Roberto Salas

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Roberto Salas (1940)

 

Born in New York, United States. Selfmade photographer, he starts working at Osvaldo Salas Studio. Roberto has displayed several personal and collective expositions in Cuba, Mexico, Nicaragua, Jamaica, Nigeria, Vietnam, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Hungary, Canada, United States, France and Italy.

He has worked as a collaborator photographer for different national and international publications. His participation has been remarkable at events such as: National Photography Salon; Havana City´s Salon; National Salon of Cuba´s National Union of Writers and Artists (UNEAC); “Ashai Shimbun” International Photography Salon, Japan, and the I Cuban Contemporary Arts Salon, Havana, among others. Salas has also received important prizes and distinctions.

His works, expressive and powerful, are conceived with a particular documentary character, reaching one of the most representative spots on cuban contemporary photography history. Salas is the bearer of a special lyricism, balancing his realistic approach on a very personal focus.