Galleria Continua
San Gimignano
Beijing
Les Moulins
Habana

Born in La Habana (Cuba), in 1983

Lives and Works in La Habana (Cuba)

Study and Teaching

2007

 Cátedra de Arte de Conducta founded by the artist Tania Bruguera

2004

2004-2008: Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA) (Dergree not completed)

2003

Academy of Fine Arts San Alejandro

1998

 Arts Experimental Center José Antonio Díaz Peláez

Solo Exhibitions

2016

The Weight of Death. Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy.

2015

The Weight of History, 12th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba. 

Open Studio Reynier Leyva Novo, Collateral Exhibition, 12th Havana Biennial, Novo Studio, Miramar, Havana, Cuba.

Siri Devi Khandavilli. Lisa Sette Gallery, Arizona, United States. 

2014

9 Laws/ The Weight of History, Galería Villa Manuela, Havana, Cuba.

2013

El deber de ser libres. Museo del Ron, Havana, Cuba.

El polvo, la sangre, el sueño común, Bildmuseet (Museum of Contemporary Art and Visual Culture), Umeå, Sweden.

2012

The desire to die for others, 11th Havana Biennial, College of San Jerónimo, Havana, Cuba.

Novo Anniversary Collection, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Florida, United States.

2010

Deporte Nacional. Salle Zéro, French Alliance, Havana, Cuba.

2009

Novo Anniversary Collection, Development Center of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba. 

The invisible patriot, Collateral Exhibition,10th Havana Biennial, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.

Por un trillo sin fin, Collateral Exhibition, 10th Havana Biennial, Colonial Art Museum, Havana, Cuba.

2003

Metaphor of existence, Parque Morro-Cabaña, Havana, Cuba.

Group Exhibitions

2017

Nature is Worth a Thousand Thoughts, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales (CDAV), La Habana, Cuba.

57ª Esposizione internazionale d’Arte, la Biennale di Venezia, Padiglione Cuba. Venice, Italy.

Entre Pós-verdades e Acontecimentos. Trienal de Sorocaba, São Paulo, Brasil.

Adiós Utopía, A selection of CIFO’s collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas. Wild Noise, The Bronx Museum of the Arts in collaboration with Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, La Habana. The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York.

2016

Nido sin árbol. Galleria Continua, UNAICC Unión de Arquitectos e Ingenieros de la Construcción de Cuba. La Habana, Cuba.

Hoy, desde los 80, Casa de México, Havana, Cuba.

3eme Biennale Internationale de L’art Contemporain Casablanca, Morocco.

Complicated Beauty: Contemporary Cuban Art, Tampa Museum of Art in collaboration with the Bronx Museum of the Arts.

El Espejo Enterrado, 3rd Montevideo Biennial. Uruguay.

Crosswords, HANGAR. Lisbon, Portugal.

Kula Ring: Aesthetic Considerations of Sharing and Exchange, 72-13, TheatreWorks, Goethe-Institut, Singapore.

Masterworks from the Hirshhorn Collection, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Washington, D.C, United States.

Tatuare la storia. PAC – Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea. Milano, Italy.

Kula Ring, Galerie Eigenheim, Goethe Institut. Weimar, Germany.

IRAN X CUBA: Beyond the Headline, Rogue Space Chelsea. New York, United States.

TRANSHUMANCE, CAB Art Center, Brussels, Belgium.

Open Studio Carlos Garaicoa. Madrid, Spain.

TÚ + YO = NOSOTROS, ARTE CONTINUA, Havana, Cuba.

Intersecciones: Habana/Portland, Hoffman Gallery, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, United States.

2015

Anclados en el territorio, ARTE CONTINUA, Havana, Cuba.

Global Positioning Systems, Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), United States.

Puente abierto, Galería Evolución, Lima, Peru.

Entre el uno y el dos, El apartamento, Havana, Cuba.

Project 35 Volume 2, UGM Maribor Art Gallery, Maribor, Slovenia.

Project 35 Volume 2, Oficina No. 1, Caracas, Venezuela.

Vignettes, Lisa sette Gallery, United States.

Project 35 Volume 2, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia.

Sights and Sound: Cuba, Jewish Museum of New York, United States.

Iconocracia, ARTIUM, Basque Centre-Museum of Contemporary Art, Spain.

Pulso, Collateral Exhibition, 12th Havana Biennial, Galería L. Havana, Cuba.

Arsenal, Collateral Exhibition, 12th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba.

Detrás del muro, Collateral Exhibition, 12th Havana Biennial, Malecón de La Habana, Cuba.

Zona Franca, Collateral Exhibition, 12th Havana Biennial, Complejo Morro-Cabaña, Havana, Cuba.

Artista x Artista, Collateral Exhibition, 12th Havana Biennial, Carlos Garaicoa’s Studio, Havana, Cuba.

Zona Ciega, Collateral Exhibition, 12th Havana Biennial, Bazar inglés, Havana, Cuba.

Uno para unos, unos para uno, Collateral Exhibition, 12th Havana Biennial, Miramar Trade Center, Havana, Cuba.

La apisonadora y el violin, Valentín de Madariaga Foundation, Seville, Spain.

-1305 Millas/ 1305 Miles. Part 1: Atemporal, Magnan Metz Gallery, New York, United States.

Photography in Cuba today, Chazen Museum of Art, Universidad de Wisconsin, United States.

El sol sale aquí como en Holanda, Fábrica de Arte Cubano, Havana, Cuba. 

Project 35 Volume 2, Visual Art Center, Boise State University, Boise, ID, United States.

Project 35 Volume 2, Van Every / Smith Galleries, Davidson Colleges, United States.

Project 35 Volume 2, University of Saint Joseph Art Gallery, West Hartford, United States.

2014

Project 35 Volume 2, Microwave International New Media Arts Festival, Hong Kong.

Project 35 Volume 2, The Stamp Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States.

Project 35 Volume 2, London Gallery West, University of Westminster, London, UK.

Turn On, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba.

Project 35 Volume 2, DeVos Art Museum, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, United States.

Project 35 Volume 2, Messy Sky/Cloud, Bangkok, Thailand.

Project 35 Volume 2, Richard E. Peeler Art Center, Greencastle, United States.

Project 35 Volume 2, The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, United States

Project 35 Volume 2, Future Perfect, Singapore.

Project 35 Volume 2, Ne’ – Na Contemporary Art Space, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Pan y Circo, Ruinas de la Facultad de Ballet, Universidad de las Artes, ISA. Havana, Cuba.

Project 35 Volume 2, Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture & Design, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

Project 35 Volume 2, Acadia University, Wolfville, Canada.

VI Salón de Arte Contemporáneo, Development Center of Visual Arts. Havana, Cuba.

Éticos y estéticos. Arte joven cubano, Centro de Prensa Internacional, Havana, Cuba.

Project 35 Volume 2, Platform3, Bandung, Indonesia.

2013

Project 35 Volume 2, Readytex Art Gallery, Paramaribo, Surinam.

Project 35 Volume 2, ZCAC (Zoma Contemporary Art Center), Addis Abeba, Ethiopia.

Project 35 Volume 2, Alice Yard, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.

Project 35 Volume 2, NLS, Kingston, Jamaica.

ODEON, Feria de Arte, Bogotá, Colombia.

Project 35 Volume 2, Fresh Milk, St. George, Barbados.

Project 35 Volume 2, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Germany.

Dilated Biography: Contemporary Cuban Narratives, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, (SMFA), Boston, United States.

Project 35 Volume 2, VCUarts Anderson Gallery, Richmond, United States.

Project 35 Volume 2, Art Gallery of Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

Clásicos del Baseball, Centro Cultural Cinematográfico del ICAIC, Havana, Cuba.

2012

El deporte derecho del arte II, Galería Espacio Abierto, revista Revolución y Cultura. Havana, Cuba.

Gulliver, Contemporary visual art and new film festival. Freies Museum Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

El gran sur, 1st Montevideo Biennial. Montevideo, Uruguay.

Project 35 Volume 2, SH Contemporary, Shanghai, China.

Revolution not televised, Bronx Museum of the Arts. New York, United States.

Daiquirí sin azúcar, Galería Habana. Havana, Cuba.

Detrás del muro: En el medio de la nada, Collateral Exhibition, 11th Havana Biennial, Malecón de La Habana, Cuba.

HB Arte Cubano Contemporáneo, Collateral Exhibition, 11th Havana Biennial, PABEXPO, Havana, Cuba

Restos impresos/ Rest in Press, LIMAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Lima, Lima, Peru.

2011

Círculos, Galería Elba Benítez, Madrid, Spain.

Entre siempre y jamás, 54 Esposizione Internazionale d´Arte la Biennale di Venezia, Istituto Italo-Latinoamericano (IILA), Italy.

Cuban Visions, Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, United States

Coca-colonized, Museo MARTE, San Salvador, El Salvador.

Arte Américas, Miami, United States.

Ya sé leer, imagen y texto en el Arte Latinoamericano, Wifredo Lam Contemporary Art Center, Havana, Cuba

ADN, Galería Villa Manuela, Havana, Cuba.

2010

Touched, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

4 Gato, Fanguito Estudio, Havana, Cuba.

Coca-colonized, Hilger BrotKunsthalle, Vienna, Austria.

Serendipity, Bienal Portugal Arte 10 EDP. Lisbon, Portugal.

El aguacero, la siesta, el cañaveral, el tabaco, XXXI Bienal de Pontevedra, Sexto edificio Museo de Pontevedra, Pontevedra, Spain.

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

Pieza Única, Gobierno de Principado de Asturias, Madrid, Spain.

2009

Confluencias Inside. Arte Cubano Contemporáneo II, National Hispanic Center Art Museum, Alburquerque, United States.

Jamás ser, Fanguito Estudio, Havana, Cuba.

Estado de excepción, Collateral Exhibition, 10th Havana Biennial, Galería Habana. Havana, Cuba.

2008

V Salón de Arte Cubano Contemporáneo, Development Center of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba

Arboledas. El cuerpo es cuerpos, Galería Jesús Gallardo de León, Guanajuato, Mexico.

Lanza Cuba, A gentil carioca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Open Studio 2.0., Carlos Garaicoa’s Studio, Madrid, Spain.

2007

 Masa Crítica. Development Center of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.

…topías, Galería Servando, Havana, Cuba.

El Héroe (Remake in Cuba), Salle Zéro, French Alliance, Havana, Cuba

Maniobra, Instituto Superior de Arte, Havana, Cuba.

Ni a favor ni en contra, todo lo contrario, Facultad de Artes y Letras, Havana, Cuba.

2006

Vista al frente, Collateral Exhibition, 9th Havana Biennial, Teatro Nacional, Havana, Cuba.

Tirar y tirar bien, Collateral Exhibition, 9th Havana Biennial, shooting range El Hueco, Havana, Cuba.

Exposición para el gabán de Amaury, Ave. de los Presidentes y calle 23. Havana, Cuba.

Up, Festival Imago, Centro Cinematográfico ICAIC, Sala Fresa y Chocolate, Havana, Cuba.    

2005

La toma de La Habana por otra cosa, Parque Morro-Cabaña, Havana, Cuba.

Incisión, Fundación San Juan, Guadalajara, Mexico. 

2004

Making Off, Pabellón Cuba, Havana, Cuba.

2002

Puente Sur, Festival de performances e intervenciones, Mayabeque beach, Mayabeque, Cuba.

2001

Un Invierno en la Habana, Parque Morro-Cabaña, Havana, Cuba.

Bienal de Artes Plásticas y Salud Mental, Salumec, Havana, Cuba.

2000

Académica 01, Casa de la Poesía, Havana, Cuba.

Residences

2017

Orbital Residency Program, Santander. A collaboration between ArtistaxArtista and Consejería de Cultura de Santander. Santander, Spain.

Residency Unlimited (RU) Program. Endorsed by The Cuban Artists Fund (CAF) and Rockefeller Brothers Fund. Brooklyn, New York, New York.

Public collections

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Oregon, US. (2010)

Perez Art Museum (PAMM), Miami, US. (2013) / (2015)

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US. (2015)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC, US. (2015)

Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, US. (2012)

National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana, Cuba. (2008) / (2012)

Private collections

Farber Collection, New York, USA (2012)

Pizzuti Collection, Ohio, USA (2012)

Private foundations

MISOL Art Foundation, Bogotá, Colombia (2011)

Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO), Spain. (2013)