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Diango Hernández Theoretical Beach A book published in occasion of Diango Hernández solo exhibition Theoretical Beach at Museum Morsbroich. With texts of Marcus Luetkemeyer, Alfredo Cramerotti, Susanne Meyer-Bueser, Stefanie Kreuzer and Timotheus Vermeulen

Produced in close collaboration with the artist, Theoretical Beach documents four of his most recent exhibitions in 2015-2016 (Kunsthalle Münster – MOSTYN, Wales – K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf – Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen)…
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Lonely Fingers A Book published by Distanz in the occasion of Diango Hernández solo exhibition "Lonely Fingers" at Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl, Germany

The works of Diango Hernández (b. Sancti Spíritus, Cuba, 1970; lives and works in Düsseldorf) examine his own experiences and personal relationships, which the artist embeds in larger social and political reflections. A central theme of Hernández’s artistic quest are his reflections on the traumatic and often unaccomplished transitions of Cuban society: the painful legacy of slavery…
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A kiss, a hat, a stamp Book published by Distanz in the occasion of Diango Hernández solo exhibition "A kiss, a hat, a stamp" at Blood Mountain Foundation, Budapest

Diango Hernández’s practice is at best described as ‘conceptual’: inspired by versions and visions of many lived realities. It is deeply rooted in his Cuban upbringing of the 1970-80s and is therefore well versed in the attitudes and visual semantics of the Soviet era. Objects are found, materials are (re)appropriated and political rhetoric is handled with lived intelligence, subtle humour and personal sentiment. Blood Mountain Foundation, a private non-profit arts organisation based in Budapest, invited Diango Hernández in November 2010. His poetic approach and Hungary’s own history as a former Soviet satellite state were an obvious match…
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Losing You Tonight A book published by Sternberg Press in the occasion of Diango Hernández solo exhibition "Losing You Tonight" at Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, Germany

Diango Hernández’s creative work is triggered by personal experiences and memories. Born in 1970, the artist grew up in Cuba. The memory of a sad event in his life provides the background to his artist’s book Losing You Tonight: one night shortly before his school graduation, a knife fight between two pupils—which led to one boy’s death from his injuries—took place in the dormitory of their boarding school. Some weeks later…
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