Latin Art Space June 3 to 11, 2015 12th Havana Art Biennial Tour

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12th Havana Art Biennial

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12th Havana Art Biennial Tour

June 3 to 11, 2015 

Latin Art Space, is pleased to offer an exclusive tour to the 12th Havana Art Biennial. The tour will be primarily art focused with visits to biennial venues throughout the city, as well as artist studios and galleries. You will have the opportunity to interact with artists, curators, and art historians, and experience amazing art from some of Cuba’s most well-known, established and emerging artists.

Program Highlights

  • Guided visit to various biennial venues, exhibitions, and activities throughout the city
  • Visits to artist studios and collaborative art projects
  • Guided visit to Cuba’s famed National Arts Institute (ISA)
  • Visit to the Fine Arts Museum with a curator
  • Guided walking tour of Old Havana -UNESCO World Heritage site- with an architect,
  • Presentation on the urban development of Havana, including historical events and architectural highlights.
  • Delicious meals at paladares privately-owned restaurants in beautiful, renovatefd homes.
  • Small group travel

Program Includes

  • Round trip airfare from Miami to Havana on charter flights  (includes mandatory insurance)
  • 8 nights at the charming 5* boutique hotel, Santa Isabel in Old Havana
  • All breakfasts and lunches; welcome and farewell dinners at  fine paladares (private restaurants)
  • All access pass to Biennial activities, conferences and exhibitions, and workshops
  • Special edition Biennial catalogue and other souvenirs
  • Transportation in a deluxe air-conditioned coach
  • Bi-lingual Cuban guide and all specialized guides and professionals
  • Cuban visa and people-to-people authorization travel letter

Not included: travel to Miami, overnight in Miami, dinners (except welcome and farewell), tips to Cuban guide and bus driver, other tips, Cuban departure tax ($28).

$3,450 per person double occupancy; single supplement $500  (limited availability). Deposit due by March 15th

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Artists and Studios

Choco  –  Angel Ramirez  –  Ibrahim Miranda  –  Janette Brossard  –  Norberto Marrero  Osmeivy Ortega
Glenda León  –  José Manuel Fors – Douglas Perez  –   Rene Peña  –   Esterio Segura –  Studio 7ma y 60  –  Studio  3|3|1| Art Space  Nelson + Liudmila –  Kadir Lopez  –  Aliosky Garcia  – Fabrica de Arte CubanoLa Cabaña – and others

Havana Biennial 2015 Curatorial Concept 

The 12th Havana Biennial will not have a central exhibition area.  It aims at settling in those interstices of the city that facilitate the work at various venues throughout the city. This biennial will include the work of approximately 150 artists from Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Europe, Australia, Canada, and the United States. Under the theme “Between the Idea and Experience,” the 12th biennial will exhibit a group of works from artists that reflect this chosen thesis. The biennial organizers are interested in using art to explore the wide spectrum of problems that affect us daily in our countries and in our relations with the rest of the world. They expect the 12th biennial to focus less on specific topics and more on the creative process. It intends to expand the efforts of previous biennials involving the local and pro- fessional communities in the country.

In the words of the biennial organizers: “The projects to be carried out in Havana must bear an effect upon its inhabitants, either through the latter’s participation in their concept and achievement or through the presentation of the works as a live social laboratory. We would like to have the diverse scales of the urban network—universities, research centers and everything that makes integration possible—used as location and working material. We wish to favor the inter- sections between different art expressions such as dance, theater, music, the cinema, and literature, considering the semantic wealth that hybridization contributes to what we understand as visuality. The basic idea is to grant these crossings a leading role instead of being mere backdrops. Hence, our interest in extending an invitation for the con- fluence of artists and specialists in other disciplines.”

The curatorial team of the 12th Havana Biennial includes:
Director and Curator, Jorge Fernandez Torres
Artistic Director and Curato,r Margarita Gonzalez Lorente
Curators, Nelson Herrera Ysla, José Manuel Noceda Fernandez, Margarita Sanchez Prieto, Ibis Hernandez Abascal, Dannys Montes de Oca Moreda, and José Fernandez Portal

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