HENRY ERIC HERNÁNDEZ

Multidisciplinary artist, Scholar, and Editor in Mexico City - Federal District

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I am a Cuban/Spaniard multidisciplinary artist, social researcher and cultural manager based in Mexico City.

I earned my Ph.D in Media Studies from the Complutense University of Madrid, and my Graduate in Fine Arts from the Higher Art Institute of Havana. I have received important art fellowships such as The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, The Christoph Merian Stiftung, The Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park Foundation, and The Botín Foundation.

Perceval Press has published two of my books: Revenge (2006) and Another Island for Miguel (2008), which includes the documentary film series Short Stories(DVD). Almenara Press has published my book Mártir, líder y pachanga. El cine de peregrinaje político hacia la Revolución cubana (2017), and Rialta Ediciones (Fluxus Series) published my artist book Sentémonos a conversar sobre la violencia in 2021.

I have co-edited three anthologies: El fin del Gran Relato (CdeCuba Art Books 2019), Pan fresco. Textos críticos en torno al arte cubano (Almenara Press 2019), and Cuba Totalitaria (Editorial Hypermedia 2022).

I am currently co-editing two other new anthologies that will be published during 2023: Fresh Bread. Critical Texts on Contemporary Cuban Art (NFC Edizioni), and New Roles of the Game. Independent Practice and Discursive Autonomy in Cuban Culture (Instar Ediciones - Konig Books).

Ediciones Deslinde will publish La immagini infamanti. Arte, burocracia, peregrinaje y violencia en Cuba in the next weeks.

I worked as Content Editor of Hypermedia Magazine from 2019 until 2022. I am currently the Head of Visual Arts Department of Metropolitana Gallery - Autónoma Metropolitana University of Mexico.

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  • Education
    • Complutense University of Madrid
    • Higher Art Institute of Havana