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A kiss, a hat, a stamp Book published by Distanz in the occasion of Diango Hernández solo exhibition "A kiss, a hat, a stamp" at Blood Mountain Foundation, Budapest

Diango Hernández’s practice is at best described as ‘conceptual’: inspired by versions and visions of many lived realities. It is deeply rooted in his Cuban upbringing of the 1970-80s and is therefore well versed in the attitudes and visual semantics of the Soviet era. Objects are found, materials are (re)appropriated and political rhetoric is handled with lived intelligence, subtle humour and personal sentiment. Blood Mountain Foundation, a private non-profit arts organisation based in Budapest, invited Diango Hernández in November 2010. His poetic approach and Hungary’s own history as a former Soviet satellite state were an obvious match…

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H Book A book published by Alexander and Bonin Publishing, Inc. New York and produced by dh artworks, Dusseldorf about Diango Hernández’s studio

H is an unique book about the studio of contemporary artist Diango Hernández. This book depicts with a subtle series of black and white photos the artist’s working space in Düsseldorf. By permanently documenting his studio Hernández lets us see how silent and intimate is his relationship with objects, books and memories…

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a kiss, a hat, a stamp Book with texts by Jade Niklai published by Distanz

 kiss. Diango Hernández’s practice is frequently described as ‘conceptual’: inspired by versions and visions of many lived realities. It is deeply rooted in his Cuban upbringing of the 1970-80s and therefore resonates with the attitudes and visual semantics of the…

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Diango Hernández, Museum Für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen by Catrin Lorch for Frieze Magazine – Issue 129 March 2010

rtists can sometimes be almost casual in their use of historical objects, whether they are using items from a fleamarket or artefacts from a museum. While some harness the aura of these objects, Diango Hernández often treats such miscellaneous elements…

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a kiss, a hat, a stamp Solo exhibition at Blood Mountain Foundation, Budapest

lood Mountain Foundation is a non-profit arts organisation committed to generating fresh discourse about contemporary culture and current affairs. Based in Budapest (Hungary), it seeks inspiration from the city’s rich history and diverse cultural heritage and provides opportunities for exchange…

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The New Décor Group exhibition curated by Ralph Rugoff at Hayward Gallery

fter studying Industrial Design in Havana in the early 1990s, Diango Hernández became one of the founders of Ordo Amoris Cabinet, a Cuban artists’ and designers’ collective. This group’s particular focus was the ‘provisional aesthetic’ of making do and getting…

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Homesick Group exhibition curated by Peter Gorschlüter at "Touched" The 10th Liverpool Biennial

any artists have transformed  temporarily museum’s rooms or commercial galley’s spaces into their “homes”. In these spaces they’ve lived for days, weeks and sometimes even months. The idea of seeing, assuming, accepting or transforming the “white cube” into a living…