; his photographs totally redefine the photography of architecture. Exceptional city portraits capture places almost lost from view and lend them a captivating, melancholy magic that makes Polidori's pictures utterly original. His works have been exhibited in Paris, Brasilia, New York, Los Angeles, and Minneapolis. He is a regular contributor to "The New Yorker," and has been featured in "Geo" and "Architectural Digest Germany." He has received numerous honors, including a World Press Award and two Alfred Eisenstaedt Awards, one of them for the work in Havana.