Spending three weeks in this vast, and diverse island country changed my life.
I say this because it gave me a heartfelt appreciation of a people who have endured a life, and lifestyle outside of their immediate control, and understanding. Just as we Americans do not, “truly” know the full political picture to why this once beloved neighbor, has become the prodigal son just off our coast.
The title of this portfolio, “The Beautiful Ruin of Cuba” may seem a bit cliché at first glance. However my intention with this title is to speak to a deeper interpretation of it’s meaning.