|“Übersee: Cuba and the Bahamas. Contemporary Art from the Caribbean”|
Apr 29-Aug 6, 2017 @ HALLE 14-Germany
Event Description: “For the spring tour of the Spinnerei galleries, HALLE 14 opens the exhibition 'Übersee (Overseas): Cuba and the Bahamas : Contemporary Art from the Caribbean' on April 29. Featuring photographs, paintings, installations and video works from 38 artists, the show offers a unique insight in the art scene of the two island states. The exhibition is co-curated by Holly Bynoe, curator of the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas, and by the in Havanna and Vancouver based independent curator and art critic Antonio Eligio (Tonel) ... The Bahamas and Cuba share a common history of colonialism and slavery, and yet they are very different in tradition, form of government, ethnicity, language and religion. The exhibition speaks of complex identities from African, indigenous and European roots, as well as the ghosts of colonialism and life on an island ...” — Read more: HALLE 14-Übersee: Cuba and the Bahamas and The NAGB-Übersee: Cuba and the Bahamas
Participating Artists: “Participating Artists include: Juan Carlos Alom, John Beadle, Alejandro Campins, Iván Capote, Yoan Capote, Ariamna Contino & Alex Hernández, Blue Curry, Susana Pilar Delahante, Felipe Dulzaides, Ricardo G. Elías, Adrián Fernández, Adonis Flores, Kendra Frorup, Tamika Galanis, Orestes Hernández, Arnold Kemp, Dominique Knowles, Los Carpinteros, Anina Major, Jace McKinney, Jeffrey Meris, Kareem Mortimer, Angelique V. Nixon, Marianela Orozco, Holly Parotti, Lynn Parotti, Marta María Pérez Bravo, Khia Poitier, Manuel Piña, Carlos Quintana, Antonius Roberts, Heino Schmid, Steven Schmid, Dave Smith, Giovanna Swaby, Tessa Whitehead, Natalie Willis. Co-Curators for the exhibition include, Holly Bynoe from The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas and Vancouver-based, Cuban curator Antonio Eligio (Tonel). The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas is also proud to support and announce that artists Lynn Parotti, Jeffrey Meris and Blue Curry will be on short term residencies at the Halle 14, Leipzig producing new works and installations for Übersee ...” — Read more: HALLE 14-Übersee: Cuba and the Bahamas and The NAGB-Übersee: Cuba and the BahamasFor further information: HALLE 14-Übersee: Cuba and the Bahamas and The NAGB-Übersee: Cuba and the Bahamas.