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Stage V by Raúl        Cordero

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Raúl Cordero

Stage V by Raúl        Cordero


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Raúl Cordero
(b. Havana, Cuba, 1971).

Cordero studied at the Academia San Alejandro in Mexico, at the Instituto Superior de DiseƱo in Havana and at the Graphic Media Development Centre in Holland. Since 1994 he has taught New Media at the Instituto Superior de Arte de La Habana (ISA).

Cordero is very much preoccupied with technology, music, film and television. He is both a child of the revolution as well MTV. In his paintings he includes advertising materials, stills from films and television, sound, negatives and snapshots. He sometimes also utilizes some of the same images in his videos and installations connecting the same ideas in different media.

Cordero has exhibited his work throughout the United States, Europe and Latin America including, the VII Havana Biennial; Sonsbeek, Arnhem, the Netherlands; Watoo, Belgium; Moving Pictures, Real Art Ways, Harford, Ct; New Media Room at Cornell University; The Robert V. Fullerton Museum, California State University, San Bernardino, CA. among others.

For this 2002 interview Bill Kelley Jr spoke with the artist while installing his exhibition in Los Angeles at the Iturralde Gallery. They spoke about the artist's interest in new media and his methodology while using film technology in his work.

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