Walking the streets in Havana is like dipping into dense imagery. Restored historic buildings, decaying buildings, rusty railings, head-spinning shows and luxury hotels. Colorful American cars made more than 60 years, Russian Ladas, modern buses and automobiles imported from China parade through the streets. Fragments of a dense literary inspiration that resulted in Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea (1952), which earned him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954.
Cuba’s boxing matches, cockroaches, tobacco, old cars and warm colors, monumental mansions, the smiles of their fictional heroes. This carnival of images and palettes will be the guide of Trip “The Colors of Cuba”, the trip organized by Espaço f/508 de Fotografia.
During the “Noviembre Fotográfico” festival organized by Fototeca de Cuba, visitors will have the chance to visit exhibitions in galleries and cultural centers, as well as participate in guided tours and round tables. The event will be a significant experience for the development and promotion of the values of Cuban photographic art.
For the attendees at “Trip Havana 2018”, f508 is offering 03 workshops (in Portuguese):
+ Documentary Photography, with Daniel Marenco
With a large photojournalism and imaginative documentary photography trajectory, Marenco is currently noteworthy as one of the best photographers in the field. He has covered a number of political events, such as the last three Brazilian presidential elections, the “June 2013” manifestations in Brazil, the president Dilma’s impeachment and has documented the Mariana mining disaster and Nepal earthquakes. His pictures were published by great newspapers, in between O Globo and Folha de S. Paulo. In 2015, was finalist at Esso journalism award with the photographs ‘Terremoto em Katmandu‘ (earthquake in kamandu) and ‘Marcado a ferro e fogo‘ (branded in iron and sword). Was also a nominated and selected with highlight at both national and international accolades.
+ Color explosion, with Humberto Lemos
Being a photographer for 30 years now, Humberto Lemos operated in the field of publicity photography in Rio de Janeiro. Moving to Brasilia, he opened and now coordinates the “espaço f.508 de fotografia”, teaches photography, curates photographic exhibitions and virtual publication, besides developing social integration projects, such as Retratando com Alma/Portraying with soul (2005), a workshop conducted with visually impaired people, and Libertas CAJE/Extricate CAJE (2008), conducted with the inmates of the institution. Lectured at Secretaria de Cultura do Distrito Federal (Federal District’s Department of Culture from 2005 to 2007.
+ Mobile Photography, with Raquel Pellicano
Bachelor of arts from the University of Brasilia (UnB), Raquel Pellicano is a photographer and visual artist, with authorial production and experiments with photographic language. Commercially, she is specialized in portraits, female nudes and travelling records. At 30’s, teaches courses and workshops and coordinates the photographic studio at “espaço f508 de fotografia”. She has signed many fashion editorials, with published works at Vogue Brasil, Trip, VIP and Playboy.
The “Trip” departs from airport José Martí, in Havana, with transfer to our accommodation that can be selected in the options: individual room, double or triple rooms (depending on availability).
Details of the package:
+ Transfer Havana’s airport – housing in Havana Vieja
+ Transfer housing in Havana Vieja – Havana’s airport
+ Accommodation in Havana Vieja (6 nights)
+ 3 WS: Documentary Photography, Color explosion, Mobile Photography,
(Air transportation not included)
The housing/headquarters is located in Havana Vieja. It is the most populous neighborhood of the Cuban capital, and one of the most charming too. The people on the streets, the music echoing of the houses, the toddler’s soccer, the explosion and blend of colors and smells turns this into a captivating place.
Habana Vieja is World-Heritage listed since 1982, for it’s high concentration of historic buildings and unique architecture. Fortress as Castillo del Morro, San Salvador de La Punta and La Cabaña, from the colonial period, are a part of it’s “need to see” patrimonial sites.
**All the images ilustrating this page are intelectual property of “Espaço f/508 de fotografia”, registred to Humberto Lemos and Raquel Pellicano.
– U$856,42 (one person | 3 bed shared room)
– U$1007,55 (one person | 2 bed shared room)
– U$1310,09 (onde person | private room)
+ Prices above according to the value of dolar on july 27th 2018. It may change due to exchange rate.
+ This prices are available until august 20th, or until we have unoccupied accomodations.
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Espaço f/508 de Fotografia
SCLN 413 Bl D sala 113 – Asa Norte | Brasília/DF
ZIP Code: 70876-540, Brazil.
Tels.: +55 61. 3347 3985 | +55 61. 9 9140 0303
Monday to friday, from 02 P.M. to 08:30 P.M. (GMT -3)