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Honorable Mention BIFA 2020 Portfolio / Personal

Land, Land, Land

  • Photographer
    Jose Ney Mila Espinosa
  • Agency / Studio
  • Prize
    Honorable Mention in Portfolio / Personal

The images that I present do not belong to a tourist show, nor are they plays or dances performed by a group of artists. They are real images of two cultures, the "Yorubá" also called "Regla de Ochá", (Afro-Cuban Santeria) the most popular in the towns of Havana and Santiago de Cuba and the "Kimbiza, Santo Cristo del Buen Viaje", one of the least known, founded in Cuba in the 18th century, including within itself, the knowledge of all the practiced religions of that time (European and African). Both star in the images of disease processes of healing. The sacrifice of animals and the land...

His images have been presented in more than 100 collective and individual exhibitions around the world. In spaces like The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa; Southeast Museum of Photography Daytona; Museo Latino, Omaha, Nebraska; Richmond Hall/The Menil Collections, Houston; Museo de Arte de Downey, Los Angeles, California; Museo de Bellas Artes de Santo Domingo, República Dominicana; Fototeca del INAH, Pachuca, México; Museo Tambo Quirquincho, La Paz. Bolivia; Museo de Huelva. España; Museo del Humor, San Antonio de los Baños y Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de La Habana...