Cirenaica Moreira

(b. Havana, 1969)

Cirenaica Moreira studied Acting at the Superior Institute of Art in Havana, where she graduated in 1992. Among her most notable individual exhibitions are Ambivalence of the Imaginary Body (with Maíra Ortins, Jose Marti National Library, Havana, Cuba, 2013); Without Towers or Birches (11th Havana Biennial, La Cabaña Fortress, Havana, Cuba, 2012); Body Memories (with Adonis Flores. Chashama 217 Gallery, New York, 2011); Cowhide (Servando Gallery, Havana, Cuba, 2010); Sand Im Mund (Gedok Gallery, Munich, Germany, 2010); With the Instep to the Wrong Side (9th Havana Biennial, Miramar Trade Center, Havana, Cuba, 2006); Wet Dreams: Documentations and Memoirs (4th Salon of Contemporary Cuban Art, La Casona Gallery, Havana, Cuba, 2005); Letters From Inxile (La Casona Gallery, Havana, Cuba, 2002); Imaging the Spirit (with Albert Chong and Juan Carlos Alom. Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, Colorado, USA, 2001); Refrigerate After Opening (Gallery 106, Austin, Texas, USA, 2001); Metallic (Habana Gallery, Havana, Cuba, 1999); Lobotomy (Cuban Photographic Library, Havana, Cuba, 1997); and Eyes That Saw You Leave… (Espacio Abierto Gallery, Revolución y Cultura Magazine, Havana, Cuba, 1995). Her work has been displayed in museums and institutions around the world, such as the Space for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China; the Claramatte Parkhouse, Basel, Switzerland; the Excelencias Cultural Space, Madrid, Spain; the Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida, USA; the Musee Quai du Branly, Paris, France; the Clairefontaine Gallery, Luxemburg, and the Kunsthalle, Aterres, Austria. Her works are also part of many important institutional and private collections.

Selected Works