September 14, 2011
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In 2000, photographer Simone Lueck tagged along with a friend on a two-week trip to Cuba. “The first thing I noticed in Havana,” she writes, “was that the city was dark at night. There were no streetlights, porch lights or living-room lamps. It was pitch black except for the faint colorful glow spilling out of open doors everywhere, and it came from the TVs.”
With a 35mm camera and some film, she floated from living room to  living room, capturing that pervasive glow and the people in front of  it. A recent book deal allowed her to revisit those homes in Havana in  2010.
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onaissues:

In 2000, photographer Simone Lueck tagged along with a friend on a two-week trip to Cuba. “The first thing I noticed in Havana,” she writes, “was that the city was dark at night. There were no streetlights, porch lights or living-room lamps. It was pitch black except for the faint colorful glow spilling out of open doors everywhere, and it came from the TVs.”

With a 35mm camera and some film, she floated from living room to living room, capturing that pervasive glow and the people in front of it. A recent book deal allowed her to revisit those homes in Havana in 2010.

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