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BOOK RELEASE: New Havana Monograph

Piercing the Darkness
an unvarnished view of the mythical port city of Havana

128 pp , 77 black and white quadtone plates

Essay Waiting for the Invisible by John T. Hill

PURCHASE NOW- SIgned copies. $65.00 plus shipping. contact or use website inquiry.

Magnum photographer Constantine Manos writes: "  Exceptional work. . . these pictures coming out of Havana have never been seen before".


Cuban Cultural Center (CCC) NYC Conference Cuban Photography. Presentation by Margarita Aguilar " The Mysterious Aunthenticies of Susan Bank's Cuba: Campo Adentro. New School, October 21, 2018

Women of Vision: PA Women Photographers. Panel includes  artists Susan S. Bank, Judith Ross, Lydia Panas and others. Allentown Museum of Art, March 15, 2018

Cuba: Piercing the Darkness Leica Gallery/Boston exhibition curated by Anabel Velasquez Rodrigues. July 12 - September 9, 2018.  Presentation with Susan S. Bank and Constantine Manos, September 6, 2018

2017 Photo Review Benefit Auction donation of silver gelatin print, "The Healer" and monograph Cuba: Campo Adentro.  University of the Arts, Philadelphia PA., October 28, 2017 7pm.

Opening Reception, Sept. 28, 2017, The Expanded Caribbean: Contemporary Photography at the Crossroads, curated by Susanna Gold, Drexel University Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, Phila. PA., until Dec. 10, 2017.

Presentation and Book Signings by Susan
S. Bank and Bryan Wofe 

Photoville NYC, 2017

Presentation:Piercing the Darkness, Leica Store, Boston, MA,. August 10, 2017, 6pm.

Exhibition: Latin American Fotogrfia :"Los Dios", MOLAA Museum of Latin American Art, Los Angeles, January 6-22, 2017, Buenos Aires, June 6-17, 2017

The Photography Show, AIPAD, March 30-April 2, 2017, NYC

Piercing the Darkness selected by Elizabeth Avedon as one of 2016 Best Books.



School of Visual Arts, NYC,
Lecture and book signing, January 10, 2017

Lenscratch review, November 21, 2016

BBC News Radio Interview, Nov. 10, 2016

InVision Photo Festival, Bethlehem PA, Panel on Book Publishing, November

5, 2016

Leica International Fotographie Magazine, cover feature, November 2016

LUCIE AWARDS  2016  First place in non-professional monography category

Latin American Fotografia V Exhibition "Los Dios". Opening reception, Thursday, Nov.3, 7-11 pm, Angel Orensanz Foundation, 172 Norfolk St., (off E. Houston). 2017 traveling to LA, Brazil, and Brooklyn Photoville.

Havana Cuba, Presentation of Piercing the Darkness by Prof. Ricardo Viera, June-July

Piercing the Darkness Presentation and Book Signing, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA October 20, 6:30 pm

Cuba Si group exhibtion, Portsmouth NH Public Library, September 1-30. Reception and book signing, September 8, 6:30-8:30 pm

PhoPa Gallery, Portland, ME Book signing

Maine College of Art, Portland,ME Lecture

Works from Piercing the Darkness accepted for Latin Fotografia V catalog

Zeke Photo Magazine, Cuba Issue, October, 2016

The PhotoBook, online book review by Douglas Stockdale, Sept, 2016

Shadow and Light online magazine review by Tim Anderson, Sept-October 2016

Leica Fotografia International magazine feature, Nov 2016 Issue

Black and White Photography magazine, review by George Slade, Dec., 2016

Group Exhibtion "Under the Cuban Sun" with Walker Evans, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Korda, Mario Algaze, Raul Canibano and others. Throckmorton Fine Art, 145 E. 57th St., NYC. June 16 - September 17, 2016. Opening Reception June 16 6-8pm. Inscribed copies of Piercing the Darkness available to purchase. Catalog avail to purchase from Gallery

Lecture and Booking signing The Print Center Philadelphia PA June 9, 2016. Introduction by Bob Tursack, publisher, Brilliant Press

Piercing the Darkness Book Signing Philadelphia Photo Book Fair April 1-2 2016


Mary Ellen Mark XV Years group exhibit. Bravo Center, Oaxaco

40th Anniversary Exhibition: 40/40 Blue Sky Gallery Portland, Oregon

VIVA CUBA! Group exhibition with Virginia Beehan, Alex Harris, Korda, Corrales and others, BigTown Gallery, Rochester, VT, curated by gallery director, Anni Mackay,  May 6 - July 11, 2015.

Brujas, Pero Tambien Brujos. Group exhibition with 49 international artists, Havana, Cuba, curated by Sandra Ceballos. September- October, 2014.

Google Art Project - Michener Art Musuem, "The Healer" from Cuba Campo Adentro

Looking at Images. Editor Brooks Jensen. Published by LensWork.

Shots Magazine Summer 125 issue. "Hieroglyphs" from Piercing the Darkness

Griffin Museum of Photography 20th JURIED EXHIBITION. "Dairy Twirl" from Salisbury Beach (Aline Smithson)
Opening Reception July 10, 2014. Exhibition to August 31, 2014

Philadelphia Photo Arts Center 5TH ANNUAL CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY (Mary Ellen Mark and Brian Clamp)
Opening Reception June 12, 2014. Exhibition to August 30, 2014

The People's Choice: Celebrating Michener's Top 25, Exhibition, from the Collection, Michener Museum of Art to July 20,2014. Image titled The Healer from Cuba:Campo Adentro.

Michener Museum of Art, Doylestown PA. "Where Children Sleep" photographs by James Mollison. March 15 -June 29, 2014. Special Exhibition Panel: Place and Photography" March 16, 2014, 3-4:30pm. Photographers Andrea Baldeck, Susan Bank, and Ed Eckstein

The Print Center Philadelphia PA 88th Annual International Competition, June 2014 (Julie Dolan)


Cuba: Campo Adentro. Photographs Susan S. Bank. Text by Juan Antonio Molina. Bi-lingual. Sagamore Press 2008. Limited  first edition copies available from author, photo-eye Books and Amazon. Awarded The Best Books of 2009, photo-eye Books, and The Best Photography Books of the Year 2009, PHotoEspana

Catalog Brujas, Pero Tambien Brujos, Havana, Cuba

Looking at Images. Brooks Jensen. Published by LensWork. Available May 2014

Catalog The Griffin Museum of Photography 20th Juried Show July 2014

Catalog - Making Magic: Beauty in Word and Image" , James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown PA  Brian Petersen. Available for purchase at the museum.

 The Photo Review  Annual 2011 Robert Mann

The Photo Review Annual  2012  Peter Barbarie

Catalog Oaxaca XV Mary Ellen Mark (available through Falkland Road)

WOMEN Photographers Selections from the Luag Teaching Collection Celebrating 40 years of Women at Lehigh University, curated by Prof. Ricardo Viera. Available for purchase at Zoellner Arts Center

Cuba:Campo Adentro series LensWork and LensWork Extended #82 available through LensWork. Includes dvd.


Sergio Larrain. Aperture Books
Signs of Life:Photographs by Peter Sekaer. Steidl
Saul Leiter: Here's More, Why Not. a Fifty One publication
Small Island, Big Picture. Alex de Steigeur. Self published.
Map of the World. Luc Chessux
Memory City. Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb. Radius Books
Songbook Alex Soth Mack

TR Ericsson Crackle and Drag



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