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El Otro Lado Del Alma


Edition Oehrli (defunct)
El Otro Lado Del Alma
Syncretisms in Contemporary Cuban Photography
Natalie Bolivar, Moritz Neumuller, Eugenio Valdes and Magaly Espinosa
German, English

95 pages
25 x 30 cm
ISBN: 3905597381

Cuban culture has often been described as a product of a syncretistic process, in which the Afro-Cuban cults play an important part. These religions originate from the intermingling of African spirituality with Spanish Catholicism and beliefs of the native inhabitants.

El otro lado del alma (the other side of the soul) was produced in cooperation with the Fototeca de Cuba, Havana’s Museum of Photography. It is the first comprehensive exhibition on the role of syncretisms in contemporary Cuban photography and video art.