Diango Hernandez art works and texts

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January 2010


Goldene Zeiten Group exhibition curated by Patrizia Dander and Julienne Lorz at Haus der Kunst, Munich

The presentation of Hernández’s works is defined by Years (2008), a fragile construction of rusty steel. The skeletal partition consists of numbers, namely of the years 1959 to 2008 in descending order that in their objectification can be walked along as if it were an inverted timeline. The time frame is determined by Fidel Castro’s term in office – from the time he became Cuba’s premier in 1959 to his age-related resignation as president in spring 2008. Years, thereby, functions as a raster or ‘glasses’ through which one can read the other works in the space: the country’s history since the revolution... Keep Reading

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