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Private View: Frank Thiel | Quinceañeras

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Please join us for the Private View of Frank Thiel's exhiition Quinceañeras at Blain|Southern Berlin. For his latest body of work, artist Frank Thiel returns to portrait photography for the first time in over 20 years. Quinceañeras examines the Cuban tradition of lavish coming-of-age celebrations around a girl’s 15th birthday. Known for intensively researched projects that document temporary states and places in transformation, Thiel uses the quince tradition as a metaphor for the shifting social and economic climate of Havana - creating a portrait of a generation of young women alongside that of the city itself.

Private View: Friday 27 April 2018, 6-9pm

Gallery Weekend opening times:
Saturday 28 April 2018, 11-7pm
Sunday 29 April 2018, 11-7pm