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11/07/2022 - 11/09/2022 Seen: 8.329 times

CONRADE ARCHIVE , Kurt Snhnitzer , 'Conrad' (Austria). From July 11 to September 11 . Carlos III Exhibition Hall (Ronda Street)
From TUESDAY to FRIDAY from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. SATURDAYS and SUNDAYS from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Inauguration on Monday, July 11 at 8:00 p.m. FREE ENTRY
This exhibition of images is the result of the research work that the Cartagena photographer Juan Manuel Díaz Burgos carried out in the city of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic). In 2002 he learned of the existence of a fund that houses the General Archive of the Nation. From there he rescues all the negatives of the Austrian Kurt Snhnitzer (a) "CONRADO" made from 1939 to 1943. This Jew, a doctor by profession, immortalized his years of Caribbean exile with his camera. His photographs portray what Ciudad Trujillo was like, the current Santo Domingo. Reflecting a village-city with the vestiges of an old Spanish colony rooted in the old quarter of its walled area; some peripheral neighborhoods with many of their streets unpaved, lacking public lighting, boarding houses sweetened as "hotels", wooden tenement houses roofed with zinc, 


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