Cuban artist Yornel Martínez Elias selected for the Basel 2017 Davidoff Art Residency

Words by Elena Scarpa
July 17, 2017

The Art Institute, FHNW Academy of Art and Design in Basel have announced that from October to December 2017 Yornel Martínez Elias will be the resident of the Basel Davidoff Art Residency.

The artist is the third one to take part in the Davidoff Art Iniviative’s Basel residency programme in collaboration with the Art Institute and Atelier Mondial.

The artist’s practice highlights the connection between words and images while subverting the function of discursive elements in order to more thoroughly alter their meaning.

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