‘175 years of light. The lighthouse in the photograph ’at the Cabo de Faro Mayor Arte-Press NOTE (03/09/2015)

8 Mar 2015
From March 6 until May 10, the exhibition ‘175 years of light can be contemplated at the Cabo Faro Cabo Mayor. The lighthouse in the photograph ’, which jointly organized the City Council of Santander and the Port Authority through the Image Documentation Center (CDIS) and the Cabo Mayor Art Center. Coinciding with the celebration of the 175th anniversary of the public presentation of the photograph and the beginning of the operation of the Cape Mayor Faro, this sample collects the hundreds of images that have been made throughout its history. For your presentation, postal size will be used fundamentally, format closely linked to the dissemination of photography. As a axis of the sample, there is the wide collection of postcards that Alfonso Díaz Grande has on the lighthouse, recently digitized by the CDIS, and that has yielded for its exhibition, postcards from the Sanz - Villar collection, as well as other graphic documents that will provide the Santander image documentation center and the Documentation Service of the Port Authority. The Faro de Cabo Mayor is one of the most emblematic and suggestive constructions for the visitors and citizens of Santander, and in order to also participate in the event, everyone who is interested in collaborating in collaborating with the contribution of any photographic document with ICONOGRAPHY OF THE FARO OF CABO MAJOR. You also want to have photographers that develop their activity artisticly and professionally, proposing to those who wish to participate who send one or two images of the Cape Mayor Faro of their file, which will be shown in a digital projection in which the data will be recorded of the author. The graphic documents can be directed to the CDIS, the Palace of the Dispose or to the Faro Mayor Art Center, through the email addresses: [email protected] [email protected] Throughout the exhibition the different contributions will be incorporated into the sample. FARO MAJOR ART CENTER SCHEDULE: Tuesday to Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday: 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sundays: 11:30 to 14:30 Closed Monday