2003 American Photo magazine named Gil Garcetti one of the nation’s
master photographers. His two critically acclaimed Balcony Press books,
Iron: Erecting the Walt Disney Concert Hall and Frozen Music, have
been praised for their evocation of the poetry of the iconic Los Angeles
building’s architecture and the soul of those who built it.
new book of photographs, Dance in Cuba, is a visual chronicle of Cuba’s
little-known, yet extremely vibrant, dance culture. Working with
Alicia Alonso, Director of the Ballet Nacional de Cuba, Garcetti
enjoyed unprecedented access to classical ballet and contemporary
dramatic duotone photographs capture the folk dancing and flamenco
of Cuba’s dance heritage as well as the thrilling modern street
performances of daily life there. Dance in Cuba is Cuba as you have
never seen it before—an island alive with dance!