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FOCUS Photography Festival
Curated by Zeenat Nagree
In August 2012, Cuban artist Alejandro Figueredo Diaz-Perera and American artist and curator Cara Megan Lewis began collaborating between the two countries. An SMS would travel from the USA to Havana; in response, a missed call would be made in the opposite direction. Photos were taken over a year on both sides but they did not cross the sea. Assembled later in the form a book in Chicago, the project is a photographic documentation of a year through the eyes of two people separated by space, time zones, as well as the silence between geographic and political boundaries. The artist’s solo presentation, A Dream Deferred, at the Mumbai Art Room takes this book as its starting point to underscore the necessity of the freedom to speak and listen in order to remember.
Pipewala Building, Fourth Pasta Lane, Colaba
Directions: Near Imbiss restaurant. Visit their website for detailed directions.
Tel: 98200 55928
Open Tuesday to Saturday, 11am – 7pm; Sunday and Monday, closed.