The little China
Independent curator of the alternative scene of Havana. His literary studies have helped him achieving a deep understanding for conceptual and political art, succeeding in a direct collaboration between artists and curatorsas well as living his passion for editing and writing.
His work as a curator aims at broadening the ordinary art style preferred by institutions.
Currently Abel is developing a research project on the design of Cuban furniture in the first decades of the Cuban Revolution with the support of the Los Carpinteros studio and the photographic documentation of Leandro Feal.
His selection made for Absolut Art represents without a doubt a part of the most relevant artists of the current Havana scene.
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- 70 x 50 cm
- No of editions
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German crafted professional grade frames in black and white individually crafted for Absolut Art and chosen by the curators and artists to best fit the artworks.
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- 6 millimeter aluminum frames
- UV proof plexiglass
- Magnetic open / close
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About Yornel Martinez
Exploring the relationship between image represented and meaning of the text
“I attempt to leave a poetic imprint of the untranslatable in terms of language”
What’s your work about?
"I attempt to leave a poetic imprint of the untranslatable in terms of language"
What inspires you?
"Stéphane Mallarmé, William Blake, The imaginary ages, Guillaume Apollinaire, TractatusLogico-Philosophicus, Marcel Broodthaers, A season in hell ... Understand culture as a map and find certain communicating vessels ..."
Why have you chosen to live and work in Havana?
"And why not?"
A bit about Yornel
Yornel J. Martínez Elías (Manzanillo 1981) is a contemporary artist who has developed his work close to the post-conceptual practices through technical formalizations and diverse materials. He has been invited to participate in the 6th Salon of Contemporary Cuban Art and in the XII Biennial of Havana as well as in the Aichi Triennale, Nagoya, Japan. Among others Yornel Martínez works are shown in the Jumex collection, Mexico DF and in the National Museum of Fine Arts, Cuba. He studied at the Higher Institute of Art in Havana, where he lives and works.