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Raul Moarquech Ferrera-Balanquet

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Lives in
Los Angeles

Works in
Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art; Latin American Studies Archive, Duke University; Museo de la Imagen, Santiago de Cuba; New York City Public Library; Video In Centre, Vancouver, B.C.,

State University of Iowa, 1992, Intermedia Arts

installation, video-art, performance, photography, digital, exhibition/performance


Ferrera-Balanquet has exhibited at the, Nasher Museum, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California; Zentral Bibliothek in Zurich, Switzerland;  Fundacion de Arte Contemporaneo, Montevideo, Uruguay; 33ro Festival Internacional Cervantino, Leon, Mexico; Exit Art Gallery, New York City; Alchemy Projects, MAAP Festival,  Australia; The Light Factory, Charlotte, North Caroline; Gallery 1313, Toronto, Canada; Actions of Transfers: Women’s Performance in the Americas, UCLA Broad Center, Los Angeles, California; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Randolph Street Gallery, Video IN, Vancouver B.C., Canada; LACE, Los Angeles, California; Sumei Multidisciplinary Arts Center, Newark, New Jersey; Voices Series, Gallery 400, The University of Illinois at Chicago; Museo de Arte Actual, Bogota, Colombia; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Centro de Cultura Contemporanea, Barcelona, Spain among others.

His writings have appeared in Artecubano, Vol.3-4, Havana, Cuba; SalonKritik, Madrid, Spain; Bienal de La Habana Para leer, Universitat De Valancia, Spain; PublicNo. 41, Toronto, Canada; Escaner Cultural, Santiago de Chile, Chile.  Inter, Art Actuael, No 102, Québec, Canada; Integración y Resistencia en la Era Global, Evento Teórico Décima Bienal de La Habana, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wilfredo Lam, La Habana, Cuba; Worlds and Knowledges Otherwise, Volume 3, Dossier 1, Center for Global Studies and the Humanities, Duke University; Vídeo en Latinoamerica. Una visión crítica, Editorial Brumaria, Madrid; Tierra Adentro, México DF; Forum Idea, 9na Bienal de La Habana 2006; La Hija Natural de J.T.G., Montevideo, Uruguay; Revista Biblia, No. 20, Lisboa, Portugal; Circus Reader, Melbourne, Australia; Felix: A Journal of Media Arts and Communication, New York; Artpapers, Atlanta; the Mexican literary magazine Navegaciones Zur, and the electronic publications Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness y Net Art Review;.

Executive curator of Arte Nuevo InteractivA, Ferrera-Balanquet has organized numerous art, video and new media exhibitions. Among them Arte Nuevo InteractivA: Bienal de las Nuevas Artes, Merida_MX (five edition 2001-2009); Traslocalidades en Movimiento, video art, Centro Cultural de España en El Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador, 2008; In[ter]vención,  [R]-[R]-[F] – Festival, JavaMuseum: Forum for Internet Technologies in Contemporary Art, Cologne, Germany, 2004; Huellas de un Corazón Sangrante en Tropicana, MIX-Brasil, Museo de Sonido e Imagen, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1994; Nomads: Plural Identities in Traveling Territories, Randolph Street Galley, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 1993; Videos That Unmask, Test and Invade the Colonial System, Program I, Video In, Vancouver B.C., Canada, 1992; La Ruptura Latina: An Exhibit of  Latino Video Art in North America, N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago. Illinois, USA, 1992; Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano in Iowa II, International Festival and Conference, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1986.

In addition to a Fulbright Fellowship, Ferrera-Balanquet has been awarded grants from The Prince Claus Foundation, FOECAY, US/Mexico Cultural Fund, The Australian Network of Art and Technology, the National Endowment for the Arts and The Lyn Blumenthal Video Foundation.

Recent Exhibits

Raul Moarquech Ferrera-Balanquet participated in these exhibits:

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