Nelson Ramirez de Arellano Conde

CUBAN TIME

Curation: Ruth Schnell and Tommy Schneider

Ausstellungsdauer: 29.11.2019 - 28.02.2020
Öffnungszeiten: 10:00 - 20:00
Ort: Schauraum Angewandte - quartier 21 im MQ, Museumsplatz 1, A-1070 Wien

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© Nelson Ramirez 2019

Cuban Time, within a combination of photographs and videos intends to explore a broad spectrum of the relationships that Cuban people have with time, in an interaction of two different projects: Hotel Habana focuses on the possibility to see the same place in different periods, as superimposed layers, as if time would be a transparent layer that we could see through. The artist calls our attention on how we understand the past, the present, and how we imagine or fear the future. The second project: Time Traveller Loop focuses on the distortion of the perception of the passing of time, while wandering the streets of Havana, in a mesmerizing slow-motion composition that doesn‘t let us know if time goes forward or backwards.

Nelson Ramirez de Arellano Conde, born in Berlin, Germany, 1969. Lives and works in Havana, Cuba, as part of the artist team Liudmila & Nelson (in collaboration with artist Liudmila Velasco) since 1994. Director and curator at Fototeca de Cuba (Cuban National Center for Photography) since 2010. Liudmila & Nelson were exhibited in the Cuban Pavilion at the 55th Venice Art Biennale in 2013.

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