artists

MARCO ARTURO, Havana 1991 Full Bio Marco Arturo graduated from the San Alejandro Art Academy of Havana in 2011. His colourful style and various topics explore Cuban life through the lens of a new generation. Marco Arturo has exhibited his work in various solo shows in Cuba as well as in collective exhibitions internationally. Seremos …

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JENNIFER RICO, 1985 Full Bio After graduating in graphic design in 2009, Jennifer J. Rico completed her academic career with a series of postgraduates in costume history and costume design. She also completed a course of photography at the School of Creative Photography of Havana in 2010. Jennifer J. Rico’s photographs are the result of …

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ALEJANDRO GONZALES, Havana 1974 Full Bio A self-taught artist, Alejandro Gonzales made his first series of photographs in 1999-2000. His work is mainly focused on documenting and trying to rethink both past and present history, reflecting critically on its legacy and needs. His latest series features staged photographs made with models that make us reflect …

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JEFF, Granma 1974 Full Bio José Emilio Fonseca, better known as JEFF, graduated from both the National Art School (ENA) and the Superior Institute of Art (ISA) in Havana. He has been honoured with various prizes amongst which first prize for best curatorship of the year, awarded by Galería Habana in 2000. JEFF’s versatile art …

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LISANDRA RAMIREZ, Havana 1986 Full Bio Lisandra Ramirez graduated from both the San Alejandro Art Academy and the Superior Institute of Art (ISA) in Havana. She also studied bronze casting techniques in Spain and followed a course at the Tisch School of the Arts at the University of New York. Her colorful work explores various …

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OSMEIVY ORTEGA, Havana 1980 Full Bio Osmeivy Ortega graduated from both the San Alejandro Art Academy and the Superior Institute of Art (ISA) in Havana. He also studied at the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm, Sweden and has obtained residencies in the United States, Germany, Sweden and Mexico. Osmeivy Ortega’s woodblock prints are strongly …

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MABEL POBLET, Cienfuegos 1986 Full Bio In 2007, Mabel Poblet graduated from the San Alejandro Art Academy in Havana, with the honours of the jury. She then completed her academic career at the Superior Institute of Art (ISA) of Havana. One of Cuba’s rising stars, Mabel Poblet’s work is eclectic and composed of mix medias, …

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LIUDMILA&NELSON, Berlin and Moscow 1969 Full Bio Liudmila&Nelson is a team composed by Russian artist, Liudmila Velasco and Cuban artist, Nelson Ramírez de Arellano Conde. They have been working together since 1994 and Nelson is also the Director of the National Gallery of Photography of Cuba, since 2010, after serving as chief curator from 2001 …

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RENÉ PEÑA, Havana 1957 Full Bio A self-taught photographer, René Peña first studied English at the University of Havana before starting to exhibit his photographic work in the late 1980’s. Depicting nowadays society through a deeply personal vision, is what René Peña’s work is all about. His powerful photographs, questioning the values of the world …

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MOISES FINALÉ, Matanzas 1957 Full Bio Moisés Finalé studied and graduated from both the National School of Art (ENA) and the Superior Institute of Art (ISA), in Havana. He is part of the so-called “Generación del 80” (The Eighties’ Generation) which is said to have marked a rupture with the traditional Cuban culture, offering different …

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