Cuban visual artist living and working between Havana and Dusseldorf

The Gabinete Ordo Amoris by Orlando Hernández

The two artists who make up Ordo Amoris Cabinet, Francis Acea and Diango Hernández attempt to understand and explain the complex Cuban reality (and perhaps Reality) through the simple operational presentation of these objects. Their methodology consists of extracting the objects from their ‘natural’ environment and placing them in another (the art gallery), whose ...

Ordo Amoris Cabinet by Ariella Yedgar

From the safe distance of a western perspective, these objects seem desperately romantic and exotic, holding a lyrical beauty that obscures the predicament they were made to address. Yet even stranger is the way in which these commodities are perceived by Cubans. In recent years the economy has been boosted, partly by a more liberal approach towards Cubans owning ...

The order of love by Wolfgang Becker

From that point on, the team, which gave itself the Latin name ORDO AMORIS, developed a theory and practice of provisional culture, i. e. the elements to work with are found in the world around where a stage of emergency survives. They describe how the provisional arrangement, which is installed in a period of scarcity, stops itself at that moment when it cannot ...