In my view, artists who put content first shouldn’t let aesthetic xenophobia or specific media limit them. Far more, their choice of medium should depend on their message.
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Born in 1977 in Pinar del Río, Cuba
Lives and works in Havana, Cuba

Daros Exhibitions
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Selected titles in our library

Art x Cuba. Contemporary perspectives since 1989 = Kunst x Kuba. Zeitgenössische Positionen seit 1989 = Arte x Cuba. Perspectivas contemporáneas desde 1989. Exhibition catalogue, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany, September 8, 2017 - February 18, 2018, curated by Andreas Beitin, and Tonel. With texts by Luis Camnitzer, Elsa Vega, Sujatha Fernandes, Jacqueline Loss, Roberto Zurbano (et al.). Cologne, Wienand, 2018.

Adiós utopia. Art in Cuba since 1950. Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, March 5 - May 21, 2017, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA, November 11, 2017 - March 18, 2018. Edited by Ana Clara Silva, and Eugenio Valdés Figueroa, with texts by Rachel Weiss, Elsa Vega, Beatriz Gago Rodríguez, Tonel, René Francisco, Gerardo Mosquera, and Iván de la Nuez. Miami, CIFO - Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, 2017.

Adiós utopia. Arte en Cuba desde 1950. Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, March 5 - May 21, 2017, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA, November 11, 2017 - March 18, 2018. Edited by Ana Clara Silva, and Eugenio Valdés Figueroa, with texts by Rachel Weiss, Elsa Vega, Beatriz Gago Rodríguez, Tonel, René Francisco, Gerardo Mosquera, and Iván de la Nuez. Miami, CIFO - Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, 2017.

Relational undercurrents. Contemporary art of the Caribbean archipelago. Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA, USA, September 16, 2017 - March 4, 2018. With texts by Tatiana Flores, Michelle A. Stephens, Tonel, Laura Roulet, Rocío Aranda-Alvarado, Nelson Maldonado Torres (et al.). Long Beach, CA, Museum of Latin American Art, 2017.

Cuba libre. Kubas zeitgenössische Positionen seit Peter Ludwig = Contemporary art in Cuba since Peter Ludwig. Exhibition catalogue, Ludwig Museum, Koblenz, Germany, April 17 - June 12, 2016. With texts by Beate Reifenscheid, and Antonio Eligio (Tonel). Milano, Silvana Editoriale, 2016.

Yoan Capote. With texts by Hans-Michael Herzog, Danielle Knafo, Charmaine Picard, Nelson Herrera Ysla, and Magda González-Mora, and a conversation between the artist and Charmaine Picard. Milano, Skira, 2016.

Caderno de exercícios pedagógicos. Cuba - Ficción y Fantasía. Art education booklet. With texts by Bia Jabor, Luis Camnitzer, María del Carmen González, Sofía Quirós. Rio de Janeiro, Casa Daros, 2015.

Contingent beauty. Contemporary art from Latin America. Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA, November 22, 2015 - February 28, 2016. With texts by Mari Carmen Ramírez, Tahía Rivero, Gabriela Rangel, María C. Gaztambide, Osvaldo Sánchez (et al.). Houston, The Museum of Fine Arts, 2015.

Cuaderno de ejercícios pedagógicos. Cuba - Ficción y Fantasía. Art education booklet. With texts by Bia Jabor, Luis Camnitzer, María del Carmen González, Sofía Quirós. Rio de Janeiro, Casa Daros, 2015.

Cuba - Ficción y Fantasía. A selection of Cuban art form the Daros Latinamerica Collection. Exhibition catalogue, Casa Daros, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, September, 9 - December 13, 2015. Edited by Katrin Steffen, with texts by Hans Michael Herzog, Eugenio Valdés Figueroa, Tonel, Orlando Britto Jinorio, Luis Camnitzer, Orlando Hernández, and Juan Antonio Molina. Zürich, Daros Latinamerica, 2015.

Cuba - Ficción y Fantasía. Uma seleção de arte cubana da coleção Daros Latinamerica. Exhibition catalogue, Casa Daros, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, September, 9 - December 13, 2015. Edited by Katrin Steffen, with texts by Hans Michael Herzog, Eugenio Valdés Figueroa, Tonel, Orlando Britto Jinorio, Luis Camnitzer, Orlando Hernández, and Juan Antonio Molina. Zürich, Daros Latinamerica, 2015.

Cuba - Ficción y Fantasía. Una selección de arte cubano de la colección Daros Latinamerica. Exhibition catalogue, Casa Daros, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, September, 9 - December 13, 2015. Edited by Katrin Steffen, with texts by Hans Michael Herzog, Eugenio Valdés Figueroa, Tonel, Orlando Britto Jinorio, Luis Camnitzer, Orlando Hernández, and Juan Antonio Molina. Zürich, Daros Latinamerica, 2015.

Notebook of pedagocical exercises. Cuba - Ficción y Fantasía. Art education booklet. With texts by Bia Jabor, Luis Camnitzer, María del Carmen González, Sofía Quirós. Rio de Janeiro, Casa Daros, 2015.

Ivan Capote. Morfemas. Yoan Capote. Fonemas.With texts by Clemente Armas. La Habana, Galería Habana, 2013.

Fuentes Guaza, Luisa. Lenguajes contemporáneos desde Centroamérica. Madrid, Turner, 2013.

Permission to be global. Latin American art from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection = Prácticas globales. Exhibition catalogue, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, USA, December 4, 2013 - February 23, 2014, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA, March 19 - July 13, 2014. With a conversation between Jen mergel, Liz Munsell and Jesús Fuenmayor. Miami, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, 2013.

Yoan Capote. Emotional objects. Exhibition catalogue, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, UK, December 12, 2013 - January 29, 2014. With a text by Nelson Herrera Ysla and a dialogue between Yoan and Iván Capote. London, Ben Brown Fine Arts, 2013.

Berger, Sebastiaan A.C.. Cuba. Arte contemporáneo = Cuba. Contemporary art. La Habana, Ceiba / Madrid, Turner, 2012.

Entre trópicos 46°05'. Exhibition catalogue, Caixa Cultural, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2012. With texts by Ibis Hernández Abascal and Maris Flórido Cesar. Rio de Janeiro, Caixa Cultural, 2012.

54 Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte - la Biennale di Venezia. Cuba mon amour. Padiglione dell repubblica di Cuba. Exhibition catalogue, Biennale di Venezia, June 4 - November 27, 2011. With texts by Duccio Trombadori, Jorge Fernández Torres (et al.). Dogana, San Marino, Maretti Editore, 2011.

54. Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte - la Biennale di Venezia. ILLUMInations. Exhibition catalogue, Biennale di Venezia, June 4 - November 27, 2011. With texts by Bice Curiger, Giovanni Carmine (et al.). Venezia, Fondazione La Biennale di Venezia, 2011.

Weiss, Rachel. To and from utopia in the new Cuban art. Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 2011.

Los impolíticos. Exhibition catalogue, Palazzo delle Arti PAN, Napoli, Italy, December 19, 2009 - February 28, 2010. With texts by Laura Bardier (et al.). Napoli, Electa, 2010.

Los impolíticos. Q 04 Centro di documentazione. Exhibition catalogue, Palazzo delle Arti PAN, Napili, Italy, December 19, 2009 - February 28, 2010. With texts by Laura Bardier (et al.). Napoli, Palazzo delle Arti PAN, 2010.

PanAmericana. El periódico de la vida artística. Exhibition catalogue, kurimanzutto, Mexico City, July 10 - September 11, 2010. With a text by Jens Hoffmann. Mexico City, kurimanzutto, 2010.

Cuban artists' books and prints = Libros y grabados de artistas cubanos. 1985-2008. Exhibition catalogue, Grolier Club of Manhattan, New York, USA, May 20 - August 1, 2009, and other venues. With texts by Linda S. Howe and Tonel. Winston-Salem NC, The Cuba Project, Wake Forest University, 2009.

Décima Bienal de La Habana. Integración y resistencia en la era global. Exhibition catalogue, Bienal de La Habana, Cuba, March 27 - April 30, 2009. With texts by Nelson Herrera Ysla, Santiago Olmo, Orlando Britto Jinorio (et al.). La Habana, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, 2009.

Décima Bienal de La Habana. Integración y resistencia en la era global. Exhibition catalogue, Bienal de La Habana, Cuba, March 27 - April 30, 2009. With texts by Dannys Montes de Oca Moreda, José Manuel Noceda Fernández (et al.). La Habana, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, 2009.

Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art 2. Exhibition catalogue, Thessaloniki Biennale, May 21 - September 30, 2007. With texts by Catherine David, Jan-Erik Lundström (et al.). Thessaloniki, State Museum of Contemporary Art, 2009.

Killing Time. An exhibition of Cuban artistas from the 1980s to the present. Exhibition catalogue, Exit Art, New York, May 12 - July 28, 2007. With texts by Papo Colo, Elvis Fuentes, Glexis Novoa, and Yuneikys Villalonga. New York, Exit Art, 2008.

States of exchange. Artists from Cuba = Estados de intercambio. Artistas de Cuba. London, Iniva,

Cuba Avant-Garde. Contemporary Cuban art from the Farber collection / Cuba Avant-Garde. Arte contemporáneo cubano de la colección Farber. Exhibition catalogue, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, Florida, USA, May 9 - September 9, 2007. With texts by Magda Gónzalez-Mora Alfonso, Kerry Oliver-Smith (et al.). Gainesville, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, 2007.

Doble Blanco. Exhibition catalogue, Galería Villa Manuela, La Habana, 2006. With an introduction by Antonio Fernández Seoane. La Habana, Galería Villa Manuela, 2006.

Ciudad multiple city. Arte > Panama 2003. Arte urbano y ciudades globales: una experiencia en contexto = Urban art and global cities: an experiment in context. Exhibition catalogue, Panama City, 2003. With texts by Gerardo Mosquera, Adrienne Samos, Carlos Monsivais (et al.). Amsterdam, KIT Publishers, 2003.

Octava Bienal de la Habana. El arte con la vida. Exhibition catalogue, 8th Habana Biennial, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wilfredo Lam, La Habana, Cuba, 2003. With texts by Rafael Acosta de Arriba, Hilda María Rodríguez Enríquez (et al.). La Habana, Consejo Nacional de Artes Plásticas / Centro Wifredo Lam, 2003.

Block, Holly. Art Cuba. The New Generation. New York, Harry N. Abrams, 2001.

Nexo. Encuentros de artistas jóvenes de América Latina y España 2000-2001. Exhibition catalogue, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, España, Panamá, Perú, Paraguay, Venezuela, 2001. With texts by Gerardo Mosquera, María Luz Cárdenas (et al.). Bogotá, Convenio Andrés Bello, 2001.

González Lorente, Margarita. Tercer salón de arte cubano contemporáneo. La Habana, Centro de Desarollo de las Artes Visuales, 2001.

Séptima Bienal de la Habana. Uno más cerca del otro. Exhibition catalogue, Bienal de La Habana, Cuba, November 2000 - January 2001. With texts by Nelson Herrera Ysla, Sara Vega, Alicia García (et al.). La Habana, Consejo Nacional de las Artes Plásticas, 2000.

II salón de arte cubano contemporáneo. Exhibition catalogue, II. Salon de Arte Cubano Contemporáneo, La Habana, 1998. With texts by Caridad Blanco (et al.). La Habana, Centro de Desarollo de las Artes Visuales, 1998.

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