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Carlos Garaicoa was born in Havana in 1967. He lives and works in Madrid and Havana.
He has participated in international art events including: the Havana Biennale; the Shanghai Biennale, the Biennale of São Paulo, the Venice Biennale, the Moscow Biennale, the Yokohama Triennial and the Echigo-Tsumari Triennale in Japan; the Johannesburg Biennale; the Liverpool Biennale, Documenta 11 and 14, Kassel; the Auckland Triennale; Photoespaña 12, Madrid and Trienal Poli / Gráfica de San Juan. Garaicoa’s works have also been presented in important institutions such as: the MAAT, Lisbon (2017); the Azkuna Zentroa, Bilbao (2017), the Villa Stuck, Munich (2016), Fundación Botin, Santader (2014), Guggenheim Museum New York and Bilbao (2011), the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston (2002), the Museo de Arte Reina Sofia Madrid (2000), Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (2000), the Kunsthalle in Vienna (1999), and the Centro Wilfredo Lam de Cuba, Havana (1995).