Carlos Garaicoa






Cancha
Da série Lo viejo y lo nuevo (IX)
El Volcán
De como mi biblioteca brasileña se alimenta de fragmentos de una realidad concreta
Deleuze & Guattari Fixing the Rizoma
Nuevas arquitecturas o una rara insistencia para entender la noche
Jardín Japonés

Born in 1967, Havana, Cuba.
Lives and work in Havana and Madrid, Spain.

Education

     

    Prizes:

    2012

  • Premio Tequila Centenario. Feria de Arte Contemporaneo Zona Maco. Mexico D.F, Mexico
  • 2008

  • Premio de adquisición de video arte por la obra Yo no quiero ver más a mis vecinos, Video LOOP, Barcelona, Spain
  • 2005

  • XXXIX Premio Internacional de Arte contermporáneo «Prince Pierre de Mónaco», Montecarlo, Monaco
  • Katherine S. Marmor Award, M.O.C.A, Los Angeles, USA

Individual Exhibitions

    2019

  • Landscapes of Labour, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil
  • 2018

  • Nada veo, nada digo, nada oigo, UNAICC (Unión Nacional de Arquitectos, Ingenieros de la Construcción de Cuba), Havana, Cuba
  • Birlibirloque, Galería Elba Benítez, Madrid, Spain
  • Anatomías y Anatemas, Francesco Pantaleone Arte Contemporanea, Palermo, Italy
  • Parasol Unit, London, England
  • The Palace of the Three Stories, CGAC Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • Ser Urbano, Espaço Cultural Porto Seguro, São Paulo, Brazil
  • 2017

  • El Palacio de las tres historias, Fondazione Merz, Turim, Italy
  • Bestiario, Galleria Continua, Beijing, China
  • Art Unlimited, Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
  • I’ve never been surrealist until today, MAAT Museu de Arte, Arquitetura e Tecnologia, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Prêt-a-porter, Centro Párraga, Murcia, Spain
  • Epifanías urbanas, Askuna Zentroa, Bilbao, Spain
  • 2016

  • Unfinished Order, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany
  • 2015

  • Stories, as lines, drawn over me, Antiguo Arsenal de la Marina Española, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • The Politics and Poetics of Space, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
  • 2012

  • Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Le Optimist. Galleria Continua Le Moulin Boissy-le-Châtel (Seine-et-Marne), France
  • A City view from the table of my house. KUNSTHAUS BASELLAND Muttenz/Basel
  • Switzerland
  • CARLOS GARAICOA: PHOTOGRAPHY AS INTERVENTION. OFFICIAL SELECTION PHOTOESPAÑA 12 (PHE 12) FROM HERE. CONTEXT AND INTERNATIONALIZATION. Museo Colecciones ICO (MUICO)Madrid, Spain
  • Without Solution. Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy
  • A City of view from the table of my house. KUNSTVEREIN Braunschweig, Germany
  • 2011

  • Carlos Garaicoa: Making Amends, H.F. Johnson Museum of Art. Cornell University. Ithaca, New York, USA
  • End of silence. Centre d’Art la Panera, Lleida, Spain
  • Noticias recientes. Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos (CAB), Burgos, Spain
  • The Dark Room. Instituto Cervantes, Beijing, China
  • Party! Not tea party. Elba Benítez Gallery. Madrid, Spain
  • Photo-Topographies. National Museum of Contemporary (EMST). Athens, Greece
  • 2010

  • See Reason (with Patrizio Di Massimo), Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam (SMBA), Netherlands
  • Lands in Abeyance, Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín(MAMM), Sede Ciudad del Río, Medellín, Colombia
  • Overlapping, Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) Dublin, Ireland
  • Project Fragile, MARZ Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Carlos Garaicoa: Making Amends, Contemporary Art Museum, Institute for Research in Art, Tampa, USA
  • The Old and the New, Barbara Gross Gallery, Munich, Germany
  • End of silence, Abierto x Obras, Matadero de Madrid, Spain
  • 2009

  • The Point, the Line and the Plan, East Central Galleries. London, England
  • La mala semilla, Château de Blandy-les-Tours, France
  • Triunfo, Duda y Celebración, (with Ilya & Emilia Kabakov) Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy
  • How to become a millionaire through the Junk Mail, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Yo no quiero ver más a mis vecinos, Video exhibition, Salle Zero, Alianza Francesa, Havana, Cuba
  • La enmienda que hay en mí, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba
  • The Observatory, Bridge Arts, Castleford, England
  • 2008

  • Carlos Garaicoa, Caixa Cultural, Río de Janeiro; CCBB, Brasilia, (2009); Palacio das Artes, Belo Horizonte, Brazil (2009)
  • Revolution or Rizhome?, Galleria Continua, Beijing, China
  • 2007

  • Capablanca’s Real Passion, Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
  • Latin Kings Music Vol. I-V, Galería Elba Benítez, Madrid
  • 2006

  • Capablanca’s Real Passion, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada
  • The Drawing, the Writing and the Abstraction (with Ezequiel Suárez), Lombard-Freid Projects, New York, USA
  • Yo no quiero ver más a mis vecinos, Castello di Ama, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
  • Der Gast (videos 1996-2006), FriArt Kunsthalle Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Overlapping, IV Liverpool Biennial, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, England
  • Postcapital, Palau de la Virreina, Barcelona, Spain
  • 2005

  • Capablanca’s Real Passion, Museum of Contemporary Art (M.O.C.A) at Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, USA
  • Things that Happen When Life Goes Very Wrong, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Because Every City Has the Right to be Called Utopia, Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Walles
  • Carlos Garaicoa, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Yorkshire, England
  • Carta a los censores, XXXIX Internacional Contemporary Art Prize, Quai Antoine I, Montecarlo, Mónaco
  • Vamos fazer barullo agora, porra! (with Ezequiel Suárez), Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba
  • El mapa del viajero, Galeria Luisa Strina, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Self-flagellation, Survival, Insubordination, Aspen Art Museum, Colorado, USA
  • 2004

  • La misura de quasi tutte le cose, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy
  • 2003

  • Carlos Garaicoa, Galería Elba Benítez, Madrid, Spain
  • Lecciones de Historia, Casa de América, Madrid, Spain
  • Nuevas Arquitecturas, Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba
  • Autoflagelación, Supervivencia, Insubordinación, Sala Montcada, Fundació La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain
  • Carta a los censores, Piccollo Teatro dell´anarchia, Volume!, Rome, Italy
  • La habitación de mi negatividad, VII Havana Biennial, Galería La Casona, Havana, Cuba
  • Letter to the Censors, Artist Statements, Art Basel Miami Beach, Lombard Freid Projects, Miami, USA
  • El asesino de la baraja, Espacio C, Camargo, Spain
  • 2002

  • Now let’s play to disappear, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Ni Christ, ni Marx, ni Bakounine, Maison Européene de la Photographie, Paris, France
  • 2001

  • Carlos Garaicoa, Art & Public Cabinet PH, Geneva, Switzerland
  • The last 10 Days of the Market, Aarhus Festival, Gallery Image, Denmark
  • Because Every City Has the Right to be Called Utopia, Lombard-Freid Projects, New York, USA
  • 2000

  • Nouvelles Architectures, Farideh Cadot Gallery, Paris, France
  • Recuadros (with Federico Herrero), Jacobo Karpio Gallery, San José, Costa Rica
  • Carlos Garaicoa: La ruina; La utopía (obras 1990-2000), Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Banco de La República, Bogotá; Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, USA; Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas
  • Venezuela
  • 1999

  • Mi primer y último homenaje a la arquitectura (y al Marqués de Sade), Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba
  • Paisaje, Ars TeorÉTICA, San José, Costa Rica
  • Survia, Primer Salón de Fotografía, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Havana, Cuba
  • 1998

  • Principio y fin de las fascinación, Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba
  • 1996

  • El voluble rostro de la realidad, Fundación Ludwig de Cuba, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, Havana, Cuba
  • Cuando el deseo se parece a nada, Art in General, New York, USA
  • Habana: A survey, Carla Stellweg Gallery, New York, USA
  • El paisaje, los límites, Fototeca de Cuba, Havana, Cuba
  • 1995

  • El espacio decapitado, Centre PasquArt, Biel-Bienne, Switzerland
  • Inside Havana, Espacio Aglutinador de Arte, Havana, Cuba
  • 1994

  • El sueño de la razón (with Pedro Abascal), Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba
  • 1992

  • Tu número de suerte, Galería Juan Francisco Elso, Asociación Hermanos Saíz, Havana, Cuba
  • 1989

  • Días de infancia, Galería del Centro de Investigaciones del Ministerio de Educación, Havana, Cuba

Collective Exhibitions

    2019

  • Culture and The People: El Museo del Barrio, 1969-2019. Museo del Barrio, New York, USA
  • Constructions and Geometries – Dulce and João Carlos Figueiredo Ferraz Collection, MuBE, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Glasstress 2019, Fondazione Berengo Art Space, Murano, Itália
  • 13a Bienal de La Habana, Havana, Cuba
  • Ficção e Fabricação. Fotografia de Arquitetura após a Revolução Digital, MAAT Museu de Arte, Arquitetura e Tecnologia, Lisboa, Portugal
  • The walls enclose things that, if they suddenly burst into the street and shouted, would fill the world – seleção de trabalhos da coleção Fundación ARCO / Ifema, Madrid Autonomous Region, Portugal
  • 2018

  • Chi utopia mangia le mele, ArtVerona, Verona, Italy
  • 50 Aniversario del Museo de Villa Stuck: Grande Soriées, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany
  • The Pulse of the Body. Uses and Representations of Space. Per Amor A L’Art Collection, Bombas Gens Centre d’Art, Valencia, Spain
  • El fin del Gran Relato, Oficina de Proyectos Culturales, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Dialogues: 2 X 1, ARCOmadrid, Madrid, Spain
  • ANIMA – Open Studio 13.0, Estudio Carlos Garaicoa, Madrid, Spain
  • 2017

  • Please come back, IVAM Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, Valencia, Spain
  • Las Ciudades Invisibles, Galleria Continua, La Havana, Cuba
  • El fin del Gran Relato, Galería Taller Gorría, La Habana, Cuba
  • Turbulencias, Galeria de Torreão Nascente da Cordoaria Nacional, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Condemned to be Modern, LAMAG Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
  • El borde de una herida, CDAN Huesca, Huesca, Spain
  • Cuban Art Now, Singer Laren, Laren, Holland
  • As if sand were stone, Art Gallery of Ontario, Ontario, Canada
  • EMST Collection (Greece) at dOCUMENTA 14, Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
  • Arte en el Cambio de Siglo, Centro Botín, Santander, Spain
  • Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art since 1950, Museum Fine Arts, Houston, USA
  • Wild Noise, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, USA
  • South-South Let me Begin Again, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Variable Dimensions: Artists and Architecture, MAAT Museu Arte Arquitetura e Tecnologia, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Please come back. The World as a Prison?, MAXXI Museo Nazionale Delle Arti del XXI Secolo, Rome, Italy
  • The End of the World, Centro per L’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy
  • 2016/2017

  • MACBA Collection 31, Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Spain
  • 2016

  • Cuba: Tattooing History, Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea (PAC), Milan, Italy
  • El Tormento y el Éxtasis, Es Baluard, Palma, Spain
  • Labor Relations, Wrocław Contemporary Museum, Wrocław, Poland
  • Quand fondra la neige ou ira le blanc?, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy
  • New Territories: Laboratories for Design, Craft and Art in Latin America, Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico
  • CUBA LIBRE, Cuba contemporánea desde la visión de Peter Ludwig, Museum Ludwig, Koblenz, Germany
  • Transhumance, beyond human horizon, Centre d’Art de Bruxelles (CAB), Brussels, Belgium
  • 2015

  • Artista X Artista, Havana, Cuba
  • Crónica(o), Fundación Casa Cortés, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 4th Poly/Graphic Triennial, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Another Part of the New World, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia
  • Quarta-feira de Cinzas, EAV Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Crack, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba
  • XII Bienal de La Habana, Havana, Cuba
  • The Coming Museum, Fórum Eugénio de Almeida, Évora, Portugal
  • Ejercicios de Traslado: Colecciones 9915, Centro de Arte Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain
  • Beleza?, curated by Pamela Prado, CCSP Centro Cultural São Paulo, Brazil
  • 2014

  • Orden Inconcluso, CA2M Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid, Spain
  • Orden Aparente, curated by Vicente Todoli. Fundación Botín, Santander, Spain
  • New Territories: Laboratories for Design. Museum of Art and Design, New York, USA
  • 2013

  • Jornadas contra Franco, C/ Encarnación González no 8, Vallecas, Madrid, Spain
  • Utopia starst small, 12 Triennale Kleinplastik Fellbach. Fellbach, Germany
  • Extreme carperts, From Timbuctù to Contemporary Art. Fondazione 107, Turin, Italy
  • La Palabra Transformada, Open Studio 8.0. Carlos Garaicoa Studio, Madrid, Spain
  • 2012

  • INHOTIM INSTITUTO DE ARTE CONTEMPORANEO, Inhotim, Brumadinho, MG, Brazil
  • Industrial Park. GALERIA LUISA STRINA, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Facing walls, opening windows. GALLERIA CONTINUA, Beijing, China
  • The Stumbling Present: Ruins in Contemporary Art. Art, Design & Architecture Museum UC Santa Barbara, CA. USA
  • Revolution not televised. The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY, USA
  • Roots, Memory, Identity and Change in Today´s Art. Palazzo De Sanctis, Castelbasso
  • Fondazione Malvina Menegaz, Palazzo Clemente, Castelbasso (TE), Italy
  • Caribbean: Crossroads of the world. El Museo del Barrio, Queens Museum of Art y The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, USA
  • INHOTIM INSTITUTO DE ARTE CONTEMPORANEO. Inhotim, Brumadinho, MG, Brazil
  • ECHIGO-TSUMARI ART TRIENNALE. EchigoTsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, Kinare, Japan
  • ALL OUR RELATIONS. 18th Biennale of Sydney, Cockatoo Island, Australia
  • End of Silence. 11th HAVANA BIENNALE: ARTISTIC PRACTICES AND SOCIAL IMAGINARIES, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba
  • New Artworks in the Collection. Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
  • The longest trip beggings with a simple line (Curatorial Proyect). Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Open Studio 6.0. Construct, Deconstruct and Destroy. Carlos Garaicoa Studio, Madrid, Spain
  • Fifty Year of Latin American Art. Selection from The Neuberger Museum of Arts. Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, New York, USA
  • Walk the line. Galería Max Estrella, Madrid, Spain
  • Lugares en pérdida. Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Huarte/Uharte, Spain
  • Invisible cities. MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA, USA
  • 2011

  • Regress Progress, Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Polonia__
  • Um Outro Lugar, MAM, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Coup d’éclat. Fort du Bruissin, Centre d’art contemporain, Francheville, France
  • Dublin Contemporary 2011: Terrible Beauty – Art, Crisis, Change & The Office of Non-Compliance, Dublin, Ireland
  • Penelope’s Labour, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice
  • Ya se leer. Imagen y texto en el Arte Latinoamericano. Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam/Galería de la Biblioteca Rubén Martínez Villena. Havana, Cuba
  • Midnight in the City. ARTIUM Centro-Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo, Spain
  • The draughtman´s contract. Open Studio 5.0. Estudio Carlos Garaicoa, Madrid, Spain
  • Projeto Ideal, Centro Cultural São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Architecture and Power_, Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom
  • A Sense of Perspective, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England
  • En Obras (Under Construction), curated by Adriano Pedrosa, Tenerife Espaço de las Artes, Canary Islands, Spain
  • Art Basel Miami Beach, Stand K14, Galeria Luisa Strina, Miami, USA
  • 2010

  • Sinergias: Latin American Art in Spain Today, Contemporary Art Museum Gas Natural Fenosa (MACUF), A Coruña, Spain
  • The Earth is Blue Like an Orange, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Quebec, Canada
  • Midnight in The City, Centre d’Art la Panera, Madrid, Spain
  • Rehearsal, 8th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
  • And Writers, First Nanjing Contemporary Art Biennal, Jiangsu Provincial Art Museum, Nanjing, China
  • Haunted, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Portugal
  • Puntos de fuga, Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín(MAMM), Sede Ciudad del Río, Medellín, Colombia
  • Viaggi in Italia, Palazzo Fabroni Arti Visive Contemporanee, Pistoia Italy
  • Let´s talk about Houses: When Art Speaks Architecture [Constructing, Deconstructing, Dwelling] , Lisbon
  • Transparency: Art for Energy, Museum of Contemporary Art Donna Regina (MADRE), Naples, Italy
  • Transparency: Art for Energy, Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome, Italy
  • Facing the Sun, Martin Janda Gallery, Vienna, Austria
  • First and Last, Notes on the Monument, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Stressisimo, Galería Habana, Havana, Cuba
  • There is Always a Cup of Sea to Sail in, 29th São Paulo Biennal, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Ideal Project, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago de Chile, Chile
  • Like tears in rain, Palácio das Artes, Fundação da Juventude, Porto, Portugal
  • Memoria Technica. Examining the Tension between Aesthetics and the Representation of the Self, East Central Galleries, London, England
  • Margins of Silence, Centro de Artes Visuales Fundación Helga de Alvear, Cáceres, Spain
  • Spazio. From the Body to the City, MAXXI National Museum of XXI Century Arts, Rome, Italy
  • Eröffnung in neuen räumen, Barbara Gross Galerie, München, Germany
  • Sobrestructuras, OTR. Espacio de arte, Madrid, Spain
  • Modelos para armar. Pensar Latinoamérica desde la Colección MUSAC, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Castilla y León, Spain
  • Ut(r)ópicos: Central America and The Caribbean, 31st Pontevedra Biennial, Museo de Pontevedra, Pontevedra, Spain
  • Isole mai trovate/Islands Never Found, Palazzo Ducale, Appartamento del Doge, The State Museum of Contemporary Art, Génova, Italy; Tessaloniki, (2010.); Saint Etienne, Museum of Modern Art (2011)
  • Sinergias. Arte latinoamericano actual en España, Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, MEIAC, Badajoz, España; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Gas Natural – Unión Fenosa, La Coruña, España (2010-2011)
  • Ver para Creer, Bienal de Arte Paiz, Guatemala
  • It is it, Espacio 1414, Santurce, Puerto Rico
  • Changing the focus: the Art of Latin American Photography (1990-2005), Museum of Latin
  • American Art (MOLAA), Long Beach, California, USA
  • I Shot the sheriff (Héroes y Villanos), Carlos Garaicoa Open Studio 4.0, Madrid, Spain
  • Ruptures and Continuities: Photography Made after 1960 from the MFAH Collection, FotoFest 2010
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA
  • Contemplating the Void: Interventions at Guggenheim Museum, Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
  • Atopía, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB), Barcelona, Spain
  • Malas Calles, Institut Valencià d’Art Modern (IVAM), Valencia, Spain
  • Pieza única, Delegación del Principado de Asturias en Madrid, Madrid, Spain
  • Guerra y arte ¡Grande hazaña! Con muertos, Sala Puertanueva, Córdoba, Spain
  • 2009

  • Art Kabinet, Art Basel Miami Beach, Galleria Continua, USA
  • Sphères 2009, Galleria Continua, Le Moulin, Paris, France
  • El patio de mi casa /The Sky Within my House, Universidad de Filosofía y Letras, Cordoba, Spain
  • Panorama de arte Brasileira, Museo de Arte Moderno, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Confluencias Inside, National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum (NHCC), Alburquerque, USA
  • Irreversible (Doble cara de la colección Sánchez Ubiría), Pazo da Cultura de Pontevedra, Spain
  • ARTTLV_09, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
  • Mundus Novus, Arte Contemporáneo Latinoamericano, 53 Venice Biennial, ILLA Pavillion
  • Artigliere dell’Arsenale, Italy
  • Fragile. Terres d’empathie, Musée Art Moderne Saint-Etienne Metropole, France
  • Cartografías Disidentes, Biblioteca Nacional José Martí, Havana, Cuba; Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Caracas, Venezuela; Centro de Formación de la Cooperación Española, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, Centro Cultural de Sao Paulo (2008) Brazil; SEACEX, Madrid, Spain (2008); Centro Cultural de São Paulo, Brazil (2008)
  • Videos Abierto, Murcia, Spain
  • 2008

  • The Prisoner’s Dilemma: Selections from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection, Fundación de
  • Arte Cisneros Fontanal (CIFO), USA
  • Farewell to Post-Colonialism, 3rd Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, China
  • Lança Cuba, Gentil Carioca (curator and artist), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Articulações, Faro, Algarve, Portugal
  • Construir, habitar, pensar. Perspectivas del arte y la arquitectura contemporánea, IVAM, Valencia
  • Spain
  • Blown Away, Exhibition Fact Sheet, Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion, University of Illinois
  • at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA
  • ¡Cuba! Art and History from 1868 to Today, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada
  • Unbroken Ties: Dialogues in Cuban Art. The Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, USA
  • Surrounded by Water: Expressions of Freedom and Isolation in Contemporary Cuban Art, Boston
  • University Art Gallery, USA
  • The Sneeze 80 artists x 80 seconds 106 minutes (first exhibition in 2004), Durban Art Gallery, South
  • Africa
  • Fate Presto, Chiesa dell’Addolorata, Naples, Italy
  • 2007

  • The Shapes of Space, Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
  • Ouverture, Galleria Continua Le Moulin, Paris, France
  • One Colour, Galleria Continua, Beijing, China
  • Cuestion Xeracional, Centre Galego de Arte Contemporànea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • Turbulence, 3rd Auckland Triennial, New Zealand
  • Commitment, Mechelen, Belgium
  • Luz ao Sul, Encuentro entre dos Mares, IV Sao Paulo Biennal- Valencia, Spain
  • Not afraid of the Dark, Emergenze Hangar Biccoca, Milan, Italy
  • Killing Time: An exhibition of Cuban artists from the 1980s to the present, Exit Art, New York, USA
  • Utopian Mirage, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, New York, USA
  • Art Unlimited, Art 38 Basel, Switzerland
  • LOOP 07, Barcelona, Spain
  • A Number of Worlds Resembling Our Own, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Homing Devices, Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
  • IKF. Latin American Art Auction. Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, Florida, USA
  • Il futuro del futurismo Dalla ‘rivoluzione italiana’ all’arte contemporanea. Da Boccioni a
  • Fontana a Damien Hirst, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Italy
  • New Perspectives in Latin American Art, 1930-2006: Selections from a Decade of Acquisitions, M.O.M.A, New York, USA
  • L’emprise du Lieu, Domaine Pommery, Reims, France
  • 2006

  • Metropolitanscapes, Palazzo Cavour, Turin, Italy
  • Estrecho Dudoso, San José, Costa Rica
  • De repente livros, A Gentil Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Habana Factory, A Chocolatería, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • Arte de Cuba, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Curitiba, Brazil
  • C4, Centro de Cultura Contemporanea, Caldogno, Vicenza, Italy
  • Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale, Nigata, Japan
  • Less. Strategie alternative dell’abitare, PAC, Milano, Italy
  • Other than Art, G Fine Art, Washington D.C, USA
  • Nuit Blanche, Paris, France
  • Ideal City-Invisible Cities, Zamonsc, Poland
  • Off the Shelf: New Forms in Contemporary Artist’s Books, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar
  • College, Poughkeepsie, New York, USA
  • Museo Tomado, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba
  • Waiting List, Mestna Galerija, Ljubljana, Eslovenia
  • 2005

  • New Photography, Museum of Modern Art (M.O.M.A), New York, USA
  • Inverting the Map: Latin American Art from the Tate Collection, TATE Liverpool, UK
  • M City, Kunsthaus Graz, Vienna, Austria
  • III Tirana Biennial, Tirana, Albania
  • Farsite, Insite, Tijuana-San Diego, Mexico-USA
  • 51st Venice Biennale, Arsenale, Venice, Italy
  • Art Unlimited, Art Basel 36, Basel, Switzerland
  • Dialectics of Hope, I Moscow Biennale, Moscow, Russia
  • 7th Sharjah International Bienal, Sharjah, United Arabian Emirates
  • 2004

  • Transmigraciones, Trienal Poli/Gráfica de San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Future Cities, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Canada
  • We come in peace… Histories of the Americas, Musée d’Art Contemporain of Montréal, Canada
  • Artitecture, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, USA
  • Image Smugglers, XXVI Sao Paulo Biennal, Parque Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Sculpture, Gallerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
  • A Taste of the Pain of Others, L.A Freewaves, California, USA
  • 2003

  • Time capsule. Art in General, New York, USA
  • Dream Space / Entre sueños. Deutsche Bank Lobby Gallery, New York, USA
  • Salon des Refusés, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy
  • Modern Islands, Public Project, Dresden, Germany
  • Cuba on the Verge. An island in transition, International Center of Photography, New York, USA
  • Dentro/Fuera: Arte Cubano contemporáneo, Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery, Wake Forest University, USA
  • 2002

  • Somebody’s architecture, Documenta 11, Platform 5, Kassel, Germany
  • Copyright, Centro Cultural de España, Havana, Cuba
  • Artists Imagine Architecture, Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Boston, USA
  • De ponta cabeça, I Fortaleza Biennal, Brazil
  • Reality’s Desire, The Generation of Images, Milan, Italy
  • Sincretismi, Fondazione Adriano Olivetti, Rome, Italy
  • On/Off (with Michelangelo Pistoletto), Vista Mare Associazione Culturale, Pescara, Italy
  • 2001

  • Demonstration Room (Casa ideal), Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela; Apex Gallery, New York, USA; NICC, Amberes, Belgium
  • Shifting Tides, L.A County Museum, California, USA; Grey Art Gallery, New York, USA; Museum of
  • Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA
  • Sonsbeek 9, Arnhem, The Netherlands
  • Mega Wave, I Yokohama Triennale, Japan
  • 2000

  • Mirror’s Edge, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada; Castello Di Rivoli, Turin, Italy; Tranway
  • Glasgow, Scotland, UK
  • From the negative: Conceptual Photography from Cuba, Parts Gallery, Minneapolis, USA; North
  • Dakota Museum, USA
  • Más allá del Documento, Museo Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
  • Waterfront project, Helsingør/ Helsingborg, Denmark/Sweden
  • Fotolatina, Museo Arte Contemporáneo, Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Window onto Venus, VII Havana Biennal, Havana, Cuba
  • Cream 2, 10 curators, 100 artists. Exhibition Catalog, Phaidon Press, London, UK
  • Espacios híbridos (with Tania Bruguera, Luis Gómez), Galería La Casona, ARCO ’00, Madrid, Spain
  • 1999

  • Los mapas del deseo, Kunsthalle Vienna, Kunstraum Innsbruk, Austria, Nicolaj Contemporary Art
  • Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Venus’s Window, Civic Centre La Grancia, Zerynthia, Associacione per l’arte Contemporanea
  • Tuscany, Italy
  • Mirror Edge, BildMuseet, Umea, Sweden
  • I Bienal Internacional de México, Centro de la Imagen, D.F., Mexico
  • Cuatro artistas cubanos, Geunkens en De Vill Gallery, Knokke, Belgium
  • Diáspora. Encuentro Internacional de Arte Ciudad, Oviedo, Asturias, Spain
  • 1998

  • La ciudad vista desde la mesa de casa, Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba
  • Fragmentos a su imán, Casa de las Américas, Havana, Cuba
  • Isla Oscura: New Photography from Cuba, Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach
  • Florida, USA
  • Comme peut on être cubain?, Maison de L’Amerique, Paris, France
  • De discretas autorías, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Maracay Mario Abreu, Maracay, Venezuela
  • Cuba-ON, Generous Miracles Gallery, New York, USA
  • La mirada y el laberinto, Cosello da Cultura Galega, Galicia, Spain
  • Memoria íntimas, marcas, Electricworkshop, Johannesbourg, South Africa; Window-Museum
  • Pretoria, South Africa; Pauilhao Branco, Museu da Cidade, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Caribe Insular, Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, Badajoz, Spain; Casa América de Madrid, Spain
  • XXIV Bienal de Sao Paulo, Parque Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Art and Survival in the Utopian Island, Azu Museum, Tempe, Arizona, USA
  • La isla del futuro, Palacio de Jovellanos, Gijón, Spain
  • Segundo Salón de Arte Contemporáneo, Centro de Desarrollo de Artes Visuales, Havana, Cuba
  • 1997

  • Utopian territories: New Cuban Art, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery and Contemporary Art
  • Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
  • El individuo y su memoria, VI Bienal de La Habana, Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba
  • Space/Fire, 97 Kwangju Biennale, Kwangju, South Korea
  • Memorias íntimas, marcas, Cuito Cuanavale, Centro Cultural Portugués, Luanda, Angola; The Castle
  • of Good Hope, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Festival Internacional de la Ciudad de Medellín, Medellín, Colombia
  • Trienal Internacional del Arte Fotográfico, Romaniemi Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
  • 1996

  • Las otras escri(p)turas, Centro de Artes Plásticas y Diseño, Havana, Cuba
  • Río Almendares, ni fresa ni chocolate, CENCREM, Havana, Cuba
  • Carne, Espacio Aglutinador de Arte, Havana, Cuba
  • 1995

  • Africus’95, 1st Johannesburg Biennale, South Africa
  • Una de cada clase, Centro Nacional de Conservación, Restauración y Museología (CENCREM)
  • Fundación Ludwig de Cuba, Havana, Cuba
  • Cuba: la isla posible, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB), Barcelona, Spain
  • Trans (intro) post-diario, Galería La Fundición, Bilbao, Spain
  • The New Generation, FotoFest, The Menil Collection, Houston, Texas, USA
  • Utopía, Galería Casa del Joven Creador, Sede de la Asociación Hermanos Saíz, Havana, Cuba
  • Entornos y circunstancias, V Bienal de la Habana, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de Cuba, Havana
  • Cuba
  • La nueva generación: fotografía contemporánea de Cuba, Fototeca de Cuba, V Bienal de La Habana
  • Havana, Cuba
  • V Bienal de la Habana, Kunst Forum Ludwig, Germany
  • 1993

  • Las metáforas del templo, Centro de Desarrollo de Artes Visuales, Havana, Cuba
  • 1991

  • Si Tim tiene, Tim vale, IV Bienal de La Habana, Galería del ISA, Havana, Cuba

Public Collections

     

  • Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Toronto, Canada
  • Centre PasquArt, Biel-Bienne, Switzerland
  • Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos (CAB), Spain
  • Dallas Museum of Art, Texas, USA
  • Fundació La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain
  • La Collection Du Musée National d’art Moderne (Centre Pompidou), Paris, France
  • Los Angeles County Museum (LACMA), Los Angeles, USA
  • Inhotim Institute, Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (MUSAC), Spain
  • Museo del Barrio, New York, USA
  • Museo Nacional de Arte Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain
  • Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba
  • Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, USA
  • Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA), California, USA
  • Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, USA
  • Musée de Beaux Arts de Montréal, Canada
  • Musée Européen de la Photographie, Paris, France
  • Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA
  • Tate Modern, London, England
  • The Bronx Museum of Art, New York, USA
  • The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA
  • The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

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  • 2008

  • D’arcy, David. “It’s Not Politics. It’s Just Cuba.” New York Times, Feb 3, 2008: AR 31
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  • Newhall, Edith. “Carlos Garaicoa: ICA.” ARTnews, Apr 2007: 138
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  • Chen, Aric. “Hint gets to the art of it all.” Hint Fashion Magazine Oct 2006
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  • Cotter, Holland. “Photographic Stylists of the Epic and the Surreal.” The New York Times 7 Sept 2001
  • Dailey, Meghan. “Because every city has the right to be called Utopia.” Review, Time Out New York 27 Dec 2001- 3 Jan 2002
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  • Gioni, Massimiliano. “Yokohama Mega Wave: Towards a New Synthesis.” Flash Art Oct 2001
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  • Newhall, Edith. review, New York Magazine Dec 2001
  • Ollman, Leah. “From Revolution to Reverie.” Art in America Oct 2001: 65-69
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  • Mosquera, Gerardo. “CREAM 2: 10 curators, 100 artists,” Phaidon Press, 2000
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  • Blanco, Caridad. “Carlos Garaicoa: Jugar a la memoria entre la historia y la ficción.” En Arte Cubano 1998: 32-37
  • Guagnini, Nicolás. “CubaON: 11 fotógrafos conceptuales: Galería Generous Miracles, New York.” Art Nexus Apr-Jun 1998:131-132
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  • Watriss, Wendy with Antonio Molina. Interview: “Reflection on contemporary photography in Cuba.” Aperture 1995
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  • Cameron, Dan. “Cuba: Still not Free.” Art and Auction Mar 1994: 86-91
  • Cazalla, Jana. “Quinta Bienal de La Habana: Encuentros en la periferia.” Lápiz Spain, Oct-Dec 1994
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  • Mosquera, Gerardo. “Art through the city (Carlos Garaicoa).” The City as Art: Interrogating the polis publication from Symposium held in Dublin by The International Association of Art Critics (AICA), Dec 1991

2019

2012

  • Revolta, Batalha, Mudança

2009

  • Cómo Harcerse Millonario A Través Del Junk Mail

2005

  • Overlapping
  • ABC – Arte Brasileira Contemporânea
  • La fotografía como intervención
  • …una realidad sin bordes como jardines de lo eterno…. Institucional, October 04 2019 — February 02 2020 Lund, SE
  • Culture and The People: El Museo del Barrio, 1969-2019. June 11 — September 29 2019 Nova York, US
  • Construções e Geometrias – Coleção Dulce e João Carlos Figueiredo Ferraz. June 08 — August 18 2019 São Paulo, BR
  • Glasstress 2019. May 09 — November 24 2019 Murano, IT
  • 13ª Bienal de La Habana. April 12 — May 12 2019 Havana, CU
  • Ficção e Fabricação. Fotografia de Arquitetura após a Revolução Digital. March 20 — August 19 2019 Lisbon, PT
  • Open Studio 14.0. March 01 — 08 2019 Madrid, ES
  • Nada veo, nada digo, nada oigo. November 30 2018 — January 12 2019 Havana, CU
  • 50 Aniversario del Museo de Villa Stuck: Grande Soriées. October 26 — December 30 2018 Munich, DE
  • 12a Gwangju Biennale 2018. September 07 — November 11 2018 Gwangju, KR
  • Olá Cuba!. April 19 — September 02 2018 Lille, FR
  • . April 13 — June 03 2018 London, GB
  • El Palacio de las tres historias. March 23 — July 01 2018 Santiago de Compostela, BR
  • El Pulso del Cuerpo. Usos y Representaciones del Espacio. Colección Per Amor A L’Art. March 14 2018 — January 15 2019 Valencia, ES
  • ANIMA – Open Studio 13.0. February 23 — 25 2018 Madrid, ES
  • Ser Urbano. February 06 — May 13 2018 São Paulo, BR
  • El Fin del Gran Relato. January 27 — May 05 2018 Puerto Vallarta, MX
  • Please come back. November 28 2017 — April 08 2018 Valencia, ES
  • El Palacio de las tres historias. October 30 2017 — February 04 2018 Torino, IT
  • Condemned to be Modern. September 10 2017 — January 28 2018 Los Angeles, US
  • Arte en el cambio de siglo. June 23 2017 — June 03 2018 Santander, ES
  • El borde de una herida. June 15 — September 15 2017 Huesca, ES
  • Saving the Safe. June 13 — 18 2017 Basel, CH
  • Coleção EMST (Grécia) na dOCUMENTA 14. June 10 — September 17 2017 Kassel, DE
  • Cuban Art Now. May 27 — September 24 2017 Laren, NL
  • As if sand were stone. May 20 — August 06 2017 Ontario, CA
  • Prêt-a-porter. April 28 — June 18 2017 Murcia, ES
  • Epifanías urbanas. February 16 — May 14 2017 Bilbao, ES
  • Dimensões variáveis. February 08 — May 22 2017 Lisbon, PT
  • Cuba: Tatuare La Storia. July 05 — September 12 2016 Milan, IT
  • El Tormento y el Éxtasis. July 02 — October 02 2016 Palma, ES
  • Nuevos territorios: laboratorios de diseño, artesanía y arte en Latinoamérica. June 29 — September 27 2016 Puebla, MX
  • Colección MACBA 31. June 17 2016 — June 17 2017 Barcelona, ES
  • Labor Relations. June 10 2016 — March 27 2017 Wrocław, PL
  • Orden Inconcluso. June 09 — September 04 2016 Munich, DE
  • Quand fondra la neige ou ira le blanc?. June 04 — October 10 2016 Venice, IT
  • Transhumance, beyond human horizon. April 18 — June 25 2016 Brussels, BE
  • Artista X Artista. November 26 — December 04 2015 Havana, CU
  • 4a Trienal Poli/Gráfica. October 24 2015 — February 28 2016 San Juan, PR
  • Historias, como líneas, dibujadas sobre mí. October 24 2015 — February 27 2016 San Juan, PR
  • Crónica(o). October 24 2015 — November 28 2016 San Juan, PR
  • Another Part of the New World. September 22 — November 29 2015 Moscow, RU
  • Quarta-feira de Cinzas. September 08 — November 08 2015 Rio de Janeiro, BR
  • XII Bienal de Havana. May 22 — June 22 2015 Havana, CU
  • Crack. May 20 — July 03 2015 Havana, CU
  • O Museu a Haver. April 18 2015 — April 18 2016 Évora, PT
  • The Politics and Poetics of Space. April 17 — August 23 2015 Oslo, NO
  • Ejercicios de Traslado: Colecciones 9915. February 19 — April 23 2015 Madrid, ES
  • Beleza?. January 24 — March 29 2015 São Paulo, BR
  • Orden Inconcluso. November 22 2014 — March 08 2015 Madrid, ES
  • New Territories. November 04 2014 — April 06 2015 New York, US
  • Orden Aparente. October 29 2014 — March 01 2015 Santander, ES
  • A pegada Pop. Notícia, August 13 — September 27 2014 São Paulo, BR
  • America Latina, 1960–2013. Notícia, May 24 — September 29 2014 Puebla, MX
  • Diferentes maneras de cruzar un río. Notícia, May 03 — August 02 2014 Bogota, CO
  • Beyond the Supersquare. Notícia, May 01 2014 — January 11 2015 New York, US
  • The Marvelous Real
    Mot Museum. February 15 — May 11 2014 Tokyo, JP
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