Christina Arza unveils her first photography book ‘Slowly, Tenderly’

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In April 2024, Cuba American photographer Christina Arza Will release its much-awaited first photography Book, slowly, gently, This new book encapsulates Arza’s personal and artistic journey and reflects her profound exploration of self-expression through the lens of the camera. The book is accompanied by a letter written by Arden Sherman, senior curator of contemporary art at the Norton Museum of Art, followed by an in-depth interview between the photographer and Julie Dare of the Élysée, Lausanne.

Christina Arza unveils her first photography book 'Slowly, Tenderly'
slowly, gently © 2024 Christina Arza

,slowly, gently is an erotic journey of place, body and the warmth of love; A journey that we all dream of in our own ways. Cristina Arza gently reminds the audience of the possibility of slowing down, observing and experiencing the joy of everyday life.

,charles traubAmerican photographer and teacher

Christina Arza unveils her first photography book 'Slowly, Tenderly'Christina Arza unveils her first photography book 'Slowly, Tenderly'

This book is a testament to Arza’s deep connection with nature and the human experience. Through a blend of documentary-style fiction and poetic narration, Arza invites the reader on a journey through her life, exploring themes of identity, memory, and the passage of time. slowly, gently The carefully curated images, selected from Arza’s extensive oeuvre, each offer a glimpse into her world and invite viewers to embrace the beauty of simplicity and introspection.

Christina Arza unveils her first photography book 'Slowly, Tenderly'Christina Arza unveils her first photography book 'Slowly, Tenderly'

“Christina’s photographs make me feel at home in the world. His lens has the unique ability to capture the essence of life. I have never been as comfortable in front of the camera as I am with Christina behind the camera. He captured the most memorable moments of my life, and turned them into something timeless.” –Ali TamposiAmerican songwriter

slowly, gently
© 2024 Christina Arza
Designed by Christina Arza
Printed and bound in Belgium by Die Keur
Photographed on Kodak Portra film
Scans by The Color House NY

hardback
11.7 x 8.5 inches. 96 pp, 71 images
ISBN 979-8-218-3189-4
price $50

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About Christina Arza

Christina Arza, born 1989, is a Cuban American photographer known for his poetic and documentary-style imagery. Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Arza’s work is deeply influenced by her Cuban heritage, nature, and the human experience. He received an MFA in Photography, Video and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts in NYC.

He co-founded Strong, an art magazine featuring contributions from artists like KAWS, Ryan McGinley, Austin Weiner and others. Arza’s work has been published in magazines such as Billboard, VICE, Rolling Stone, V Magazine, and Vogue. Christina has worked for many private commissions, most recently with world renowned artist Michelangelo Pistoletto.

©2024 Christina Arza


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