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Joakim Eskildsen: Cuban Studies

Joakim Eskildsen: Cuban Studies


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The final volume in Joakim Eskildsen’s trilogy on dysfunctional political systems

Following American Realities (2016), which dealt with people living under the official poverty line in the United States after the financial collapse of 2011, and Cornwall (2018), a poetic photographic study of the county that voted for Britain to leave the European Union but would now decide otherwise, Cuban Studies is the result of Eskildsen’s (born 1971) journeys between 2013 and 2016, when, accompanied by Cuban journalist Abel Gonzalez, he traveled throughout the country during a period of major transition following economic reforms.

“The more I learned about Cuba,” says Eskildsen, “the more difficult it became to understand. It was like learning to see the world from a different angle.… From my very first journey, Cuba put a spell on me that made me return again and again. It was a time of optimism and uncertainty, and great hopes for the future.”

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783958297043
Publisher: Steidl, Gerhard Druckerei und Verlag
Publication date: 06/25/2020
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 12.25(h) x 0.00(d)