CV Jorge Luis alvarez Pupo

Jorge Luis Alvarez Pupo
Born in Havana City, 1970.
Free Lance. Lives and works in Brussels Belgium.

Member of UNEAC (Union de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba)

Represented by Young Gallery, Brussels Belgium

+ 32 486 31 67 58


STUDIES

• Master in Literature and English Language, University Pablo Lafargue Habana, Cuba
• Graduated photography at the International Institute for Journalism ̈José Martí ̈, Havana, Cuba
• MAINE Photographic Workshop, held in Cuba,
• Photojournalism Workshop 2002, Americas House, sponsored by the British Council,
Professor : Collin Jacobson, editor to Reportage


SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2012 " Wandering Ways", collateral to the 11th Havana Biennial, Arab Union of Cuba, Havana.
2011 “ Trance”, Video Installation for the America´s House, Havana, Cuba.
2005 “ Invoke Ogoun ”. Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, Brazil.
2005 “ I was born kind of Blues ”. Centre for the development of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.
2003 “ 7 days in Toulouse ”, (Main Artist) Music Festival Toulouse, France.
2002 “ Visions ”, Fototeca de Cuba, Havana, Cuba
2002 “ Vivencias ”, Concha Ferrant Gallery, Havana, Cuba.
2001 “ Reunion ”, Africa’s House, Havana, Cuba.
2000 “ Roots ”, Africa’s House, Havana, Cuba.


GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2017 " Wandering Ways", Festival Cubalandz, BOZAR, Brussels, Belgium.
2017 " The Light in Cuban Eyes", The photographers show AIPAD 2017, Pier 94, New York, USA. 
2015 " The Light in Cuban Eyes" Jenkins Johnson Galley, San Francisco, USA.
2015 " The Light in Cuban Eyes", Robert Mann Gallery, New York.
2012 " Water … the Masculine and the Feminine, Fine Arts Museum, Havana, Cuba.
2012 “ Thinking in common/ thoughts“, Fototeca de Cuba, Havana, Cuba.
2010 “ Cuban Portraits”, Contemporary Art Center Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba.
2010 “ Neg Mawon: Spirit of resistance from the Caribbean to the U.S.”, United Nations Headquarter, New York.
2008 “ Group Show ”, Skoto Gallery, New York, USA.
2007 “ Selected Works ”, Skoto Gallery, New York, USA.
2007 “ The other side of the Soul ”, Tenerife, Spain.
2006 “ Descubrimientos ” Award exhibition, PhotoEspaña-2006, El Matadero, Madrid. Spain.
2005 “ The other side of the Soul ”, Kornhausforum, Bern, Switzerland.
2005 “ Diáspora Cuba ”, La Saline Royale, Paris, France.
2005 “ Alguien nos Mira ”. Collection photographique de la FNAC. MUVIM, Valencia, Spain.
2004 “ Images entre Historie et Poésie ”, Collection photographique de la FNAC. Conciergerie. Paris, France.
2004 “ Religions of Cuba ”, Patterson Museum, New Jersey, USA.
2004 “ Crosscurrents ”, Refugium Gallery (Mois européen de la Photographie), Berlin, Germany.
2003 “ The other side of the Soul ”, Fototeca de Cuba, Havana, Cuba.
2003 “ La photographie contemporaine à Cuba ”, FNAC Wilson, Toulouse, France.
2003 “ Imágenes Havana ”, Centre for the Visual Arts development, Havana, Cuba.
2003 “ Diaspora Cuba ”, ( Special Mention of the jury) African Encounters of Photography,
Bamako Biennal, Mali.
2003 “ Panorama of Cuban Photography ”, National Arts Museum, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2003 “ Pulsiones ”, José Martí National Library, 8th Contemporary Art Biennial of Havana, Cuba.
2002 “ Cuba Today ”, Palm Beach Photographic Centre, Miami, USA.
2003 “ Cuba Today ”, Cornell Museum of Art and History, Palm Beach. (Photofusion-2003.)
2002 “ Rituals ”, International Press Centre, Havana, Cuba.
2002 “ La photographie contemporaine á Cuba ”, PARIS PHOTO-FNAC Etoile, Paris, France.
2001 “ A winter in Havana ”, Morro-Cabaña Fortress Gallery, Havana, Cuba.


PUBLICATIONS

• ESPN
• The Guardian
• Vanity Fair
• L'Equipe Magazine
• Le Soir newspaper
• Arte Cubano magazine
• Fotografía Cubana Magazine
• Washington Post (Interview to Viggo Mortensen)
• El Dia, Spain
• ArtForum magazine
• Paris Photo Magazine
• Photo Magazine, France
• Rézo Afrique magazine
• Palm Beach Daily News, USA
• Photovision Magazine


BOOKS

• Mi cuerpo es mi país, The body as the scene in the current Cuban Photography, 2014.
• The Light in Cuban Eyes, Lake Forest College, 2015.
• Les années Cuba, L´aube Editions, 2002.
• Trance, Santa Monica, Percevalpress, 2003.
www.percevalpress.com (included on the Top Ten list in an artice on November issue of ArtForum magazine 2004).
• Mapas Abiertos : Latin American Contemporary Photography 1992-2002, Barcelona, Lunwerg Editions, 2005.
• El otro Lado del Alma, Switzerland, Oehrli Editions, 2005.


COLLECTIONS


Albertina Museum [Austria], Pinacoteca do Estado [São Paulo, Brazil], Govinda Gallery [Washington D.C.], FNAC Photographic Collection [Paris], Lehigh University Pensilvania, USA. and other private collections in the United States, Brazil, Austria, France and Italy.
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