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Born in 1964 in Havana, Cuba
Lives and works in Havana, Cuba

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Selected titles in our library

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.

Cuba. Tatuare la storia. Exhibition catalogue, Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea PAC, Milano, July 5 - September, 12, 2016, Zisa Arti Contemporanee ZAC, Palermo, Italy, October 7 - December 18, 2016. Edited by Diego Sileo, and Giacomo Zaza, with texts by Diego Sileo, Giacomo Zaza, Giulia Ingarao, Antonio Leone, and Antonio Eligio (Tonel). Milano, Silvana, 2016.

Iconocracia. Imagen del poder y poder de las imágenes en la fotografía cubana contemporánea = The image of power and the power of images in contemporary Cuban photography. Exhibition catalogue, Artium, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, June 26 - October 4, 2015, Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, January 29 - May 22 , 2016. With texts by Iván de la Nuez, and Omar-Pascual Castillo. Madrid, Turner, 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.

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.

Duodécima Bienal de La Habana. Entre la idea y la experiencia. Exhibition catalogue, Centro de arte contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, La Habana, Cuba, May 22 - June 22, 2015. With texts by Jorge Fernández Torres, Javier Gil, Simon Njami, Giacomo Zaza, José A. Sánchez, and Nelson Herrera Ysla (et al.). La Habana, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam / San Marino, Maretti Editore, 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.

The spaces between: contemporary art from Havana. Exhibition catalogue, Belikin Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, January 10 - April 13, 2014, Bildmuseet, Umea, Sweden, February 8 - April 19, 2015. Curated and with texts by Tonel, Keith Wallace and Cecilia Andersson. London, Blackdog, 2014.

55. Exposición internacional de arte la Biennale di Venezia. La perversión de lo clásico: anarquía de los relatos. Pabellón de la República de Cuba. Exhibition catalogue, 55 Biennale di Venezia, Italy, June 1 - November 24, 2013. With texts by Jorge Fernández Torres, and Giacomo Zaza. Falciano, San Marino, Maretti Editore, 2013.

Para (saber) escutar. Um jornal sobre a transformação de um espaço e sua memória. 23 de Março de 2013, N 00. With texts by Eugenio Valdés Figueroa, Bia Jabor, Suzana Velasco, Ana Wambier, Isabella Rosado Nunes, Roberta Condeixa (et al.). Rio de Janeiro, Casa Daros, 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.

Caviar with rum. Cuba-USSR and the post-Soviet experience. Edited by Jacqueline Loss and José Manuel Prieto. New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

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

Enema. With texts by Anaeli Ibarra and Patricia Martínez. La Habana, ArteCubano, 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.

crisisss... América Latina, arte y confrontación. 1920-2010. Exhibition catalogue, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, March 12 - June 5, 2011. With texts by Gerardo Mosquera, Luis Camnitzer, Aracy Amaral, Karen Cordero Reiman (et al.). Mexico City, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, 2012.

Altamente confidencial. Lázaro Saavedra en su isla. Exhibition catalogue, Arte Actual - Flacso, Quito, Ecuador, October - November, 2011. With texts by Wendy Navarro, and Magaly Espinosa, and a conversation between the artist and Mónica Vorbeck. Quito, Arte Actual - Flacso, 2011.

Weiss, Rachel. Making art global (part 1). The Third Havanna Biennial. with additional essays by Luis Camnitzer, Coco Fusco, Llilian Llanes Godoy, Geeta Kapur, Mirko Lauer and Gerardo Mosquera; interviews with the artists Alex Ángeles, José Bedia, Alfredo Márquez and Lázaro Saavedra conducted by Lucy Steeds and Rachel Weiss; and an introduction by Charles Esche. London, Afterall, 2011.

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

León, Glenda. La condition de performance. Quebec, Editions Nota bene, 2010.

Ponte, Antonio José. Villa Marista en plata. Madrid, Colibrí, 2010.

7a Bienal do Mercosul. Grito e escuta. Exhibition catalogue, 7th Mercosur Biennial, Porto Alegre, October 16 - November 29, 2009. With texts by Victoria Noorthoorn (et al.). Porto Alegre, Fundação Bienal do Mercosul, 2009.

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.

For you / Para usted. The Daros Latinamerica tapes and video installations. Exhibition catalogue, Daros Exhibitions, Zurich, April 25 - September 6, 2009. Edited by Katrin Steffen and Domingo Eduardo Ramos. Zurich, Daros Latinamerica AG, 2009.

Matos, Dennys. Paisajes. Metáforas de nuestro tiempo. Barcelona, Lingkua, 2009.

Saavedra. Sponsor. Exhibition catalogue, Servando Galería de Arte, La Habana, Cuba, 2009. La Habana, Servando Galería de Arte, 2009.

Visionarios. Audiovisual en Latinoamérica. Catalogue, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain, May 18 - June 15, 2009. Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, 2009.

Cullen, Deborah. Arte no es vida. Actions by artists of the Americas 1960 - 2000. New York, El Museo del Barrio, 2008.

Cuba. Art and history from 1868 to today. Exhibition catalogue, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, January 31 - June 8, 2008. Edited by Nathalie Bondil, with texts by Aylet Ojeda Jequin (et al.). Munich/London/New York, Prestel; Montreal, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Museum of Fine Arts, 2008.

Cuba. Arte e historia desde 1868 hasta nuestros días. Exhibition catalogue, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, January 31 - June 8, 2008, Groninger Museum, May 17 - September 13, 2009. Edited by Nathalie Bondil, with texts by Aylet Ojeda Jequin (et al.). Munich/London/New York, Prestel; Montreal, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Museum of Fine Arts, 2008.

It's not neutral = Ez da neutrala = No es neutral. Exhibition catalogue, Tabakalera, Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain, July 19 - October 5, 2008. With texts by Joxean Muñoz, Luis Camnitzer and Eugenio Valdés Figueroa. Donostia - San Sebastián, Tabakalera, 2008.

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,

Visionários. Audiovisual na América Latina. Exhibition catalogue, Itaú Cultural, São Paulo, August 5-10, 2008. With texts by Jorge de La Ferla, Arlindo Machado (et al.). São Paulo, Itaú Cultural, 2008.

A través del espejo. Arte cubano hoy. Exhibition catalogue, Allegro Galería, Panamá, September 27 - October 31, 2007. Panamá, Allegro Galería, 2007.

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.

Loder, Robert (ed.). Triangle. Variety of experience around artists' workshops and residencies. London, Triangle Arts Trust, 2007.

Turbulence. 3rd Auckland Triennial. Exhibition catalogue, 3rd Auckland Triennial, March - June 2007.With texts by Victoria Lynn, David Craig and Gerardo Mosquera. Auckland, Australia, City of Auckland Art Gallery, 2007.

Arte de Cuba. Exhibition catalogue, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, São Paulo, January 31 - April 23, 2006, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, May 16 - July 16, 2006, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Brasília, August 1 - October 15, 2006.With texts by Ania Rodríguez (et al.). Rio de Janeiro, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, 2006.

Certain encounters. Daros-Latinamerica Collection. Exhibition catalogue, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, April 7 - June 4, 2006. With texts by Keith Wallace, Tonel, and Juan A. Gaitán. Vancouver, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, 2006.

Fernandes, Sujatha. Cuba Represent!: Cuban Arts, State Power, and the Making of New Revolutionary Cultures. Durham/London, Duke University Press, 2006.

Espinosa, Magaly. El nuevo arte cubano. Antología de textos críticos. Santa Monica, Perceval Press, 2006.

Estrecho dudoso. Exhibition catalogue, TEOR/éTica, San José, Costa Rica, December 1, 2006 - Feburary 15, 2007. With texts by Virgina Pérez-Ratton, Tamara Díaz Bringas, Justo Pastor Mellado (et al.). San José, Costa Rica, TEOR/éTica, 2006.

Las Horas. Artes Visuales de América Latina contemporánea = The Hours. Visual arts of contemporary Latin America. Exhibition catalogue, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, October 5, 2005 - January 15, 2006. With texts by Sebastián López, Eugenio Valdés Figueroa and Hans-Michael Herzog. Zürich, Daros Latinamerica / Ostfildern, Hatje Cantz, 2005.

Larroca, Oscar. La mirada de Eros. Aproximación a la temática erótica en las artes visuales y otros ensayos vinculados a la creación artística. Montevideo, H Editores, 2004.

Lázaro Saavedra. El único animal que ríe. Exhibition catalogue, Nacional de Bellas Artes, La Habana, September 12 - October 2003. With a text by Corina Matamoros. La Habana, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, 2003.

Atravesados. Deslizamientos de identidad y género. Exhibition catalogue, Fundación Telefónica, Madrid, 2002. With contributions by Menene Gras (et al.). Madrid, Fundación Telefónica, 2002.

González, Margarita, Tania Parson, and José Veigas (ed.). Déjame que te cuente. Antología de la crítica en los 80. La Habana, Arte Cubano Ediciones, 2002.

Kunst aus Kuba. Sammlung Ludwig = Art from Cuba. The Ludwig collection. Exhbition catalogue, Ludwig Museum in the Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, 2002. WIth an essay by Helmo Hernández. Palace Editions, 2002.

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

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. Colección de Arte Cubano. Catalogue. With texts by Corina Matamoros Tuma and Maía del Carmen Rippe Moro. La Habana, Cuba, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, 2001.

Rubiano Caballero, Germán. Art of Latin America 1981-2000. New York, Inter-American Development Bank, 2000.

Rubiano Caballero, Germán. Arte de América Latina 1981-2000. New York, Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, 2000.

From the negative. Conceptual photography from Cuba. Exhibition catalogue, Parts Photographic Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2000. With texts by Christina Vives and Vance Gellert. Minneapolis, Parts Photographic Arts, 2000.

La dirección de la mirada. Neue Kunst aus Kuba = Art actuel de Cuba = Arte cubano contemporáneo. Exhibition catalogue, Stadthaus Zurich, September 2 - October 30, 1998, Musée des Beaux-Arts, La Chaux-de-Fonds, November 8, 1998 - January 3, 1999. Edited by Ines Anselmi and Eugenio Valdés Figueroa and with texts by Gerardo Mosquera (et al.). Vienna/New York, Springer, 1999.

A imaxe e o labirinto. 10 artistas cubanos dos '90. Exhibition catalogue, Casa des Artes, Concello de Vigo, February 6 - March 6, 1998. With texts by Lupe Alvarez (et al.). Vigo, Consello da Cultura Galega, 1998.

Poupeye, Veerle. Caribbean Art. London/New York, Thames and Hudson, 1998.

1990s Art from Cuba. A national residency and exhibition program. Exhibition catalogue, Hallways Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, New York, September 27 - November 15, 1997, Centro Cultural de la Raza, San Diego, Cal., March 6 - April 25, 1998, Art in General and Longwood Arts Project/Bronx Council on the Arts, May 9 - June 27, 1998, Betty Rymer Gallery, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, August 28 - October 14, 1998. Edited by Holly Block and Betti-Sue Hertz, with texts by Lupe Alvarez ( et al.). New York, Art in General Inc., 1997.

Lucie-Smith, Edward. Die Kunst Lateinamerikas. Munich, Lichtenberg Verlag, 1997.

Sexta Bienal de La Habana. El individuo y su memoria / L'individu et sa mémoire. Exhibition catalogue, 6th Habana Biennial, Centro Wifredo Lam, La Habana, Cuba, May-June 1997. Edited by Nelson Herrera Ysla, with texts by Miguel Barnet (et al.). Paris, Association Française d'Action Artistique / La Habana, Centro Wifredo Lam, 1997.

Mundo soñado. Joven plástica cubana. Exhibition catalogue, Casa de América, Madrid, February - March 1996. With a text by Helmo Hernández. Madrid, Casa de América, 1996.

Camnitzer, Luis. New art of Cuba. Austin, University of Texas Press, 1994.

Revue noire. Volume 2, numéros 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. 1992-1993. Paris, Revue Noire, 1992-1993.

Los hijos de Guillermo Tell. Artistas Cubanos contemporáneos. Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Artes Visuales Alejandro Otero Museum, Caracas, Venezuela, February 3 - March 3, 1991, Banco de la República, Bogotá, Colombia, April 4 - May 17, 1991. With a text by Gerardo Mosquera. Caracas, Museo de Artes Visuales Alejandro Otero, 1991.

Kuba o.k. Aktuelle Kunst aus Kuba = Arte actual de Cuba. Exhibition catalogue, Städtische Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, April 1 - May 13, 1990. Düsseldorf, Städtische Kunsthalle, 1990.

The nearest edge of the world. Art and Cuba now. Exhibition catalogue, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston and The Bronx Museum, New York, 1990. With texts by Gerardo Mosquera (et al.). Brookline, MA, Poliarities Inc., 1990.

Tercera Bienal de la Habana '89. Catalogo. Exhibition catalogue, 3rd Habana Biennial, Centro Wifredo Lam, 1989. With an introduction by Llilian Llanes Godoy and texts by Juan Acha, Frederico Moraes (et al.). La Habana, Editorial Letras Cubanas, 1989.

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