- An Unlikely Pair Pictures Havana
By: Debbie Elliott
Nestor Marti, 38, is a photojournalist in Cuba's bustling capital. Chip Cooper, 60, is known for artistic, composed shots of the Alabama countryside. Both of them typically work alone, but for the past two years they've had the rare opportunity to work as a team, walking the narrow streets and wide plazas of Old Havana.
- interview w. Cuban photographer Nestor Marti
By: Alabama Public Radio
Tuscaloosa, AL – A joint US-Cuban photographic exhibition has opened in Havana, Cuba. It features the work Alabamian Chip Cooper and Cuban Nestor Marti (Nes-ter Mar-TEE). They spoke with Alabama Public Radio's Brett Tannehill by telephone from Havana. Nester Marti says when the exhibition opens at the University of Alabama this fall, he hopes it will show the true colors of the Cuban people ...
- Photos: Exhibit allows a glimpse at Cuba, forbidden to Americans for so long
By: Victoria Fleischer
Plonkser first visited Havana in 2002 on a People-to-People tour of Cuban art, a trip that profoundly affected her. She wandered into an open air contemporary photography shop and, after purchasing a print, was directed across the plaza to the only photography gallery in Havana at the time. Soon she was connected with Ramirez who introduced to her photographers throughout the bustling city.