Art Exhibition: Polibio Díaz’s “dominicanYork”

Polibio Díaz’s “dominicanYork,” a series of photographs and installations, will open on September 12, 2012, at 8:00pm, at the Dominican American Cultural Institute [Instituto Cultural Dominico Americano]. The institute is located at 21 Abraham Lincoln Avenue in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic.

Polibio Díaz (1952) was born in Barahona, Dominican Republic. He studied photography at the University of Texas where he earned a degree in Civil Engineering. His photographic work has appeared in the yearbooks of Best Photography of the magazines Photographer’s Forum and Creative Photo, and was included in 100 Years of Photography 1899-1999. He has also contributed to books such as Espantapájaros del sur [Scarecrows of the South], Imágenes de carnaval [Carnival Images], Una isla, un paisaje [One Island, One Landscape],and Interiores [Interiors], among others. He has presented at biennials and exhibitions worldwide. Several of his works are now part of the UNESCO works of art collection in Paris, France.

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See the artist’s page at

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