Carlos Garaicoa

CURRICULUM


Havana, Cuba, 1967
Lives and Works in Havana
Studies at Instituto Superior de Arte, Havana, 1989-1994

Solo Shows (Selection)

2012

En Construccion / Under Construction, Galeria Habana, La Habana, Cuba
La fotografía como intervención, Museo Colecciones ICO (MUICO), Madrid, Spain
La ciudad vista desde la mesa de casa / A city view from the table of my house, Kunst Haus Baseland, Basel, Switzerland
Sin solución, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy

2011
Carlos Garaicoa: Photo-topography, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens
Fin de Silencio, Centre d´Art La Panera, Lerida
Noticias Recientes, CAB de Burgos, Burgos, Spain

2010
Fin de Silencio, Matadero de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Lo viejo y lo nuevo/ Das Alte und das Neue, Galería Barbara Gross, Munich, Germany
Proyecto Fragil, MARZ GALERIA, Lisbona, Portugal
Overlapping, Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), Dublino
Bienes Mostrencos / Land in Abeyance, Museo Arte Moderno de Modellin, (M.A.M.M),  Modellin, Colombia
La enmienda que hay en mi, Caixa Girona Foundation, Girona, Spain | Marzia Projects, Lisbon, Portugal| Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellin, Colombia | Graphic Studio, Tampa (USA)
Carlos Garaicoa, IMMA, Dublin, Irland
Carlos Garaicoa, Burgos Museum, Spain
Carlos Garaicoa, Matadero de Madrid, Madrid, Spain


2009
Yo no quiero ver màs a mis vecinos, Exhibiciòn de video, Salle Zero, Alianza Francesca, La Habana, Cuba
How to become a millionaire trough the Junk Mail, Luisa Strina Gallery, San Paulo, Brazil
La Mala Semilla, Chateau de Blandy-les-Tours, France
The point, the line and the plan, East Central Gallery, London, UK
La Mala Semilla, Château de Blandy-Les-Tours - Blandy Art Tour(s), France
Triunfo, Duda y Celebración, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy
The Observatory - A project for Castleford, Bridge arts, Castleford, UK
La enmienda que hay en mì, Museo Nacional de Belles Artes de Cuba, X Bienal de la Habana, Cuba


2008

La Caixa Cultural, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil,
Revolución o Rizoma, Galleria Continua, Beijing, China

2007
Capablanca’s Real Passion. Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, USA
Latin Kings Music Vol. I-V, Elba Benítez Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2006
The drawing, the writing, 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
Capablanca’s real passion, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada
Das Gast (retrospectiva de videos 1996-2006), Kuntshalle de Fribourg, Germany
Postcapital, Palau de la Virreina, Barcelona, Spain
Capablanca’s real passion, ICA, Philadelphia, USA

2005
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, Walles
Carlos Garaicoa. Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Yorkshire, UK
Carta a los censores. XXXIX International Contemporary Art Prize, Montecarlo, Monaco
Vamos fazer barullo agora, porra! (with Ezequiel Suárez), Galería Habana, La Habana, Cuba
El mapa del viajero. Luisa Strina Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Capablanca’s real passion, M.O.C.A (Pacific Design Center) Los Angeles, USA
Self-flagellation, survival, insubordination, Aspen Art Museum, Colorado, USA

2004
La misura di quasi tutte le cose, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy

2003
El asesino de la baraja, Espacio C, Camargo, Spain
Carlos Garaicoa, Galería Elba Benítez, Madrid, Spain
Lecciones de Historia. Casa de América, Madrid, Spain
De la serie Nuevas Arquitecturas. Centro Wifredo Lam, La Habana, Cuba
Autoflagelación, Supervivencia, Insubordinación. Sala Montcada, Fundació “La Caixa”, Barcelona, Spain
Carta a los censores (Piccollo Teatro dell´anarchia) Volume!, Roma, Italy
La habitación de mi negatividad. Galería La Casona, VII Bienal de la Habana, Cuba
Letter to the censors. Artist Statements. Art Miami-Basel (Lombard Freid Fine Arts, New York), USA

2002
Now let’s play to disappear. Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy
Ni Christ, ni Marx, ni Bakounine. Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France

2001        
Art & Public, Gineve, Switzerland
The last 10 days of the market. Aarhus Festival. Galeri Image, Denmark
Because every city has the right to be called Utopia. Lombard-Freid Gallery, New York, USA

2000
Carlos Garaicoa: La ruina; La Utopía (obras1990-2000), Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Banco de La República, Bogotá, Colombia - Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela
Museum of the Arts, New York, USA; Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela
Recuadros (con Federica Herrero), Jacobo Karpio Gallery, San Jose, Costa Rica
Nouvelles Architectures, Farideh Cadot Gallery, Paris, France

1999        
Survia, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Primer Salon de Fotografia, Havana, Cuba
Paisaje. ArsTeorETICA, San Josè, Costa Rica
Mi primier y ultimo homenaje a la arquitectura (y al Marques de Sade), Galerìa Habana, Havana, Cuba

1998        
Principio y fin de la fascinación, Centro Wifredo Lam, Habana, Cuba

1996        
El voluble rostro de la realidad, Fundacìon Ludwid de Cuba, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Habana, Cuba
Cuando el deseo se parece a nada, Art in general, New York, USA
Habana: a survey, Carla Stellweg, New York, USA
El paisaje, los limitès, Fototeca de Cuba, Havana, Cuba

1995            
El espacio decapitado, Centre PasquArt, Biel-Bienne, Switzerland

1994
El sueno de la razòn, Fotografìas y Objectos, (with Pedro Abascal), CentroWifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba

1993
Las metàforas del templo, Curator and artist, Centro de Desarrollo de Artes Visuales, Havana, Cuba

1992
Tu nùmero de suerte (fotografias e instalaciones), Juan Francisco Elso Gallery, Asociaciòn Hermanos Saìz, Havana, Cuba

1989
Dias de infancia (dibujo y pintura), Galeria del Centro de Investigaciones del Ministero de Educacion, Havana, Cuba

Selected Group Exhibitions
 
2013
Fellbach Triennal, Fellbach, Germany

2012
Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2012, Kochi, India
11th Havana Biennale, Centro De Arte Contemporaneo Wifredo Lam, La Habana, Cuba
Who more sci-fi than us, Kunsthal Kade Amersfoort, Zonnehof, Netherland
you are now entering _____/ ud. está  ______., Centre for Contemporary Art, Derry~Londonderry, Northern Ireland
18th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
La ciudad vista desde la mesa de casa, Kunstverein, Braunschweig, Germany

2011
Penelope´s Labour: Weaving words and Images, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venecia, Italy
Beijing Online Inlive - 10 Hands 100 Fingers, Galleria Continua, Beijing,
China

2010
Viaggio in Italia- Sguardi internazionali sull’Italia Contemporanea, Palazzo Fabroni, Pistoia, Italy
Iles jamais trouvées, Musée d'Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne Métropole, La Terrasse, France
SEE REASON, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Ámsterdam, NL
TERRE VULNERABILI a growing exhibition, HangarBicocca, Milano, Italy
Rehearsal/Ensayo, 8th Shanghai Biennal, Shanghai Art Musum, Shanghai, Cina
La enmienda que hay en mí (Making Amends), USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, Florida
De Frente al Sol, Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna, Austria
29th Bienal de São Paulo
“Há sempre um copo de mar para o homem navegar” [There is always a cup of sea to sail in], Sao Paulo, Brasil
Islands Never Found, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
Trasparenze. L’arte per le energie rinnovabili, Macro, Roma, Italy
Ruptures and Cotinuities: Photography Made alter 1960 from the MFAH Collection, Museum of fine Arts, Houston, USA
Without Mask. Contemporary Afrocuban Art, Johannesburg art Gallery, South Africa
Sinergias. Arte latinoamericano actual en Espana, Museo Extremeno e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporaneo, MEJAC, Badajoz, Spain
XVII Bienal de Art de Paiz, Guatemala
ERÖFFNUNG IN NEUEN RÄUMEN, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munchen, Germany
Linguaggi e sperimentazioni, MART Rovereto, Rovereto, Italy
Isole mai trovate/ Islands never found, Palazzo Ducale Appartamento del Doge, Genova, Italy

2009
Panorama, Modern Art Museum (MAM), San Paulo, Brazil
El Patio de mi Casa, Arte Contemporaneo en 16 Patios de Còrdoba, Cordoba, Spain
Making Worlds, 53 Biennal of Venice, Venice, Italy
Desenhos [Drawings]:A-Z, Museu de Cidade, Lisbona, Portugal
Cartografias Disidentes, itinerante, Oi Futuro,Museodell’ Rio de Janeiro, Brasile - Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Caracas, Venezuela - Centro de Formacion de la Cooperacion Española, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
Fragile. Terres d’emphatie, Musee d’art moderne, saint Ethienne Metropole, France
Spheres 2009, Le Moulin, Paris, France
The Sky withinmy house, Contemporary art in 16 years of Còedoba, University of Philosophy and Literature in Cordoba, Spain
Confluencias Inside, NHCC Art Museum (National Hispanic Cultural Center), Alburquerque, USA
Irreversible (Doble cara de la colecciòn Sanchez Ubirìa), Pazo de Cultura Pontevedra, Spain
ARTTLV_09, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Mundus Novus/Arte Contemporaneo Latinoamericano, 53 Venice Biennal, ILLA Pavillion, Artiglierie dell’Arsenale, Italy
Video in the street Project, Murcia, Spain

2008
Mental Drawings, curated by Ludovico Pratesi, Galleria Alexandra Bonomo, Roma, Italy
¡Cuba! Art and History from 1868 to Today, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada
Surrounded by Water: Expressions of Freedom and Isolation in Contemporary Cuban Art, Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, USA
The Sneeze 80 artists x 80 seconds 106 minutes, Durban Art Gallery, South Africa
Fate Presto, Chiesa dell'Addolorata, Napoli, Italy
Cultural summer, Saint Tropez, France
Cartografías disidentes, Itinerante, Santiago de Chile, Madrid, Sao Pablo, Barcelona, Mexico DF, Caracas.
The Prisoner’s Dilemma: selections from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection, Fundaciòn de Arte Cisneros Fontanal, Art Basel Miami Beach, USA
Farewell to Post-Colonialis, Third Guangzhou Triennal, Guangdong Museum of Art, China
Lanca Cuba, Gentil Carioca (Carlos Garaicoa curator and artist), Rio de Janer, Brazil
Articulacoes, Faro, Algarva, Portugal
Costruir, habitar, pensa.Perspectivas de La arquitectura contemporanea, IVAM, Valencia, Spain
Blow Away ExhibitionFact Sheet, Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaing, Illinois, USA
Unbriken Ties: dialogues in Cuban Art, The Museumof Art, Fort Lauderdale, USA

2007
L’emprise du Lieu, Domaine Pommery, Reims, France
The Shapes of Space, GuggenheimMuseum, New York, USA
Le moulin, Gallery Continua, Paris, France
Cuestion Xeracional, Galego de Arte Contemporâneo Centre, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
Not afraid of the dark, Emergenze hangar Bicocca, Milan, Italy
Evento Loop 07 (vídeos), Barcelona, Spain
IKF. Latin American Art Auction, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, Florid, USA
Il fututo del Futurismo. Dalla “rivoluzione italiana” all’arte contemporânea. Da Boccioni a Fontana a Damien Hirst, Galleria d’arte moderna e contemporânea, Bergamo, Italy
The Sneeze, Durban Art gallery, Durban, South Africa
A Number of Worlds Resembling Our Own, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam, Holland
Art Unlimited, Art Basel 38, Germany
Commitment, Mechelen, Belgium
Turbulence Auckland Triennial, New Zeland
Luz ao Sul, Encuentro entre dos Mares, IV Valencia Biennial, Valencia, Spain
Emergenze Hangar Biccoca, Milan, Italy
Killing Time. Exit Art, New Cork, USA
Expérience Pommery, Domaine Pommery, Reims, France
Common House, Laboratorio per l’Arte Contemporanea, Stabilimento
Teseco, Pisa, Italy   

2006
Habana Factory, a Chocolateria, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Off the Shelf: new from in contemporay artist’s books, The France Lehman Loeb Art Centre, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, USA
Waiting List, Mestna Galerija, Ljublijana, Slovenia
Museo Tomado, MuseoNacional de Bellas Artes, Havan, Cuba
Estrecho Dudoso, San José, Califórnia, Usa
De repente livros, A Gentil Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Arte de Cuba Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Curitiba, Brazil
Overlapping, 4th Liverpool Biennial, Open Eye Gallery, UK
C4. Centro Cultura Contemporaneo Caldogno, Vicenza, Italy
Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale, Nigata, Japan
Metropolitanscapes, Palazzo Cavour, Turin, Italy
Less. Strategie alternative dell’abitare, PAC, Milan, Italy
Other than Art, G Fine Art, Washington D.C, USA
Nuit Blanche, París, France
Ideal City-Invisible Cities, Zamosc, Postdam, Germany

2005
New Photography, M.O.M.A, NewYork, USA
Inverting the Map: Latin American Art from the Tate Collection, TATE, Liverpool, UK
M City, Kunsthaus Graz, Viena, Austria
III Bienal Tirana, Albania
Farsite, Insite, Tijuana, Tijuana-San Diego
51st  Venice Biennal, Arsenale, Venice, Italy
Art Unlimited, Art Basel, Switzerland
Dialectics of Hope, I Moscow Biennial, Russia
7th Bienal Internacional de Sharjah, United Arabian Emirates

2004
Transmigraciones, Trienal Poli/Gráfica, 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
Architecture. Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California
XXVI Bienal de Sao Paulo, Parque Ibirapuera, Brazil
Sculpture, Gallery Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
A Taste of the Pain of Others. Contemporary video works from Latin America. L.A Freewaves, California

2003
Dentro/Fuera: arte Cubano contemporaneo, Charlotte and Philip Hames Art Gallery, Wake Forest University, USA
Cuba on the Verge. An island in transition, International Centre of Photografy, New York, Usa
Time capsule. Art in General, New York, USA
Dream Space / Entre sueños. Deutsche Bank Lobby Gallery, New York, USA
Salon des Refuses, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy
Modern Islands, Public Project, Dresden, Germany
Espacio C, Camargo, Brazil

2002
Somebody’s architecture, Documenta 11, Platform 5, Kassel, Germany
Copyright. Centro Cultural de España, La Habana, Cuba
Artists Imagine Architecture, I.C.A., Boston, UK
De ponta cabeca. I Bienal Fortaleza , Brazil
Reality’s Desire. Milan, Italy
Sincretismi, Fondazione Adriano Olivetti, Roma, Italy
On/Off Carlos Garaicoa/ Michelangelo Pistoletto, Vista mare Associazione culturale, Pescara, Italy
   
2001
Demonstration Room (Casa ideal). Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas; Apex Gallery, New Cork, USA;NICC, Amberes, Belgium
Shifting Tides. L.A County Museum, California; Grey Art Gallery, New York; Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA
Sonsbeek 9, Arnhem, Holland
VI Bienal de La Habana, Centro Wilfredo Lam, La Habana, Cuba
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, Dakota, USA
Más allá del Documento, Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
Waterfront project, Helsingør/ Helsingborg, Denmark/Sweden
Fotolatina, Contemporary Art Museum, Guadalajara, Mexico
Window onto Venus, VII Biennale of Havana, Havana, Cuba
Cream 2, 10 curators, 100 artists, Exhibition Catalog, Phaidon Press, London, UK
Espacios híbridos (Tania Bruguera, Luis Gómez, Carlos Garaicoa), Galería La Casona, Feria 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, Tuscany, Italy
Mirror Edge, Biltdmusee, Umea, Sweden
I Bienal Internacional de México, Centro de la Imagen, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Cuatro artistas cubanos, Geunkens en De Vill Gallery, 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, Sudáfrica, Pabellón blanco, Instituto parar el Arte Contemporáneo, Lisboa, Portugal
Caribe Insular, Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, Badajoz, Spain; Casa América de Madrid, Spain
XXIV Bienal de Sao Paulo, Parque Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Art and Survival in the Utopian Island, Azu Museum, Tempe, Arizona, USA
La isla del futuro, Palacio de Jovellanos, Gijón, Spain
Segundo Salón de Arte Contemporáneo, Centro de Desarrollo de Artes Visuales, Havana, Cuba

1997
Utopian territories: New Cuban Art, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery and Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
El individuo y su memoria, VI Bienal de La Habana, Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba
Space/Fire, 97 Kwangjú Biennale, Kwangjú, 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, Finlandia
Jardín japonés. Jardín Cubano, Impresión Taller de serigrafía René Portocarrero, VI Bienal de La Habana, Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba

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, 1st Johannesburg Biennale, South Africa
Una de cada clase, Centro Nacional de Conservación, Restauración y  Museología (CENCREM), Fundación Ludwig de Cuba, Havana, Cuba
Cuba: la isla posible,Centro de Cultura Contemporánea, Barcelona, Spain
Trans (intro) post-diario, Galería La Fundición, Bilbao, Spain

1994
The new generation, FotoFest, The Menill Colection, Houston, Texas, USA
Utopía, Galería Casa del Joven Creador, Sede de la Asociación Hermanos Saíz, Havana, Cuba
Entornos y circunstancias, V Bienal de la Habana, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de Cuba Havana, Cuba
La nueva generación: fotografía contemporánea de Cuba, Fototeca de Cuba, V Bienal de La Habana, Havana, Cuba
V Bienal de la Habana, Kunst Forum Ludwig, Germany

1993
Las metáforas del templo, Centro de Desarrollo de Artes Visuales, Havana, Cuba

1991
Si Tim tiene, Tim vale, IV Bienal de La Habana, Galería del ISA, Havana, Cuba


Prizes and Scholarships


2007 Selected Young Global Leader 2007 by the Wold Economic Forum
2005 XXXIX International Contemporary Art Price, Montecarlo
Katherine S. Marmor Award, Los Angeles M.O.C.A
1999 Artist in residency project. Parts Gallery. Minneapolis, Minnesota
1998 Artist in residence project, at the Mario Abreu Museum, Maracay
 Artist in residency project. Yaddo Corporation, N.Y New York
1997 Artist in residence project, Civitella Ranieri Center, Umbertide
1996 Artist in residence project, Art in General, New York
1995 Artist in residence project, City of Biel-Bienne, Pro Helvetia and the Canton of Berne, Berna
1993 Artist in residence project, City of Düsseldorf and the Paul Pozzoza Museum, Düsseldorf

Public Collections

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA
Los Angeles County Museum (LACMA), Los Angeles
The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York
Musée Européenne de la Photographie, Paris
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
Tate Modern, London
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). Los Angeles
The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), New York
Guggenheim Museum, New York
Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Toronto
MACBA, Barcelona, Spain
Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy


NEWS

29/06/2014 - 'What Models Can Do - A short history of the architectural model in contemporary art'

CARLOS GARAICOA: mostra collettiva 'What Models Can Do - A short history of the architectural model in contemporary art'
Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen
Unteres Schloss 1, Siegen, Germania
www.mgk-siegen.de
29.06.2014 - 12.10.2014