By Yasmin S. Portales-Machado and Ted Henken for VULTURE on February 26, 2015

In the year 2000, photographer Simone Lueck documented Cuban TV habits in a photo series, a project she picked up again in 2010. "The first thing I noticed in Havana was that the city was dark at night,” she wrote. “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."...

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Capturing Cuba's TV Culture
By Claire O'Neill for NPR on August 18, 2011

Simone Lueck is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts MFA Alumna. For more about her work, please visit:

Image courtesy of Artist Simone Lueck.

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