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Carlos Garaicoa

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Homage to Six
Homage to Six
The Decapitation Game
The Decapitation Game
Sloppy Joe´s bar dream
Sloppy Joe´s bar dream
Japanese Garden
Japanese Garden
Ni Cristo, ni Marx, ni...
Ni Cristo, ni Marx, ni...
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Campus or the...
New Architectures
New Architectures
Letter to the...
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I Don’t Want to See...
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Postcapital
Postcapital
The Crown Jewels
The Crown Jewels
End of Silence
End of Silence
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Carlos Garaicoa Manso (Cuba, 1967; lives and works between Havana and Madrid)

Through the study of architecture, urbanism and history he employs a multidisciplinary approach towards cultural and political issues. The different media/techniques include installation, video, photography, sculpture, pop-up book and drawings.

 

SOLO SHOWS

2012

L’Optimiste, Galleria Continua Le Moulin, Boissy-le-Châtel (Seine-et-Marne), France.

A City View From The Table Of My House. Kunsthaus Baselland Muttenz/Basel, Switzerland.

Carlos Garaicoa: Photography As Intervention. Official Selection Photoespaña 12 (Phe 12) From Here. Context And Internationalization. Museo Colecciones Ico (Muico)Madrid, Spain.

Without Solution. Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy.

A City Of View From The Table Of My House.  Kunstverein Braunschweig, Germany.

 

2011

Carlos Garaicoa: Making Amends, H.F. Johnson Museum of Art. Cornell University. Ithaca, New York, USA

End of silence. Centre d’Art la Panera, Lleida, Spain.

Noticias recientes. Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos (CAB), Burgos, Spain.

The Dark Room. Instituto Cervantes, Beijing, China

Party! Not tea party. Elba Benítez Gallery. Madrid, Spain.

Photo-Topographies. National Museum of Contemporary (EMST). Athens, Greece.

 

2010

See Reason (with Patrizio Di Massimo), Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam (SMBA), Netherlands.

Fin de silencio, Abierto x Obras, Matadero de Madrid, Spain.

Das Alte und das Neue, Barbara Gross Gallery, Munich, Germany.

Carlos Garaicoa: Making Amends, Contemporary Art Museum, Institute for Research in Art, Tampa, USA.

Overlapping, Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) Dublin, Ireland.

Proyecto Frágil, Marz Galeria, Lisbon, Portugal.

Bienes mostrencos, Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín (MAMM), Sede Ciudad del Río, Medellín, Colombia.

 

2009

The Point, the Line and the Plan, East Central Galleries, London, UK

La mala semilla, Château de Blandy-les-Tours, France.

Triunfo, Duda y Celebración (with Ilya & Emilia Kabakov), Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy.

La enmienda que hay en mí, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, X Havana Biennial, Cuba.

Cómo hacerse millonario a través del Junk Mail, Galeria Luisa Strina, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Yo no quiero ver más a mis vecinos, Salle Zero, Alianza Francesa, Havana, Cuba.

The Observatory, Bridge Arts, Castleford, UK.

 

2008

Carlos Garaicoa, Caixa Cultural, Rio de Janeiro (2008); CCBB, Brasilia, (2009); Palacio das Artes, Belo Horizonte (2009); Brazil.

¿Revolución o Rizoma?, Galleria Continua, Beijing, China.

 

2007

Latin Kings Music Vol. I-V, Galería Elba Benítez, Madrid. Spain.

Capablanca’s Real Passion, Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.

 

2006

Capablanca’s Real Passion, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada.

The Drawing, the Writing and the Abstraction (with Ezequiel Suárez), Lombard-Freid Projects, New York, USA.

Yo no quiero ver más a mis vecinos, Castello di Ama, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy.

Der Gast (videos 1996-2006), FriArt Kunsthalle Fribourg, Switzerland.

Overlapping, IV Liverpool Biennial, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, UK.

Postcapital,  Palau de la Virreina, Barcelona, Spain.

 

2005

Capablanca’s Real Passion, Museum of Contemporary Art (M.O.C.A at Pacific Design Center), Los Angeles, USA.

Things that Happen When Life Goes Very Wrong, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy.

Because Every City Has the Right to be Called Utopia, Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno, Wales.

Carlos Garaicoa, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Yorkshire, UK.

Carta a los censores, XXXIX Internacional Contemporary Art Prize, Quai Antoine I, Montecarlo, Monaco.

Vamos fazer barullo agora, porra! (with Ezequiel Suárez), Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba.

El mapa del viajero, Galeria Luisa Strina, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Self-flagellation, Survival, Insubordination, Aspen Art Museum, Colorado, USA.

 

2004

La misura de quasi tutte le cose, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy.

 

2003

Carlos Garaicoa, Galería Elba Benítez, Madrid, Spain.

Lecciones de Historia, Casa de América, Madrid, Spain.

Nuevas Arquitecturas, Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba.

Autoflagelación, Supervivencia, Insubordinación, Sala Montcada, Fundació La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain.

Carta a los censores (Piccollo Teatro dell´anarchia), Volume!, Rome, Italy.

La habitación de mi negatividad, VII Havana Biennial,  Galería La Casona, Havana, Cuba.

Letter to the Censors, Artist Statements, Art Basel Miami Beach, Lombard Freid Projects, USA.

El asesino de la baraja,  Espacio C, Camargo, Spain.

 

2002

Now let’s play to disappear, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy.

Ni Christ, ni Marx, ni Bakounine, Maison Européene de la Photographie, Paris, France.

 

2001

Carlos Garaicoa, Art & Public Cabinet PH, Geneva, Switzerland.

The last 10 Days of the Market, Aarhus Festival, Galleri Image, Denmark.

Because Every City Has the Right to be Called Utopia, Lombard-Freid Projects, New York, USA.

 

2000

Nouvelles Architectures, Farideh Cadot Gallery, Paris, France.

Recuadros (with Federico Herrero), Galería Jacobo Karpio, San José, Costa Rica.

Carlos Garaicoa: La ruina; La utopía (obras 1990-2000), Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Banco de La República, Bogotá; Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, USA; Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela (2001).

 

1999

Mi primer y último homenaje a la arquitectura (y al Marqués de Sade), Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba.

Paisaje, Ars TeorÉTICA, San José, Costa Rica.

Survia,  I Salón de Fotografía, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Havana, Cuba.

 

1998

Principio y fin de la fascinación, Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba.

 

1996

El voluble rostro de la realidad, Fundación Ludwig de Cuba, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Havana, Cuba.

When a Desire Resembles Nothing, Art in General, New York, USA.

Havana: A Survey, Carla Stellweg Gallery, New York, USA.

El paisaje, los límites, Fototeca de Cuba, Havana, Cuba.

 

1995

El espacio decapitado, Centre PasquArt, Biel-Bienne, Switzerland.

Inside Havana,  Espacio Aglutinador de Arte, Havana, Cuba.

 

1994

El sueño de la razón (with Pedro Abascal), Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba.

 

1992

Tu número de suerte, Galería Juan Francisco Elso, Asociación Hermanos Saíz,  Havana, Cuba.

 

1989

Días de infancia,  Galería del Centro de Investigaciones del Ministerio de Educación, Havana, Cuba.

 

GROUPS SHOWS

2012

INHOTIM INSTITUTO DE ARTE CONTEMPORANEO, Inhotim, Brumadinho, MG, Brazil.

Industrial Park. GALERIA LUISA STRINA, São Paulo, Brazil

Facing walls, opening windows. GALLERIA CONTINUA, Beijing, China

The Stumbling Present: Ruins in Contemporary Art. Art, Design & Architecture Museum UC Santa Barbara, CA. USA.

Revolution not televised. The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY, USA.

Roots, Memory, Identity and Change in Today´s Art. Palazzo De Sanctis, Castelbasso

Fondazione Malvina Menegaz, Palazzo Clemente, Castelbasso (TE), Italy.

Caribbean: Crossroads of the world. El Museo del Barrio, Queens Museum of Art y The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, USA.

INHOTIM INSTITUTO DE ARTE CONTEMPORANEO. Inhotim, Brumadinho, MG, Brasil.

ECHIGO-TSUMARI ART TRIENNALE. EchigoTsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, Kinare, Japan.

ALL OUR RELATIONS. 18th Biennale of Sydney, Cockatoo Island, Australia.

End of Silence. 11th HAVANA BIENNALE: ARTISTIC PRACTICES AND SOCIAL IMAGINARIES, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba.

New Artworks in the Collection. Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.

The longest trip beggings with a simple line (Curatorial Proyect). Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy.

Open Studio 6.0. Construct, Deconstruct and Destroy. Carlos Garaicoa Studio, Madrid, Spain.

Fifty Year of Latin American Art. Selection from The Neuberger Museum of Arts. Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, New York, USA.

Walk the line. Galería Max Estrella, Madrid, Spain.

Lugares en pérdida. Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Huarte/Uharte, Spain.

Invisible cities. MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA, USA.


2011

Beijing on line inlive 10 hans 100 fingers. Galleria Continua Beijing. Beijing, China.

Circles (Curator: Carlos Garaicoa). Galería Elba Benítez. Madrid, Spain.

The Future Last Forever. Gävle Konstcentrum.Gävle, Sweden.

XI Biennale of Cuenca-Ecuador. Museo de Arte Moderno. Cuenca, Ecuador.

Under construction. Art and Architecture at the Coleção Teixeira de Freitas. Tenerife Espacio de las Artes TEA.Tenerife. Islas Canarias.

Coup d’éclat. Fort du Bruissin, Centre d’art contemporain, Francheville, France

Dublin Contemporary 2011: Terrible Beauty – Art, Crisis, Change & The Office of Non-Compliance, Dublin, Irleland

Regress Progress. Center for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland.

Penélopes Labour: Weaving Words and Images.Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, Italy.

Ya se leer. Imagen y texto en el Arte Latinoamericano. Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam/Galería de la Biblioteca Rubén Martínez Villena. Havana, Cuba.

Midnight in the City. ARTIUM Centro-Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo, Spain.

The draughtman´s contract. Open Studio 5.0. Estudio Carlos Garaicoa, Madrid, Spain.

Architecture and power. Tate Modern, London, England

A Sense of Perspective. Tate Liverpool, England

Ideal Project.  Centro Cultural São Paulo, Brazil

Terre vulnerabili. Fondazione HangarBicocca. Milan, Italy

Of Bridges and Borders. Fundación PROA. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Strictly global! Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt Am Main, Germany

Haunted: contemporary photography/video/performance. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA; Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain.

 

2010

Haunted: Fotografía/Vídeo/Performance contemporáneos. Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain.

And Writers, First Nanjing Contemporary Art Biennal, Jiangsu Provincial Art Museum, Nanjing, China.

Rehearsal, VIII Shanghai Biennial, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China.

Viaggio in Italia, Palazzo Fabroni Arti Visive Contemporanee, Pistoia, Italy.

Puntos de fuga, Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín(MAMM), Sede Ciudad del Río, Medellín, Colombia.

Midnight in the City, Centre d’Art la Panera, Leida, Spain.

There is Always a Cup of Sea to Sail in, 29th Sao Paulo Biennal, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

First and Last, Notes on the Monument, Luisa Strina Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Stressisimo, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba.

Facing the Sun, Martin Janda Gallery, Vienna, Austria.

Trasparenze – L’arte per le energie rinnovabili, Museum of Contemporary Art Donna Regina (MADRE), Naples; Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome (MACRO), Italy.

The Earth is Blue Like an Orange, Musée de Beaux-Arts de Montréal, Canada.

Ideal Project, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago de Chile, Chile.

Modelos para armar. Pensar Latinoamérica desde la Colección MUSAC, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Spain.

Like tears in rain, Palácio das Artes, Fundação da Juventude, Porto, Portugal.

Memoria Technica. Examining the Tension between Aesthetics and the Representation of the Self, East Central Galleries, London, England.

Ut(r)ópicos: Central America and The Caribbean, 31st Pontevedra Biennial, Museo de Pontevedra, Pontevedra, Spain.

Margins of Silence, Centro de Artes Visuales Fundación Helga de Alvear, Cáceres, Spain.

Spazio. From the Body to the City, Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo (MAXXI), Rome, Italy.

Sobrestructuras, OTR. Espacio de arte, Madrid, Spain.

Sinergias. Arte latinoamericano actual en España, Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, MEIAC, Badajoz, España; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Gas Natural – Unión Fenosa,  La Coruña, España (2010-2011).

Eröffnung in neuen räumen, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany.

Isole mai trovate/Islands Never Found,  Palazzo Ducale, Appartamento del Doge, The State Museum of Contemporary Art, Genoa, Italy; Tessaloniki, (2010.); Musée d’Art Moderne, Saint Etienne, France (2011).

Ver para Creer, Arte Paiz Biennial, Guatemala.

Atopía, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB), Barcelona, Spain.

Ruptures and Continuities: Photography Made after 1960 from the MFAH Collection, FotoFest 2010, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA.

I Shot the sheriff (Héroes y Villanos), Carlos Garaicoa Open Studio 4.0, Madrid, Spain.

Changing the focus: the Art of Latin American Photography (1990-2005), Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA), Long Beach, California, USA.

Contemplating the Void: Interventions at Guggenheim Museum, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA.

Malas Calles, Institut Valencià d’Art Modern (IVAM), Valencia, Spain.

Pieza única, Delegación del Principado de Asturias en Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

It is it, Espacio 1414, Santurce, Puerto Rico.

Guerra y arte ¡Grande hazaña! Con muertos, Sala Puertanueva, Cordoba, Spain.

 

2009

Art Kabinet, Art Basel Miami Beach, Galleria Continua, USA.

Sphères 2009, Le Moulin, Paris, France.

El patio de mi casa /The Sky Within my House, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Universidad de Córdoba, Spain.

Panorama de arte Brasileira, Museo de Arte Moderno, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Confluencias Inside, National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum (NHCC), Alburquerque, USA.

Irreversible (Doble cara de la colección Sánchez Ubiría), Pazo da Cultura de Pontevedra, Spain.

ARTTLV_09, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel.

Mundus Novus, Contemporary Art of Latin America, 53 Venice Biennial, ILLA Pavillion,

Artigliere dell’Arsenale, Italy.

Fragile. Terres d’empathie, Musée Art Moderne Saint-Etienne Metropole, France.

Cartografías Disidentes, Biblioteca Nacional José Martí, Havana, Romerías de Mayo, Holguín, Cuba; Cuba; Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Caracas, Venezuela; Centro de Formación de la Cooperación Española, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, Centro Cultural de Sao Paulo (2008) Brazil;  SEACEX, Madrid, Spain (2008).

Videos Abierto, Murcia, Spain.

 

2008

The Prisoner’s Dilemma: Selections from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection, Fundación de Arte Cisneros Fontanal (CIFO), Miami, USA.

Farewell to Post-Colonialism, III Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, China.

Articulações, Faro, Algarve, Portugal.

Lança Cuba, Gentil Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Construir, habitar, pensar. Perspectivas del arte y la arquitectura contemporánea, IVAM, Valencia, Spain.

Blown Away, Exhibition Fact Sheet, Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion, University of Illinoisat Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA.

¡Cuba! Art and History from 1868 to Today, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada.

Unbroken Ties: Dialogues in Cuban Art. The Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, USA.

Surrounded by Water: Expressions of Freedom and Isolation in Contemporary Cuban Art, Boston University Art Gallery, USA.

The Sneeze 80 artists x 80 seconds 106 minutes (first exhibition in 2004), Durban Art Gallery, South Africa.

Fate Presto, Chiesa dell’Addolorata, Naples, Italy.

 

2007

The Shapes of Space, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA.

Ouverture, Galleria Continua, Le Moulin, Paris, France.

One Colour, Galleria Continua, Beijing, China.

Cuestion Xeracional, Centre Galego de Arte Contemporànea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Turbulence, 3rd Auckland Triennial, New Zealand.

Commitment, Mechelen, Belgium.

Luz ao Sul, Encuentro entre dos Mares, São Paulo – Valencia Biennial, Centro del Carmen, Valencia, Spain.

Not afraid of the Dark, Emergenze Hangar Biccoca, Milan, Italy.

Killing Time:  An exhibition of Cuban artists from the 1980s to the present, Exit Art, New York, USA.

Utopian Mirage, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, New York, USA.

Art  Unlimited, Art 38 Basel, Switzerland.

LOOP 07, Barcelona, Spain.

A Number of Worlds Resembling Our Own, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Homing Devices, Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA.

Il futuro del futurismo  Dalla ‘rivoluzione italiana’ all’arte contemporanea. Da Boccioni a Fontana a Damien Hirst, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Italy.

IKF. Latin American Art Auction. Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, USA.

New Perspectives in Latin American Art, 1930-2006: Selections from a Decade of Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, USA

L’emprise du Lieu, Domaine Pommery, Reims, France.

 

2006

Metropolitanscapes, Palazzo Cavour, Turin, Italy.

Estrecho Dudoso, San José, Costa Rica.

Arte de Cuba, CCBB São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia; Museu Oscar Niemeyer, Curitiba, Brazil.

C4, Centro de Cultura Contemporanea, Caldogno, Vicenza, Italy.

Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale, Nigata, Japan.

Habana Factory, A Chocolatería, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

De repente livros, A Gentil Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Less. Strategie alternative dell’abitare, Padiglione D’arte Contemporanea (PAC),  Milano, Italy.

Other than Art, G Fine Art, Washington D.C, USA.

Nuit Blanche, Paris, France.

Ideal City-Invisible Cities, Zamonsc, Poland.

Off the Shelf: New Forms in Contemporary Artist’s Books, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar

College, Poughkeepsie, New York, USA.

Museo Tomado, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba.

Waiting List, Mestna Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

 

2005

Más allá del delirio: arquitectura en una selección fotográfica de la colección Ella Fontanals Cisneros. Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO), Miami, USA.

New Photography, Museum of Modern Art (M.O.M.A), Nueva York, USA.

Inverting the Map: Latin American Art from the Tate Collection, TATE Liverpool, UK.

M City, Kunsthaus Graz, Vienna, Austria.

III Tirana Biennial, Tirana, Albania.

Farsite, Insite, Tijuana-San Diego, Mexico-USA.

Always a Little Further, 51 Venice Biennial, Artigliere dell’Arsenale, Venice, Italy.

Art Unlimited, Art Basel 36, Basilea, Switzerland.

Dialectics of Hope, I Moscow Biennial, Russia.

7th Sharjah International Biennial, Sharjah, United Arabian Emirates.

 

2004

Transmigraciones, Trienal Poli/Gráfica de San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Future Cities, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Canada.

We come in peace… Histories of the Americas, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal, Canada.

Artitecture, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, USA.

Image Smugglers, XXVI Sao Paulo Biennal, Parque Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Sculpture, Gallerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France.

A Taste of the Pain of Others, L.A Freewaves, California, USA.

Files, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (MUSAC), Spain.

 

2003

Time capsule. Art in General, New York, USA.

La ciudad radiante, II Valencia Biennial, Centre Cultural Bancaixa, Spain.

Dream Space / Entre sueños. Deutsche Bank Lobby Gallery, New York, USA.

Salon des Refusés, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy.

Modern Islands, Public Project, Dresden, Germany.

Cuba on the Verge. An island in transition, International Center of Photography, New York, USA.

Dentro/Fuera: Arte Cubano contemporáneo, Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery, Wake Forest University, North Carolina, USA.

 

2002

Somebody’s architecture, Documenta 11, Platform 5, Kassel, Germany.

Copyright, Centro Cultural de España, Havana, Cuba.

Artists Imagine Architecture, Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Boston, USA.

De ponta cabeça, I Fortaleza Biennal, Brazil.

Reality’s Desire, The Generation of Images 8, Milan, Italy.

Sincretismi, Fondazione Adriano Olivetti, Rome, Italy.

On/Off  (with Michelangelo Pistoletto), Vista Mare Associazione Culturale, Pescara, Italy.

 

2001

Demonstration Room (Casa ideal), Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela; Apex Gallery, New York, USA; NICC, Ambers, Belgium.

Shifting Tides, Los Angeles County Museum, California, USA; Grey Art Gallery, New York, USA; Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA.

Sonsbeek 9, Arnhem, The Netherlands.

Mega Wave, I Yokohama Triennial, Japan.

 

2000

Mirror’s Edge, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada; Castello Di Rivoli, Turin, Italy; Tranway, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.

From the negative: Conceptual Photography from Cuba, Parts Gallery, Minneapolis, USA; North Dakota Museum, USA.

Más allá del Documento, Museo Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain.

Waterfront project, Helsingør/ Helsingborg, Denmark/Sweden.

Fotolatina, Museo Arte Contemporáneo, Guadalajara, Mexico.

Window onto Venus, VII Havana Biennal, Havana, Cuba.

Cream 2, 10 curators, 100 artists. Exhibition Catalog, Phaidon Press, London, UK.

Espacios híbridos (with Tania Bruguera, Luis Gómez), Galería La Casona, ARCO ‘00, Madrid, Spain.

 

1999

Los mapas del deseo, Kunsthalle Vienna, Kunstraum Innsbruk, Austria, Nicolaj Contemporary Art Center, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Venus’s Window, Civic Centre La Grancia, Zerynthia, Associacione per l’arte Contemporanea, Serre de Rappolano, Italy.

Mirror Edge, BildMuseet, Umea, Sweden.

I Bienal Internacional de México, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico D.F., Mexico.

Cuatro artistas cubanos, Galerie Geunkes & De Vil, Knokke, Belgium.

Diáspora. Encuentro Internacional de Arte Ciudad, Oviedo, Asturias, Spain.

 

1998

La ciudad vista desde la mesa de casa, Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba.

Fragmentos a su imán, Casa de las Américas, Havana, Cuba.

Isla Oscura: New Photography from Cuba, Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA.

Comme peut on être cubain?, Maison de L’Amerique, Paris, France.

De discretas autorías, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Maracay Mario Abreu, Maracay, Venezuela.

Cuba-ON, Generous Miracles Gallery, New York, USA.

La mirada y el laberinto, Cosello da Cultura Galega, Galicia, Spain.

Memoria íntimas, marcas, Electricworkshop, Johannesbourg, South Africa; Window-Museum,Pretoria, South Africa; Pavilhão Branco, Museu da Cidade, Lisbon, Portugal.

Caribe Insular, Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, Badajoz; Casa América, Madrid, Spain.

Centroamérica y el Caribe, una historia en blanco y negro.  XXIV Sao Paulo Biennial, Parque Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Contemporary Art from Cuba: Irony and Survival on the Utopian Island, Arizona State University (ASU) Art Museum, Tempe, USA.

La isla del futuro, Palacio de Jovellanos, Gijón, Spain.

II Salón de Arte Contemporáneo, Centro de Desarrollo de Artes Visuales, Havana, Cuba.

 

1997

Utopian territories: New Cuban Art, The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia and The Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.

El individuo y su memoria, VI Havana Biennial, Centro Wifredo Lam, Cuba.

Space/Fire, 97 Kwangju Biennial, Kwangju, South Korea.

Memorias íntimas, marcas, Cuito Cuanavale, Centro Cultural Portugués, Luanda, Angola; The Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town, South Africa.

Festival Internacional de la Ciudad de Medellín, Medellín, Colombia.

Trienal Internacional del Arte Fotográfico, Romaniemi Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland.

 

1996

Las otras escri(p)turas, Centro de Artes Plásticas y Diseño, Havana, Cuba.

Río Almendares, ni fresa ni chocolate, CENCREM, Havana, Cuba.

Carne, Espacio Aglutinador de Arte, Havana, Cuba.

 

1995

Africus ‘95, I Johannesburg Biennial, South Africa.

Una de cada clase, Centro Nacional de Conservación, Restauración y Museología (CENCREM), Fundación Ludwig de Cuba, Havana, Cuba.

Cuba: la isla posible, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB), Barcelona, Spain.

Trans (intro) post-diario, Galería La Fundición, Bilbao, Spain.

 

1994

The New Generation, FotoFest, The Menil Collection, Houston, Texas, USA.

Utopía, Galería Casa del Joven Creador, Sede de la Asociación Hermanos Saíz, Havana, Cuba.

Entornos y circunstancias, V Havana Biennial, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana,

Cuba; Kunst Forum Ludwig, Germany.

La nueva generación: fotografía contemporánea de Cuba, Fototeca de Cuba, Havana, Cuba.

 

1993

Las metáforas del templo, Centro de Desarrollo de Artes Visuales, Havana, Cuba.

 

1991

Si Tim tiene, Tim vale, IV Havana Biennial, Galería del Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA), Havana, Cuba.

 

Public Works and Interventions

2008

Abstracciones. Sucedió en otro lugar, intervention on a building wall, Gentil Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

2007

Casino Syndicalizado, intervention at a building in Luxemburg (Project Trans(ient) city), Luxemburg.

2006

I don’t want to see my neighbors anymore, permanent intervention, Castello di Ama, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy.

2000

Public art project Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, USA.

1999

Cualquier sitio puede ser un buen sitio para vivir, intervention at a building in Oviedo, Asturias, Spain (Project Diáspora).

Espacio-Cittá, intervention in Serre de Rappolano, Italy (Project Window onto Venus).

1997

Performance at river Cuito, Angola. (Project Memorias íntimas, marcas)

Jardín Cubano, public intervention at a building in ruins in Old Havana, VI Havana Biennial, Cuba.

1991

Retornar, devolver una imagen…, series of public interventions in Havana, Cuba.

1990

Suceso en Aguiar 609, public intervention at a building in Old Havana, Cuba.

 

ARTIST RESIDENCIES AND AWARDS

2012

Tequila Centenario Award. Zona MACO Contemporary Art Fair. México D.F, Mexico.

 

2008

Acquisition Prize for the work I don’t want to see my neighbors anymore, Video LOOP, Barcelona, Spain.

 

2006

Artist in Residence project, Teixeira da Freitas Collection, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

 

2005

XXXIX International Contemporary Art Price «Prince Pierre de Monaco», Montecarlo, Monaco.

Katherine S. Marmor Award, M.O.C.A ,Los Angeles, USA.

 

1998

Artist in residency project. Yaddo Corporation, New York, USA.

 

1997

Artist in residence project, Civitella Ranieri Center, Umbertide, Italy.

 

1996

Artist in residence project, Art in General, New York, USA.

 

1995

Artist in residence project, City of Biel-Bienne, Pro Helvetia and the Canton of Berne, Switzerland.

 

1993

Artist in residence project, City of Düsseldorf, Germany.

 

WORKSHOPS, LECTURE, PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES.

Was co-curator of the show and theoretical event Las Metáforas del Templo in 1993, together with Esterio Segura. Led the curatorial project La Casa de la Comedia, an alternative gallery open between 1993-1994. In 2008 curated the show Lança Cuba, at Gentil Carioca, Río de Janeiro, Brazil. From 2007 to the present organizes an Open Studio show once a year at his studio in Madrid with the idea of showing the work of talented young artists.

He has taught workshops and lectures at University of Bern, Switzerland;  Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain; V Coloquio de Fotografía, Mexico DF; Ayuntamiento de  Cultura of Gijón, Spain; at the event Reality’s desire Comune di Milano, Milan, Italy; Centro Cultural de España, Havana (as part of the workshop To curate is a pleasure); Networking City,  Tuscany, Italy; Santa Maria della Scala/ The Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy; Cátedra de Investigación Plástica Juan Gris, Facultad de Bellas Artes (UCM), Madrid, Spain; Art is not Enough, workshop during the IV Liverpool Biennial, UK; Facultad de Bellas Artes de Universidad de Barcelona,  Spain; Extrarradio, Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain; Experts Forum ARCO 09, Madrid, Spain; Universidad Europea de Madrid, Spain. At present he is an advisor at the  Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, Holland.

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA.

Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA.

Los Angeles County Museum (LACMA), Los Angeles, USA.

Centre PasquArt, Biel-Bienne, Switzerland.

Musée Européen de la Photographie, Paris, France.

Museo Nacional de Arte Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain.

Tate Modern, London, England.

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, USA.

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, USA.

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA.

Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Toronto, Canada.

Dallas Museum of Art, Texas, USA.

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (MUSAC), Spain.

The Bronx Museum of Art, New York, USA.

Museo del Barrio, New York, USA.

La Collection Du Musée National d’art Moderne (Centre Pompidou), Paris, France.

Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA), California, USA

Musée de Beaux Arts de Montréal, Canada

Fundació La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain

Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos (CAB), Spain