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Exploring Cultures Through Sport

20 Sep 2019 @16:50 - 17:30

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National Geographic photographer Ira Block has been documenting cultures around the world for over 30 years. From Bhutan to Mongolia to Myanmar to the arctic regions he and his camera have recorded the inhabitants' lives and the changes - both... more



Through his travels, Ira Block discovered that people in all nations have a common passion – their love of sports and sports clubs. In developing nations, this connection is even stronger.

The American national sport of baseball is also the national sport of the island nation Cuba. Cubans began playing baseball in 1864 after two Cuban boys returned from college in America where they played the sport.
Block spent two years photographing the Cuban people and their love of baseball. From young children to ageing Veterans, baseball opened a photographic window to the Cuban community. In a nation with economic hardship, Block found that freedom of sport can bring joy and happiness to people that live in a world with few entertainment options.


Exploring Cultures Through Sport
Ira Block
20 Sep 2019
16:50 - 17:30
40 min
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Xposure International Photography Festival Auditorium - Hall 5
Expo Centre Sharjah
Sharjah, 61110
United Arab Emirates
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