Resistiendo lo Irresistible
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JESÚS HDEZ-GÜERO (1983)
Born in Havana, Cuba. Lives and works in Venezuela.
He studied art at the Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA) (2004-2009), La Cátedra de “Arte de conducta”, directed by Tania Bruguera (2006-2008) and The Academy Fine Arts “San Alejandro” (1999-2003), Havana, Cuba.
He has won several prizes and artistic residences highlighting the following: FIA Young Award with 2.0 / 2, Caracas (2013); A-I-R Laboratory, Center for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw (2013); BATISCAFO residence, HIVOS Foundation and Triangle Arts Truth, Havana (2008) and La Joven Estampa Award, Casa de las Americas, Havana (2003).
His major solo exhibitions are: Capital unnamed, Gallery Office # 1, Caracas, Venezuela (2014); Guns do not kill, El Anexo / Contemporary Art, Caracas, Venezuela (2013) and cutout reality information, Casa de las Americas, Havana, Cuba (2007).
Among his major group exhibitions include: Iconocracia, Basque Centre-Museum of Contemporary Art (Artium), Spain, Zona Franca, 12th Havana Biennial, The Spaces Between: Contemporary Art from Havana. Bildmuseet, Umea University, Sweden (2015); I Cineminutos International Festival of Cordoba, Argentina (2014); The Spaces Between: Contemporary Art from Havana. Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada (2014); TOUCHED, Liverpool Biennial. Visitor Centre, Liverpool, UK (2010); Experimental video and video-art: Artists from Cuba, Museum of Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia (2009); State of exception. X Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba (2009); VII Biennial of Kwangju, South Korea (2008); States of Exchange: Artists from Cuba, Institute of International Visual Arts (IniVA), London, UK (2008), among others.
Part of his work is in the collection Mercantil, Caracas and CIFO Collection Ella Fontanals-Cisneros, Miami. He currently lives and works between Cuba and Venezuela.