*1970 Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany

AUSBILDUNG / EDUCATION
1989-1994    Havanna Superior Institute of Design
1995        Co-Founder of „Ordo Amoris Cabinet“ and member until 2013

STIPENDIEN UND PREISE / GRANTS AND AWARDS
2012         Premio Rotary Club, MIART, Milan, ITL
2012         Artist in residency, Fondazione Brodbeck, Catania, ITL
2010         Artist in residency, Blood Mountain Foundation, Budapest, HUN
2009-10     The 2009 Rubens Young Artists Award of the City of Siegen, DE
2007         Premio ICONA, Verona, ITL
Artist in Residence, FRAC du Pays de la Loire, Carquefou, FRA
2005         Artist in Residence, Mönchengladbach, DE
2001         ArtPace, Artist in Residence, San Antonio, TX
1998         Artist in Residence, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, DE
1997         Artist in Residence, “Apocalypso”, Banff Centre for the Arts, Alberta, CAN

EINZELAUSSTELLUNGEN / SOLO-EXHIBITIONS

2018
Jaqueline Martins, Sao Paolo (solo), BR
Eras Imaginarias ( studio works 2015-2018) Barbara Thumm, Berlin, DE
2017
Her Holidays- Nicolas Krupp, Basel, CHE
Sobre las olas ( Über allen Wellen)- Kunsthalle Lingen (solo), DE
VAN HORN, Düsseldorf, DE
2016
Theoretical Beach, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, DE
Beach, A Longing, Düsseldorf, DE
Marina, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, DE
2015
Time Islands and Space Islands, Mostyn, Wales, UK
Eugene, Kunsthalle Münster, DE
The Book of Waves, Marlborough Contemporary, London, GB
2014
Socialist Nature, Landesgalerie, Linz, AUT
In hazard,translated, Kunstverein Nürnberg, DE
2013
The New Man and the New Woman, Marlborough Contemporary, London, GB
Komplette Zimmer, Capitain Petzel, Berlin, DE
2012
Living Rooms, a Survey, Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, ITA
2011
Living Rooms, a Survey, Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, ITA
Diango Hernández: Crystal Clear, Nicolas Krupp Contemporary, Basel, CHE
‘If I send you this’, Alexander and Bonin, New York, US
Los sellos que nunca viajaron y las aves que nunca volaron, Benveniste Contemporary, Madrid, ES
a kiss, a hat, a stamp, Blood Mountain Foundation, Budapest, HUN
2010
Diango Hernández: Museums, selected works 1996-2010, Galerie Michael Wiesehöfer, Cologne, DE
2009
Diango Hernández: Losing You Tonight, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen, DE
La Historia, mi juguete preferido, Galería Pepe Cobo, Madrid, ES
TH-INK, Alexander and Bonin, New York, US
2008
Diango Hernández: out of place artifacts (OOPArt), Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin and Galerie Michael Wiesehöfer, Cologne, DE
Diango Hernández, Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerp, BEL
Diamonds and Stones: My Education, Federico Luger Gallery, Milan, ITA
2007
“…Objects of Ridicule,” Alexander and Bonin, New York, US
Power Pencil, Paolo Maria Deanesi Gallery, Rovereto, ITA
Swans without a lake, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, DE
2006
Dictators, Frehrking Wiesehöfer, Cologne, DE
The factory of Silence, National Bank of Düsseldorf, DE
Spies, Alexander and Bonin, New York, US
Traitors, Galería Pepe Cobo, Madrid, ES
Revolution, Kunsthalle Basel. CHE
2005
The Museum of Capitalism, Städtischen Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, DE
Revantgarde, Paolo Maria Deanesi Gallery, Rovereto, ITA
2004
Democracy, Kunstverein Arnsberg (with Boris Michailov), DE
Amateur, De Vleeshal, Middelburg, NDL
2003
Amateur, Frehrking Wiesehöfer, Cologne, DE
2002
Sweet Home, Espacio Aglutinador, Havana, CUB*
2001
Mousepads and Screensavers, ArtPace Foundation for Contemporary Art, San
Antonio, TX*
Network Transmission / Summer Days, Adamski Frehrking Wiesehöfer, Cologne, DE*
1999 Esta cerca es provisional: evite ser requerido/This is a provisional Fence:
Keep Out, Center for the Development of the Visual Arts, Havana, CUB*
1997
Hiking Raffle, Banff Centre for the Arts, Alberta, CAN*
Hormigon armado/Reinforced Concrete, Center for the Development of the Visual Arts, Havana*, CUB
1995
Agua con azucar y La muestra provisional/Sugar Water and The Provisional Show, Center for the Development of the Visual Arts, Havana*,Museo de Arte Contemporaneo y Diseffo (MACD), San José, Costa Rica*

GRUPPENAUSSTELLUNGEN / GROUP-EXHIBITIONS
2018
In Addition, Mostyn Wales, UK
Lilia & Tulipan, Kunsthalle Lingen, DE
2017
Kunst x Kuba, Zeitgenössische Positionen seit 1989, Aachen, DE
Two Destinations, Dortmunder Kunstverein, DE
Exit, Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, BEL
Your Story! Geschichten von Flucht und Migration at Kunsthalle, Emden, DE
Lonelyfingers presenting Maps of You at PRODUCTION. Made in Germany III., Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover, DE
On the Horizon: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Jorge M. Perez Collection, Miami, US
Luther and The Avant- Garde, St. Matthäus Kirche, Berlin, DE
Skulptur im Foto, Skulpturenmuseum, Glaskasten Marl, DE
Who Pays? , Kunstmuseum Lichtenstein, Vaduz
We Call It Ludwig, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, DE
2016
We Call It Ludwig, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, DE
Jahresgaben, Kunstverein Düsseldorf, DE
Tropical Punch, Nathalie Halgand, Vienna, AUT
Relevant Notes, Cara Gallery, New York, US
Kaleidoscope and Puzzles, In the Musac Latin American Collection, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, ESP
WERE IT AS IF, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, NDL
Transhumance, CAB, Brussels
This is Your Replacement, Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf, DE
2015
Five Times Paris, NAK Aachen, DE
Salón de arte contemporáneo, Palacete Sousa, Barranco, Peru, PE
2014
Bringing Light into a Windowless Room, Capitain Petzel, Berlin, DE
New Paintings, Alexander and Bonin, New York, US
Beyond the Supersquare, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, US
The 1st International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Cartagena de Indias, COL
2013
The New Man and The New Woman, Marlborough Contemporary, London, GB
IHRE GESCHICHTE(N), Bonner Kunstverein und Artothek, Bonn, DE
lonelyfingers: Konversationsstücke, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, DE
Arqueológica, Matadero, Madrid, ES
The Feverish Library (continued), Capitain Petzel, Berlin, DE
Stimuli, Alexander and Bonin, New York, US
2012
Stimuli, Alexander and Bonin, New York, US
The Grand Tour, Alexander and Bonin, New York, US
2011
Colors for a new home, Signs of Love and other paintings, Alexander and Bonin, New York, US
4 on paper: Robert Bordo, Diango Hernández, Stefan Kürten, Paul Etienne Lincoln, Alexander and Bonin, New York, US
2010
4 on paper: Robert Bordo, Diango Hernández, Stefan Kürten, Paul Etienne Lincoln, Alexander and Bonin, New York, US
The New Décor, Hayward Gallery, London; Garage CCC, Moscow, RUS
2010
International 10 Exhibition: Touched, Liverpool Biennial, GB
golden times (part 1): Steven Claydon, Diango Hernández, Mai-Thu Perret Haus der Kunst, Munich, DE
2009
Contemporary Latin American Art: Ordinary Revolutions, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, DE
e v+ a: Ready the City: Limerick City Gallery of Art, IRL
Pandora’s Sound Box, White Box, New York, US
Desenhos [Drawings]: A-Z, Museu da Cidade, Lisbon, PRT
2008
Plants of the mind, Federico Luger Gallery, Milan, ITA
BAGHDAD/ SPACE COG/ ANALYST, Frith Street Gallery, London, GB
The Museum of Capitalism: On Air, Malkasten Kunstlerverein, Düsseldorf, DE
Articulações, Fábrica da Cerveja, Faro, PRT
Wessen Geschichte, Kunstverein Hamburg, DE
2007
L’immagine sottile, Galleria Comunale d’Arte Contemporanea di Monfalcone, ITA
XXI Ateliers Internationaux du FRAC des Pays de la Loire, Carquefou, FRA
Atlante LatinoAmericano, Consejo para la Cultura y las Artes de Nuevo León, Monterrey, México
Parcours Interdit, Malkastenpark, Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf,DE
Jahresgaben 2007, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, DE
Ironia Domestica: Uno sguardo curioso tra collezioni private italiane, Museion: Museo d’arte moderna e contemporanea, Bolzano, ITA
Connected, Altes Museum Mönchengladbach, DE
Made in Germany, Kunstverein Hannover, DE
Andrzej Wróblewski 1927-1957, Project Room, The National Musem in Warsaw, PL
2006
The Unhomely: Phantom Scenes in Global Society, Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo de Sevilla 2, Seville, ITA
Como vivir juntos, 27th Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago de Chile
Zones of Contact, 2006 Biennale of Sydney, AUS
Biennale Cuvée, O.K. Centrum für Gegenwartskunst, Linz, AUT
2005
Always a little further, Arsenale di Venezia, 51st Venice Biennale, ITA
Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht, ZKM/Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, DE
Diango Hernández: revantgarde, Paolo Maria Deanesi Gallery, Rovereto, ITA
2004
Flesh at War with Enigma, Kunsthalle Basel, CHE
doku/fiction. Mouse on Mars – reviewed & remixed, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, DE
Jahresgaben 2004, Kunstverein Arnsberg, Arnsberg, DE
Jahresgaben 2004,Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, DE
Wildlife 04 final, Sommerpalast, Neuss, DE
Bookies, M29 Brückner + Richter, Cologne, DE
With Eyes of Stone and Water, Gallery 3,14, Bergen, Norway*
2003 Zentauro, 8th Havana Biennial, CUB
Stretch, Power Plant Gallery, Toronto, CAN*
2002 Prophets of Boom. The Schürmann Collection, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, DE*
Cuba-With Eyes of Stone and Water, Helsinki Art Museum, FIN*
“Atravesados. Deslizamientos de identidades y géneros”, Fundación Telefónica, Madrid, ES*
2001
Un dia como otro cualquiera/A day like any other day, 7th Havana Biennial, CUB*
2000
La conjunción de la nada/The conjunction of nothingness, Center for the Development of the Visual Arts, Havana, CUB*
1999
CUBA, Present! Barbican Centre, London, GB*
Thinking Aloud, Camden Art Centre, London, GB*
1998
Thinking Aloud, Hayward Gallery, London; Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge; Cornerhouse, Manchester, GB*
Entropy at Home, Schürmann Collection, Suermondt-Ludwig Museum, Aachen, DE*
1997
The Russian mountain, 3. Manifestation Internationale Vidéo et Art Électronique, Montréal, CAN*
Rompiendo los moldes, 6th Havana Biennial, CUB*
1996
Ultimas Noticias, Galería de Matanzas, CUB*
1995
Una de cada clase – Next Generation Show, Centro de Arte y Diseño, Havana, CUB*

* as member of “Ordo Amoris Cabinet (OAC)”

PUBLIKATIONEN / PUBLICATIONS  (SELECTION)
2016
Kreuzer, Stefanie, ed. Theoretical Beach. Distanz Verlag, Berlin
2015
Diango Hernández: The Book of Waves. ex cat. Marlborough Contemporary, London
2014
Vermeulen, Timotheus and Gerhard Obermüller. Socialist Nature, ex. cat. Berlin: Distanz Verlag
2013
Diango Hernández: The New Man and the New Woman, ex. cat. London : Marlborough Contemporary
2011
Diango Hernández. Living Rooms, a Survey, ex. cat. Rovereto/Trento, Italy: Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporánea di Trento e Rovereto
Hernández, Diango. Home. New York: Alexander and Bonin Publishing, Inc.
2009
Jacob, Luis. 7 Pictures of Nothing Repeated Four Times, In Gratitude. ex. cat. Cologne: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König
Contemporary Latin American Art: Ordinary Revolutions, ex cat. Leverkusen, Germany: Museum Morsbroich
Diango Hernández: Losing You Tonight, ex cat. Siegen, Germany: Museum für Gegenwartskunst
2008
Guevera, Ernesto. out-of-place artifacts (OOPArt), ex. cat. Cologne, Galerie
Michael Wiesehofer, Berlin, Galerie Barbara Thumm
2007
Hernández, Diango. Diamonds and Stones: My Education, ex. cat. Milan: Federico Luger Gallery
Ice Cream: Contemporary Art in Culture. (essay by Lisette Lagnado) London and New York: Phaidon
Power Pencil: Diango Hernández, ex. cat. Rovereto, Italy: Paolo Maria Deanesi Gallery
Swans without a lake, ex. cat. Aachen: NAK Neuer Aachener Kunstverein
2006
Desenhos [drawings]: A-Z. Edited by Adriano Pedrosa. Funchal, Portugal: Colecção Madeira Corporate Services
Krystof, Dr. Doris. “Diango Hernández.“ in Zones of Contact: 2006 Sydney
Biennale. ex. cat. Sydney, Sydney Biennale Ltd.
Lagnado, Lisette and Adriano Pedrosa. 27a. Bienal de São Paulo: Como Viver
Junto, ex. cat. São Paulo: Fundação Bienal de São Paulo
Neuenschwander, Simon. “Simone Neuenschwander in conversation with Diango Hernández.” Kunsthalle Basel (January 4, 2006): 3-5
2005
Always a Little Further: 51st International Art Exhibition. Venice: La Biennale di Venezia
Diango Hernández: revantgarde ex.cat. New York: Lucas & Sternberg
Kempkes, Anke. “Let Us Talk About Revant-Garde: In conversation with Diango
Hernández.” in Flesh at War with Enigma ex. cat. Basel: Kunsthalle Basel
2004
doku/fiction: Mouse on Mars: Reviewed & Remixed. Düsseldorf: Kunsthalle
Düsseldorf
2002
Cuba – with Eyes of Stone and Water. (essay by Matthias Winzen) Helsinki:
Helsinki City Art Museum
2001
Prophets of Boom: Collection Schürmann. Köln: Kunsthalle Baden-Baden
Short Stories. Milano: La Fabrica del Vapore
“Dreaming Red – Creating ArtPace,” ArtPace, San Antonio, TX
Eligio, Antonio (Tonel), “Culture and Society in the Work of Cuban Artists.” In: Art Cuba: The Next Generation. New York: Harry Abrams
1999
Eligio, Antonio (Tonel). “Esta cerca es provisional / Evite ser Requerido”, (This is a Provisional Fence / Keep Out), Edition: Ordo Amoris Cabinet, Havana
Hernandez, Orlando, “Trabajando Pa’l Inglé,” Barbican Centre, London, UK
1998
“Provisorische Utopien”, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Yedgar, Ariella.
“The Campaign against living Miserably”, Royal College of Art, London
1997
“Utopian Territories: New Art from Cuba”, Vancouver, BC
1996
Hernandez, Helmo. “Hormigón Armado” (Reinforced Concrete), Edition: Ordo Amoris Cabinet

ARTIKEL / ARTICLES (SELECTION)
2015
Cramerotti, Alfredo. “Diango Hernández: Time Islands and Space Islands.” The Seen (September 22, 2015)
2013
Vermeulen, Timotheus. “Ways of Knowing.” Frieze (No. 159, Nov-Dec 2013):141-143
2012
Niklai, Jade. “Diango Hernández: Omission Versus Addition.” Flash Art (November – December 2012): 98-100
Latimer, Quin. “Diango Hernandez: Nicolas Krupp Contemporary Art.” Artforum International (March 2012): 292-293
2011
Gibellini, Laura. “Diango Hernández.” Arte al Día (Issue #137, November – December 2011): 113
Pérez León, Dermis. “Diango Hernández: Educating Ourselves for Life Under Captialism.” ArtNexus (no. 83 vol. 10): 52-56
2010
Lorch, Catrin. “Diango Hernández.” Frieze (February, 2010): 134-35
2009
Reindl, Uta M. “Diango Hernández.” artist Kunstmagazin #78
2008
Montgomery, Harper. “Diango Hernández.” ArtNexus (June–August, 2008): 134
Tallone, Ana. “Diango Hernández.” arte al día (February – March, 2008): 123
Verhagen, Marcus. “Bagdad/Space Cog/ Analyst.” Art Monthly (September, 2008)
2007
“Fancy Fence.” PROP (October 2007): 54-65
Hernández, Diango. “We Didn’t Want to Go to the Moon.” Piktogram #7, Warsaw
Wasserman, Nadine. “Hail to the Chief.” Metroland (February 15-21, 2007)
2007
Wei, Lilly. “Report from Sydney: Remapping the Art World.” Art in America (March 2007): 58-65
2006
Wulffen, Thomas. 27. “Biennale von São Paulo.” Kunstforum (December 2006 – February 2007)
Lorch, Catrin. “Von der Schwerkraft der Farbe.” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (September 23, 2006): 53
Cohen, David. “The Dark Side of Summer.” The New York Sun (June 15, 2006)
Schardt, Simone. “Von der Aktion zum Kataloggesäusel.” WOZ (February 9, 2006): 13
Cybinski, Von Nikolaus. “Verschlissene Revolution.” Der Sonntag (February 5, 2006)
Hoffman, Annette. “Trummer der Geschichte.” Regioartline Kunstmagazin (January 31, 2006)
Fischer, Annina. “Macht, Propaganda und Diktatur.” B.Z. Zeitung (January 25 2006): 8
2005
Revuelta, Laura. “Diango Hernández, ARCO Special – A Retrospective.” Madrid
Tomasini, Marco. “Hernández in Biennale,” l’Adige (May 31, 2005) Trento, Italy
Vetrocq, Marcia E. “Venice Biennale: Be Careful What You Wish For.” Art in America (September 2005): 109-119
Neuenschwander, Simone. “Conversation with Diango Hernandez.” Victoria (December 20, 2005)
2004
León, Dermis Pérez. “Diango Hernández: Amateur.” ArtNexus (March 2004)
Reindl, Uta M. “Diango Hernández.” Tema Celeste (January/February 2004)
2001
Boecker, Susanne. “Untersuchungen zur ‘Kultur der Provisorischen.’” Kölner
Stadtanzeiger (June 1, 2001)
Quinones, Paul. “Short Stories: La Fabrica del Vapore, Milano.” Flash Art 2001, Italy
2000
Fernandez, Frencis. “Rusty Scope’ from Cornell to Resnor.” Arte Cubano 3
1999
Grant, Simon. “Imagination at full stretch.” Evening Standard (May 12, 1999) London
Fuentes, Elvis. “Tan lejos tan cerca.” La Gaceta de Cuba, N° 8
Eligio, Antonio. “Esta cerca es provisional / Evite ser Requerido.” Revista La Gaceta de Cuba
Hunt, Ian. “Thinking Aloud.” Art Monthly, February
1998
Greess, Gabriela. “Überlebenskunst.” Süddeutsche Zeitung (July 1998) Germany
Becker, Wolfgang. “Provisorische Utopien.” Ludwig Forum Aachen, Germany
1997
Moya, Nelson.“Agua con Azucar y Muestra Provisional 1 en el MADC.” Fanal No. 14, Spain
1996
Molina, Juan Antonio.“Ordo Amoris. Hacia un diseño pragmatico.” La Gaceta de Cuba, No. 4 (1996)
1995
Alberdi, Virginia. “The Next Generation.” Arte Cubano No. 2 (1995)

ÖFFENTLICHE SAMMLUNGEN / PUBLIC COLLECTIONS (SELECTION)
Inhotim Centro de Arte Contemporânea, Belo Horizonte
FRAC des Pays de la Loire, Carquefou
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, (MUSAC)
Colección Bergé, Madrid
Rheingold Collection, Mönchengladbach
Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Kunstmuseum Lichtenstein, Vaduz