Spend seven days capturing the neighborhoods and beauty of Havana with master photographer and Pratt instructor Federico Savini. Post-trip, study tour participants are invited to exhibit a selection of photographs they make in Cuba in a group show at the SCPS Gallery.
An extensive and avid traveler, Federico has recently traveled Cuba from the east to the west, interacting with locals in the urban centers of Havana, Santiago, Baracoa, and Holguin as well as in the countryside. He teaches digital photography and until recently, was the manager of the darkroom and photography facilities at the Pratt Manhattan Center.
Open to all, this educational tour appeals to artists, photographers, photography enthusiasts, and anyone interested in exploring the beauty and culture of Cuba. Enjoy a guest lecture by a prominent Cuban art critic and curator and field trips to unique cultural and historic locations including: a visit to the Akokán Community Project (an Afrocuban religon’s market,) a day trip to Las Terrazas with a visit to the Sierra del Rosario Biosphere and Soroa Orchid Botanical Garden, a tour of San Carlos de la Cabaña Fortress, a visit to Camara Oscura—offering panoramic views of Old Havana, to name a view.
Participant housing is single occupancy rooms in casa particulares (private home stays) in Havana including breakfast and laundry service. Group direct flight from New York City to Havana is included in the tour price.
Pratt Alumni receive a 10% discount.
Detailed information can be found on pratt.edu/Study-Abroad. Extended registration deadline is January 10. For tour price and other information, contact Suzanne de Vegh at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212.647.7299.