MIA PHOTOGRAPHY curated by Gabriela García Azcuy
OPENING: Friday, Apr 28, 2017
Osiris Cisneros (b. Havana, Cuba,1985)
Photographer and painter. Lipstick is a photographic series that uses thread being women in all its breadth. In this way, with a focus on physical appearance, I make an approach to the image and role built for Females in a world governed by multiple stigmata. Illusory scenarios become critical evidence emotional states suggested in poses, glances, silences ... The game appearances is emphasized in the very use of media, large canvases in the fashion pictorial huge now photographs that melt the glass and play value / color and if creating different realities of the same phenomenon. His works are in private collections in France, Mexico, Spain, Venezuela, Ecuador and Cuba.
(...) This author part of the metaphor of the body as multiple narratives viable agent , whether these type cultural, social, psychological ... also uses a bold handling photographic lighting , the strong contrasts of light and shadow, dynamism and mobility of compositional schemes and angulation of the camera , among other resources to be account . It also breathes great theatricality and histrionics in the poses of the characters, and the set design by the locations chosen, pregnant of a world of objects in short significant talkative. Osiris strongly questioned the behaviors and responsibilities that historically societies have assigned gender roles , are asked all the time what is masculine and feminine why and how cultural construction ( and policy ) underlying such designations (...)
María Eugenia López Rossitch (b. Havana, Cuba, 1968)
Architect and photographer. Graduate in 1990 with the Golden Diploma at the Faculty of Architecture in the Higher Poly-technical Institute J. A. Echeverria (ISPJAE) in Havana, Cuba. In the last three years, she started exhibiting and promoting her own work as a photographer and visual artist. Her work is involved in an artistic view about the intimate character of those objects surrounding her in her everyday life which help her reveal through the use of them from a genre position in the social context. Some other subjects as the urban landscape and architecture are also present as a continuity of the investigation and researches in developing movements and the history of urban architecture.
William D. Hough (b, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Bill has spent most of his life living and traveling in foreign lands. Born in Brazil, he has worked and/or lived in various Latin American countries, the US, Asia, and Europe. He speaks several languages and is fascinated by different peoples and cultures.
Photography has always been a part of his life and covers a wide array of themes, colors, designs and forms. He won his first photography award in Brazil in 1973. In 2005, he created Bonita Photos ( HYPERLINK "http://www.bonitaphotos.com" www.bonitaphotos.com). In 2009, he visited Venice at the request of local merchants to do commercial photographs. In 2015, Bill had a three month exhibit at the Wynwood Brewery in Wynwood, Miami. Bill is the author of several books of photography including "Flowers - The Splendid Beauty around Us" (2007); "Faces - The reflection of humanity" (2007); “The Best of Bonita Photos" (2008); "Color Strike" (2012), a collection of dramatic photographic abstracts, and “Sophisticates (2015), a collection of lovely ladies in black and white. Recently, he produced an ebook on Amazon, “Gotcha, click!: A Humanist's Guide to Street Photography” (2016).