CV (Selection)

Celia Irina González Álvarez, Havana, 1985         Yunior Aguiar Perdomo, Havana,1984

 

Studies

2009 Graduated from Higher Institute of Art (ISA), Havana, Cuba.

2006 Graduated from “Cátedra Arte de Conducta” a project by Tania Bruguera, Havana, Cuba.

2004 Graduated from “San Alejandro” Fine Arts Academy, Havana, Cuba.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2016. Cultura Autoctona, Renier Quer Studio, Havana.

2015. Six eyes and three tongues, looking out of the corner of the eye, Arte Actual, Ecuador

2014. Discontinuous Room”, Center of Visual Art Development, Havana

2012. I Think I Know…” Center of Visual Art Development, Havana 

2011. Surf on concrete, Salle Zero, Alianza Francesa, Havana

2007. Inventory, First edition, Ludwig Foundation of Cuba, Havana

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2018 

El Fin del Gran Relato, Oficina de Proyectos Culturales, Vallarta, Mexico

Climate Change Cuba / USA, USF Contemporary Art Museum, Florida, USA

 

2017 

Delikado Peligroso, Centro de Residencias Internacional Matadero Madrid, Spain

Cuba mi Amor / Cuba my Love, Galería Continua, Le Moulins, Paris, France 

No black / No white (no and), Cisneros Fontanals Art Space, Miami, USA

“Kunst x Kuba, Contemporary Perspectives since 1989”; Ludwig Forum for International Art, Aachen, Germany.

El Fin del Gran Relato, Galería Taller Gorría, Havana Cuba

Archive Collection, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba 

ON / OFF, Video Show, Victor Hugo Cultural Centre, Havana, Cuba

Oye como vá. Cuban contemporary art, Whitley Gallery, Dunedin Fine Art Center, Florida, U.S 

 

2016

Connecting Cuba. Whats next?, De Balie, Amsterdam, Holland

Tree without a nest, National College of Architecture, Havana, Cuba

Cuba, since the 80’s, Casa de Mexico, Havana, Cuba

International Day, new talents Biennale, Cologne, Germany

Quemar las Naves, Addaya Centre D’ Art, Mallorca, Spain

BITE THE BORDER, Riad Denise Masson, Institute Facais, Marrakech, Morocco

Architecture, the mother of all Arts, Wifredo Lam Art Centre, Havana

 

2015

Mouse Head, Vives- Figueroa Studio, Havana, Cuba

Rendez-vous 15, Lyon Biennal, Institut D’ Art Contemporain, Villeurbane/ Rhone- Alpes, Lyon, France

The artist between the individuality and the context, 56 Venice Biennale, Cuban Pavilion, Venice, Italy 

Unos para uno y uno para uno, Collateral Event 12 Havana Biennial, Miramar Trade Centre, Havana 

Ram, Rom, Run, Collateral Event 12 Havana Biennial, Loft Havana 

 

2014 

Werkpräsentation der Artists in Residence, Kultur Kontakt, Austria

Fronteras en cuestión, Artepari, Graz, Austria

La utilidad de la Historia, Factoria Habana, Havana

Bread and Circus, Instituto Superior de Arte, Havana

Bite, Factoria Habana, Havana

Lo que sucede conviene, Servando Cabrera Gallery, Havana

The Spaces In Between, Belkin Gallery, British Columbia University, Vancouver, Canada

Breaking the walls, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana  

 

2013

STING, ESMoA, Los Angeles, USA

Cuban Virtuality, TUFFT University, Boston, USA

Curadores Come Home, Espacio Aglutinador, Havana

Faceloop, Deveron Arts, Huntly, Scotland

El Ardid de los Inocentes, Factoría Habana Gallery, Havana

 

2012

Gulliver, Freies Museum, Berlin

Festival of videoarte, National Library, Buenos Aires

Unterm Schweibfell,  E105 Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Loop Festival, Barcelona, Spain

11 Havana Biennale, Great Theatre of Havana, Cuba

A Smell that comes through my Window, Rum Museum, Havana Biennale, 

 

2011

Situating No-land: Video art from Latin America, Slought Foundation, Filadefia, EUA

Ya sé leer, Texto e imagen en el arte Latinoamericano, Wifredo Lam Center of Contemporary Art, Havana

III Week of Latin American video, Andalucía, Spain

 

2010.

Cuban Video, 8th Floor Space 17 West 17th street, New York City

Off The Record, Miami, Edge Zone Art Center, E. U. A

Audiovisual Screening Ephemerides: 2008, Wifredo Lam Center, Havana, Cuba

II Iberoamerican Video Week, La Nave Espacial, Sevilla, España

Stoic Tropic, University Museum of Science and Art, México

 

2009 

International Festival of Electronic Art and Video. Tránsito_MX 03, Autonomías del desacuerdo, Mexico 

Experimenta Colombia, Latin-American film festival of media art, Bogotá, Colombia

 

2008

Logic Bomb, Arte Conducta, 7 Gwangju Biennale, South Korea.

Cubans convertible, Havana Gallery, Havana, Cuba

 

Residencies

2017

El Ranchito Programas de Residencias Matadero Madrid, with the support of Artista x Artista, AECID and the Centro de Residencias Artísticas Matadero, Madrid, Spain

2016

6th Marrakech Biennale- new talents 2016- Havana Biennale / International Residency, Marrakech-Havana-Cologne 

2014

Kultur Kontakt Artist in Residency Program, Vienna, Austria

2013

ESMOA Residency, El Segundo, Los Angeles, USA

2013

Deveron Arts Residency, Huntly, Scotland, UK

2010/11

Habana Cultura Residency, supported by Habana Club, Havana

2010

Batiscafo Residency, Havana, Cuba

2006/07

Caribbean Contemporary Arts Residency (CCA7), Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and   Tobago (with the supported by The Triangle Arts Trust, Hivos and Cátedra Arte de Conducta.)

 

Awards

2017

25th Edition International Grants for the Visual Arts, Botín Foundation, Spain

CIFO’s Grants & Commissions Program for Emerging Artists, Florida, U.S.A

2015

International Cuban Art Award in the category of Young Cuban Artists of the year, The Howard and Patricia Farber Foundation, Havana,

2012

Studio 21, Scholarship for Creation, Development Center of the Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba

2011

Premio Ceiba IV International Festival of videoarte, Camagüey, Cuba

2010

Mention FESTARTE. III Video Art Festival. “Violencia invisible. Privacidad-Pública-social” Roma, Italy

2009

“Vitral” Award to experimental video, 22th  Meeting of the National Movement of video,  Havana, Cuba

2005

Bueno, Bonito y Barato (Good, Pretty and Cheap), Curatorship Award, (Spanish Agency of International   Cooperation) AECI.

2004

Second Award. Salón de la Ciudad (City Hall)

 

Publications References

Price, Rachel; Planet/Cuba Art, Culture, and the Future of the Island; Ed. Versos; 2015 pp. 15, 22, 24, 59, 60, 66, 119, 131, 152, 157, 158, 176, 177

Bishop, Claire; Artificial Hells Participatory Art and Politics spectatorship; Ed. Versos; 2012 pp. 247

Beaux Art Magazine; L’été des Biennales de Cuba á Cassel; Lequeux, Emmanuelle; Juillet 2012.

Revista Arte contexto 34-35; Escaramuzas para gestionar la realidad: estrategias colaborativas en el arte cubano contemporáneo; Sánchez, Suset; Madrid, 2012.

Cassone - The International Online Magazine of Art and Art Books; Art in Cuba now: Part II Poetic pragmatism in 21st-century Cuba; Platt, Susan N; marzo 2012

Weiss, Rachel. “The Organizing Past,” To and From Utopia in the New Cuban Art, Ed. University of Minnesota Press, 2011, (illust.) pp. 229 – 239.

Revista Arte Cubano 2; Bifocales para un tuerto; Gárciga, Luis; 2009

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