SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 8PM
CLEMENTE SOTO VELEZ CULTURAL CENTER
107 SUFFOLK STREET, NYC
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT
YASMIN ROSARIO, CSV CENTER, 212-260-4080, X 11
MIGUEL TRELLES, 212-260-8728 (LEAVE MESSAGE W. PHONE) OR EMAIL
firstname.lastname@example.org OR CONTACT THE ARTIST DIRECTLY:
Rodrigo Ardiles email@example.com
“Real Havana” by Rodrigo Ardiles, a visual documentary series “Real Havana” created by Chilean photographer Rodrigo Ardiles; sets out to capture the simplicity and everyday life of people’s routines in Havana. Ardiles focuses on theinhabitants creativity to survive under a international economic blockade, allowing the spectator to connect with this reality through these images.
“Real Havana” reaches New York after touring Europe and South America; with achieved recognition in Italy at the Latin American photographer’s exhibit “Sguardi dall’america latina” (III edición, Bolognia, Italia).
The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center, a 501 (C)3 not-for-profit, was founded in 1993. It is a Puerto Rican/Latino cultural institution that has demonstrated a broad-minded cultural vision and a
collaborative philosophy. It’s mission is focused on the cultivation, presentation and preservation of Puerto Rican and Latino culture. Yet, it is equally determined to operate in a multi-cultural and inclusive manner, by housing and promoting artists and performance events that fully reflect the cultural diversity of the Lower East Side and the city as a whole.
The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center, continues to be the home to sixteen performing arts and educational organizations – 13 are resident groups (with designated space in the Center) and three are affiliated organizations that use the Center’s facility for rehearsals, creative development and FREE public performances. These are flourishing companies that are enhancing the artistic and cultural life of New York City through their diverse educational workshops and public performances.
“Real Havana” will be inaugurated December 6, 2008, at 8pm, at the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center Inc. 107 Suffolk
St, New York, NY 10002 (212) 260-4080. The exhibit will be open to the public, free of charge.
This cultural event is sponsored by L & I Photo and Digital Labs,
1W 22nd. St. New York City, NY Tel. 212.645.5300