Interviews

I haven’t found a better way to go back in time in conversation with Astrid Wege and Andrew Renton Diango Hernández, Astrid Wege and Andrew Renton in conversation

Memory is all we’ve got, so to remember is an essential task. Facts get recorded in us via individual experiences of all kinds, but it doesn’t mean that anyone else but us will remember these facts. I have assumed, for my practice and myself, that art is nothing more than transforming and exposing individual memories. Art as the reassembling of personal experiences that can be delivered to people in a new form of reality, and which is nothing other than ...

Art should get away from all political mess and move upwards to elevate everyone by Bárbara Celis for turnonart.com

The Allach catalogue is an amazing document. Often the history of the industry tells us more than any history book. The relationship between industry and ideology is evident in these documents, ones that are usually only considered as technical papers. I collect many catalogues of objects of all kinds and I have many on European porcelain, a subject that fascinates me, which I also studied for quite a ...

Omission versus addition Jade Niklai in coversation with Diango Hernández for Flash Art, November – December 2012

Especially when I prepare solo exhibitions, short stories, which are mostly related to autobiographical matters, become relevant for my process. Articulating facts that belong to personal experiences and mixing them with fictional elements allow me afterwards to create “rooms” and objects that are interconnected in a sort of narrative, which then can lead both myself and the viewer toward a specific ...

Intervista a Diango Hernández di Claudio Cucco

Ancora devo dire che è solo la mia opinione. Differenze ce ne sono tante, che provengono da diverse origini, diciamo culturali e politiche. La forma d’organizzare l’arte contemporanea e il posto che occupa nei due paesi è totalmente differente, diciamo, che è abbastanza chiaro che in Germania l’arte contemporanea è una delle punte di un sistema d’idee, che porta avanti i migliori della società tedesca, ...

Power Pencil Solo exhibition at Paolo Maria Deanesi Gallery, Rovereto. Text by Luiggi Meneghelli

I left because I wanted to know more, learn and do more. I believe our own freedom is more important that any other kind of freedom. Then, I was never interested into political struggle: revolutions do not exist, as they originate from destruction rather than change drive. I will never be away from my homeland. She is in my art, in the draw of memory with which I produce my ...