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Photographing Cuba: My Myth, My Reality

A project in by Silvia Ros + Anne Swanson

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Cuban-American photographer, Silvia Ros, is traveling to Cuba, with educator and mentor, Tim Hossler, on a photographic journey.
Backers: 54
Average Pledge Per Backer: $64

Funded: $3,477 of $3,000
Dates: Jul 17th -> Aug 16th (30 days)
Project By: Silvia Ros + Anne Swanson
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Latest News


August 15th - via:
Thank you to all of our KICKstars! Your support means the world to us and this has been an amazing learning experience in so many ways. Cuba was a wonderful reminder about what is important in the world and the things we take for granted (like soap).... (Read More)

Two days left and we are almost there!

August 13th - via:
Thank you so much to all of you who increased your backing once you saw the photos! We are happy you like them and are looking forward to¬†filling orders!  (Read More)

Updates with Havana images added!

August 13th - via:
We spent the last day searching for 4-5 images from Havana to update this campaign. And five images turned into an edit of 30! We hope you love the images as much as we do and order more prints, as these limited edition photographs will only be... (Read More)

New reward added for large prints!

August 12th - via:
We have added a new reward for three 16x20 prints for $215 at a backers request. Big prints make a big impact! Order yours now. Only three days left to meet our goal.  (Read More)

Return from Cuba!

August 11th - via:
We have returned after 10 amazing days in Cuba. There are no words to describe what we have seen and experienced. Luckily Silvia took almost 40,000 pictures, which she is filtering through now. We should have some sample images posted later¬†today.... (Read More)

Cuba in minutes...

August 1st - via:
In less than hour we will arrive in Havana! See you in 10 days!  (Read More)

Havana History?

July 31st - via:
We are so excited that several of our backers have been able to share some of their family history in Havana with us. If you have a location/address in Havana for a family home, etc, please let us know and we will be happy to shoot it for you, if we... (Read More)

Off to Cuba!

July 24th - via:
We are off to Cuba tomorrow! The schedule and activities are shaping up and excitement is mounting. Thank you to our early supporters and those that bumped up their backing for a bigger reward. We will have 5 days when we return for the final push. I... (Read More)

Reward Updates

July 23rd - via:
After several requests we have added additional rewards with larger print sizes! Let us know if you would like to update your previous order and we can make adjustments.  (Read More)

Learn more about Silvia's LGBT collection at the Smithsonian

July 17th - via: (Read More)

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