Studies

2014-2016 

Rijksakademie van Beldeende Kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2005-2010

University of Arts (ISA) Havana, Cuba

2007-2009

Degree from the Chair of Arte Conducta, Havana, Cuba

2000-2004

San Alejandro, Fine Arts Academic, Havana, Cuba

 

Solo Shows

2018

Selective Memory, Adn Galeria, Barcelona, Spain

Land of Plenty, El Apartamento gallery, Havana, Cuba

2017

Selected Works, High Line, curated by Melanie Kress, New York, USA

Absolute silence does not exist, curated by FCAYC and Denise Araouzou. Fundación Cerezales Antonino y Cinia, León, Spain

Empty Page, Kunstlehrstuhl Baden, Baden, Switzerland
 

2015

No Admittance, de Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam, Holland
Surplus Production Line, ADN Galeria, Barcelona, Spain
Adrian Melis, Project Space Festival, Centrum, Berlin, Germany

 

2013

Time to Relax, ADN Galeria, Barcelona, Spain

The Value of Absence, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Dreams Production Plan, EspaiDos, Terrassa, Spain

 

2012

STOCK, Museum of Modern Art (MAS), Santander, Spain

New Structures of Production, ADN Galeria, Barcelona, Spain

 

Selected Group Shows

2019

Loop Art Fair 2019, Adn Galeria, Barcelona, Spain

Cubical Fever, Studio Trama34, Barcelona, Spain

​Pourquoi faire; pourquoi faire, ETE78, Brussel, Belgium

5994 is just a number, Adn Galeria, Barcelona, Spain

Af-Fair #2, Studio Trama34, Barcelona, Spain

The Golden Age of Cuban Video Art, The Cinémathèque québécoise, Montreal, Canada

After leaving-before arriving, Kaunas Biennale, Kaunas, Lithuania

Survival Kit, Latvian Center for Contemporary Art, curated by Ángels Miralda, Riga, Latvia

Anatomy of Political Melancholy, curated by Katerina Gregos, Athens Conservatory, Greece

I'm always in the other, curated by Beral Madra, Agah Uğur Collection, Museum Evliyagil, Turkey

No habrá nunca una puerta. Estás adentro, Teixeira de Freitas Collection, curated by Luiza Teixeira, Sala de Arte Santander, Madrid

2018

Otro amanecer en el trópico, Contemporary Cuban artistic practices, curated by Tereza de Aruda, 

Stiftung Reinbeckhallen Sammlung für Gegenwartskunst, Berlin, Germany
Ola Cuba, Lille, France

Chi Utopia mangia le mele, curated by Adriana Polveroni and Gabriele Tosi, Soprintendenza archeologia,

belle arti e paesaggio Verona, Rovigo e Vicenza, Corte Dogana, Verona, Italy

Art Souterrain festival 2018, LABOR IMPROBUS, Montreal, Canada

Arco Madrid art fair, Madrid, Spain

2017

On/Off. Ciclo de artistas cubanos, Maison Européenne de la photographie, Paris, France

Video Art in Latinoamerica, LAXART, Los Angeles, USA

Salon de Arte Contemporaneo, CDAV, Havana, Cuba

Art Weekend program, curated by Direlia Lazo, Habana, Cuba

You&I, A4 Arts Foundation, Cape Town, South Africa

Image du monde laborieux, Art Digital Center, Paris, France

Open Form, curated by Denise Araouzou, Athens, Greece

Post-Peace, curated by Katia Krupennikova, Nest, The Hague, Netherlands

Ciutat de Vacances, Museu d´Art Modern I Contemporani de Palma

Rumors of Glory, Basis, Frankfurt, Germany

Art Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

Videocreation in Cuba, Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, Austin TX

Post-Peace, Würtembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Curated by Katia Krupennikova, Stuttgart, Germany

First Day of Good Weather, Latin American Art, Coceived by Despacio, Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf, Germany

Belief in the power of Gesture, Projektraum LS44, Berlin, Germany

Valor de Uso, Centro Wilfredo Lam, curated by Danielo Villegas and Laura de la Colina, Havana, Cuba

Post-Peace, curated by Katia Krupennikova, Kunstverein Stuttgart, Germany

Intérims (Art contre emploi), La Panaceé, Montpellier, France

2016

Connecting Cuba, De Balie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Todas las vidas, X Bienal Centroamericana, San José, Costa Rica

Crisis of Presence, curated by Luigi Fassi, Pori Art Museum, Pori, Finland

The Agony and the Ecstasy: Latin American art in the collections of Mallorca: a review based on Contemporaneity. Curated by Nekane Aramburu.

Es Baluard Museu d´Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma. Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Teesside World Exposition of Art and Technology, MIMA, Middlesbrough, UK

No One Belongs Here More Than You, Despacio, San José, Costa Rica

Yes I can! Curated by Sébastien Planas, Centre d´art contemporain Walter Benjamin, Perpignan, France
MACBA Collection31, MACBA, Barcelona, Spain.

Untitled (two takes on crisis), de Appel Arts Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Groupe Mobile, curated by Mélanie Bouteloup & Virginie Bobin, VilleVassilieff, Paris, France
Kamarado, co-curated by Zasha Colah, Clark House Initiative, Mumbai & New Delhi, India

Hors Pistes: Une autre mouvement des images - L’art de la révolte, Centre Pompidou, Málaga, Spain

Hors Pistes, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Experiencias 6, Museo de Arte Moderno y Contemporaneo de Santander, Santander, Spain
International Film Festival Rotterdam 2016, Rotterdam, Holland

Bread and Roses, MOMA Museum of Modern Art of Warsaw, Poland

 

2015

CPH: MARKET, Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark

Creating Common Good, curated by Robert Punkenhofen in coopertaion with Zaida Trallero and Ursula Maria Probst, Vienna Art Week, Viena, Austria

Kamarado, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland

The as-if-principle, curated by Sabine Winkler, Magazin4–Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregnez, Austria

Tener que Sentir, Colección Los Bragales Arte Contemporáneo, Gijón, Spain

The As-If-Principle, Magazin4 - Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria

Tedium Vitae: On Mediation, ADN Platform, Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona

La distancia adequada, a 5 video project curated by Alexandra Laudo, Fundació Suñol, Barcelona, Spain

Popposition OFF-Fair (Servais collection), Brussels, Belgium

O que você vê nao o que você percebe, Emma Thomas Gallery, Sao Paolo, Brasil

Atopolis, Manège de Sury, supported by the WIELS contemporary art centre Mons, Belgium

Engagements, Poitiers Museum, Poitiers, France

Everything Was Forever: Until It Was No More, Akinici Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2016

Connecting Cuba, De Balie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Todas las vidas, X Bienal Centroamericana, San José, Costa Rica

Crisis of Presence, curated by Luigi Fassi, Pori Art Museum, Pori, Finland

The Agony and the Ecstasy: Latin American art in the collections of Mallorca: a review based on Contemporaneity. Curated by Nekane Aramburu.

Es Baluard Museu d´Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma. Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Teesside World Exposition of Art and Technology, MIMA, Middlesbrough, UK

No One Belongs Here More Than You, Despacio, San José, Costa Rica

Yes I can! Curated by Sébastien Planas, Centre d´art contemporain Walter Benjamin, Perpignan, France
MACBA Collection31, MACBA, Barcelona, Spain.

Untitled (two takes on crisis), de Appel Arts Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Groupe Mobile, curated by Mélanie Bouteloup & Virginie Bobin, VilleVassilieff, Paris, France
Kamarado, co-curated by Zasha Colah, Clark House Initiative, Mumbai & New Delhi, India

Hors Pistes: Une autre mouvement des images - L’art de la révolte, Centre Pompidou, Málaga, Spain

Hors Pistes, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Experiencias 6, Museo de Arte Moderno y Contemporaneo de Santander, Santander, Spain
International Film Festival Rotterdam 2016, Rotterdam, Holland

Bread and Roses, MOMA Museum of Modern Art of Warsaw, Poland

 

2015

CPH: MARKET, Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark

Creating Common Good, curated by Robert Punkenhofen in coopertaion with Zaida Trallero and Ursula Maria Probst, Vienna Art Week, Viena, Austria

Kamarado, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland

The as-if-principle, curated by Sabine Winkler, Magazin4–Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregnez, Austria

Tener que Sentir, Colección Los Bragales Arte Contemporáneo, Gijón, Spain

The As-If-Principle, Magazin4 - Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria

Tedium Vitae: On Mediation, ADN Platform, Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona

La distancia adequada, a 5 video project curated by Alexandra Laudo, Fundació Suñol, Barcelona, Spain

Popposition OFF-Fair (Servais collection), Brussels, Belgium

O que você vê nao o que você percebe, Emma Thomas Gallery, Sao Paolo, Brasil

Atopolis, Manège de Sury, supported by the WIELS contemporary art centre Mons, Belgium

Engagements, Poitiers Museum, Poitiers, France

Everything Was Forever: Until It Was No More, Akinici Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


2014

Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities, MoMA, New York, USA
RijksakademieOPEN, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Permanent Playfullness, curated by Camilla Barella, Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo, Brasil

10th Shanghai Biennale, curated by Anselm Franke, Shanghai, China

Forms of Distancing, Steirischer Herbst festival, Graz, Austria

Future Generation Art Prize, Pinchuk Art Center, Kiev, Ukraine

In Search of Lost Time, curated by Ronit Eden, Castrum Peregrini, Amsterdam, Holland

Economie Humaine, HEC École des Hautes Etudes Commerciales, Paris, France

Frestes - Trienal de Artes de Brasil, Sorocaba, Sâo Paulo, Brasil.

Barcelona Inspira, Cercle Artístic de Sant Lluc, Barcelona, Spain

Ibi et Nunc: Sobre paradójicas democráticas, curated by Imma Prieto, Fabra i Coats Centre dʼArt Contemporary, Barcelona, Spain

Activaciones, Neue Gallerie, curated by Karin Jaschkem Innsbruck, Austria

Habitar, Construir, Pensar. Poéticas y perspectivas discursivas en el Videoarte Cubano Contemporáneo (2000-2012), Havana, Cuba

Espacio de Creación Contemporánea ECCO, curated by Dennys Matos and Iván de la Torre, Amerighi Cádiz, Spain

2013

Group Show, D+T Project Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

Occupying Building, Thinking: Poetic and Discursive Perspectives on Contemporary Cuban Video Art (1990-2010), University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL.

Jetztzeit, Centre d´art la Panera, Lleida, Spain

In the heart of the country, The Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Poland

EspaiDos, Terrasa, Spain

Artlab, Queens Museum of Art, New York

Casa Solleric, Fundació Palma, Espai d´Art, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

 

2012

Fuck Off o pá la pinga con todo, Bienal de la Habana, La Habana, Cuba

Arte40 Prize, selected artists. c arte c, Centro Arte Complutense, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

 

2011

Arte Útil, curated by Tania Bruguera y DEMOCRACIA Off Limits, Madrid, Spain
Experience Pommery #9 - La Fabrique sonore, Domaine Pommery, Reims, France. 

Auditorium Moscow, A Sketch for a Public Space, Belie Palaty, Moscow, Russia

Somewhere Else, curated by Direlia Lazo, Galeria Noguerasblanchard, Barcelona, Spain

How To Work (More for) Less, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland

How To Work, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Temor y deseo de ser devorados, Bòlit Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Girona, Spain

 

2010

XXXI Bienal de Pontevedra, Universidad de Vigo, Vigo, Spain

Urban Research, Festival Directors Lounge, Berlin, Germany

II.Festival Internacional Cine Cubano de Munich, Munich, Germany

2009

Residencias Batiscafo, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, La Habana, Cuba

Per Diem, Betonsalon, Paris, France

Atmósfera, Teatro Bertold Brecht, La Habana, Cuba

Factoría Habana 10 bienal de La Habana, La Factoría, La Habana, Cuba

Evento teórico 10 bienal de La Habana, I.S.A., La Habana, Cuba

Arte, salud y sociedad, 10 bienal de La Habana, Hospital  psiquiátrico de La Habana, La Habana, Cuba

Estado de excepción, 10 bienal de La Habana, Galería Habana, La Habana, Cuba

Octava muestra de nuevos realizadores, ICAIC, La Habana, Cuba

Presentación de audiovisuales, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina

Video experimental y video arte: Artistas de Cuba, Museo de Antioquia,  Medellín, Colombia

7mo Festival Internacional de Cine Pobre de Humberto Solas, Gibara, Holguín, Cuba

Salud Mental, Hospital psiquiátrico, La Habana, Cuba

8va Muestra de Jóvenes Realizadores, ICAIC, La Habana, Cuba

Salón de arte contemporáneo, Centro de Desarrollo, La Habana, Cuba

 

2008

Curadores go home, Espacio Aglutinador, La Habana, Cuba

Inventarios, Fundación Ludwig de Cuba, La Habana, Cuba

Le Fresnoy Habana Remix, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, La Habana, Cuba

7ma Muestra de Jóvenes Realizadores, La Habana, Cuba

Tour, Madrid, Spain

El Reparto, galería Ciudades del Mundo, La Habana, Cuba

 

2007

Movimientos socialistas, Bienal de Beijing, Beijing, China

Inventario, Fundación Ludwing de Cuba, La Habana, Cuba

3ra Muestra de audiovisuales, Visitaciones al héroe, variaciones de la duda, Sala Zero, Alianza Francesa, La Habana, Cuba

2da Muestra de audiovisuales, Sala Zero, Alianza Francesa, La Habana, Cuba

Presentación del proyecto “Bueno, Bonito y Barato”, CLOSE-UP, Mexico City, Mexico

Ni a favor ni en contra, Facultad de artes y Letras, La Habana, Cuba

Rescribible, Taller Arte de Conducta, house of Tania Bruguera, La Habana, Cuba

 

2006

Bueno, Bonito y Barato, private house, La Habana, Cuba

Presentation to the 9th Bienal de la Habana, Taller Arte de Conducta, house of Tania Bruguera, La Habana, Cuba

Art Fairs & Festivals

2018

ARCO Madrid, ADN Galeria, Madrid, Spain

2017

ArtBrussels, ADN Galeria, Brussels, Belgium

2016

LOOP, ADN Galeria, Barcelona, Spain

ARCO Madrid, ADN Galeria, Madrid, Spain

2015

FIAC Officielle Art Fair, ADN Galeria, Paris, France

Artissima Art Fair, ADN Galeria, Turín, Italy

ArtBrussels, ADN Galeria, Brussels, Belgium

ARCO Madrid, ADN Galeria, Madrid, Spain

2014

Untitled, ADN Galeria, Miami, USA

Artissima Art Fair, ADN Galeria, Turín, Italy

ArtRio, ADN Galeria, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

VOLTA10, ADN Galeria, Basel, Switzerland

LOOP, ADN Galeria, Barcelona, Spain

ARCO Madrid, ADN Galeria, Madrid, Spain

2013

ArtBrussels, ADN Galeria, Brussels, Belgium

ARCO Madrid, ADN Galeria, Madrid, Spain

2011

Swab, ADN Galeria, Barcelona, Spain

LOOP, ADN Galeria, Barcelona, Spain

Awards


2013 Art Nou by Abe (Association of Galleries from Barcelona), Barcelona, Spain
2013 Award GAC for the best exhibition in 2012 in a private gallery, Barcelona, Spain
2006 “Bueno, Bonito y barato” awarded by Spanish Agency for International Cooperation, Spanish Embassy, Cuba 

Selected Collections

MAS Santander, Spain
MACBA Barcelona, Spain
Muzeum Sztuki Nowoczesnej – Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw Poland
Collection Patrik Chiche, Belgium
Collection los Bragales, Jaime R. Sordo, Spain
Collection Alain Servais, Belgium

Collection Lemaître, France
Collection A. de Galbert, France 
Collection Teixeiras da Freitas, Portugal