About the Book
A series of people portraits capturing the changes that this Island is going through and the repercussion of these new reforms in their lives.
This is a book about a contemporary Cuba, revealing a personal experience about what I found, lived, danced and learned from their unique culture.
Spanish born photographer based in London. She mainly works in long term documentary projects supported by extensive research and portraiture photography. She has dedicated her life to the visual arts, her greatest passion. In 2010 she graduated from the University of Westminster with a Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary Media Practice. To this she has added a distinction in Photography from the New York Film Academy and a Higher National Certificate in Media Production. Raquel has also studied digital arts and sustainable design at Hong Kong Baptist University as part of n exchange student program. She is currently doing an MA in Fine Art photography at the University of the Arts (London) And is a member of the Royal Photographic Society. In 2013, she was awarded the Nikon UK Prize at the East-West Awards. Often exhibited, Raquel Carro is regularly engaged for both public and private photography work, and has been commissioned for various fashion assignments including London Fashi