Diango Hernández, cuban visual artist

Category: Interviews

A drawing after life. Simone Neuenschwander in conversation with Diango Hernández for "In hazard, translated" Diango Hernández solo exhibition at Kunstverein Nürnberg

A natural cataclysm is by itself not related with any form of ideology; it happens due to natural forces and can only be predicted up to a certain extent. Besides all the calamities brought on by events like hurricanes, they can also produce positive outcomes — one important one is how they bring people together. Under their devastating influences, people ...

I haven’t found a better way to go back in time. Diango Hernández in conversation with Astrid Wege and Andrew Renton Published in The new man and the new woman (exhibition catalogue) Marlborough Contemporary, London

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 ...

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 ...

Breaking the isolation by Gerhard Obermüller

Das ist ein Song von Irving Berlin, in einer Interpretation durch Bola de Nieve. Der Song steht für die dramatische Atmosphäre, die stets in der Luft liegt, wenn wir Kubaner das Thema Unabhängigkeit ansprechen. Dieses Drama ist dem Ursprung unserer nationalen Identität eingeschrieben...

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 ...