Artist

Glenda León

Glenda León is a visual artist based in La Habana and Madrid. Her work expands from drawing to video art, including installation, objects, and photography.
She is interested in interstices between visible and invisible, between sound and silence, between ephemeral and eternal.
Solo shows
Bruit Bleu, Chateau des Adhemar, Montéllimar, France, 2013
Sueño de Verano, piscina del Edificio Focsa, colateral XI Bienal de La Habana, 2012
Delirios, Salle Zéro, Alianza Francesa de Cuba, La Habana, colateral XI Bienal de La Habana, 2012
Escuchando el Silencio, galeria MagnanMetz projects, Nueva York, 2012
Blue Noise, Galerie Pierre-François Ouellette Comtemporain, Montreal, Canada 2010
Delirios, Galerie Dominique Fiat, Paris, France 2010.
Un Ruido Azul, Galeria Habana, La Habana, Cuba 2010.
Flight of Reason, Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, La Habana, Cuba. 2008.
Mar Interno, Le Plateau Espace Expérimental, Paris, France. 2007.
El ir y venir de la Permanencia (Inner Sea), Centre D’ Art Contemporain Optica, Montreal, Canada. 2006.
Flight of Reason, Galerie m:a contemporary, Berlin, Germany. 2005.
Magical Realities, Galería 23 y 12, La Habana, Cuba. 2003.
Shapes of the Instant, Centro Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales, La Habana, Cuba. 2001.
Group shows
2014
Lost in Landscape, Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto MART, Rovereto, Italia.
SITE Santa Fé Bienal, Santa Fé, USA. Nuit Blanche, Toronto, Canada.
Rodando se Encuentran, Arte Cubano Contemporáneo, Shangai Urban Planning Exhibition Center (itinerante), China March 10th-April 10th.
The Spaces Between: Contemporary Art from Havana, Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
First Person: Contemporary Cuban Art, Milwaukee Istitute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, US.
Dios los une, Factoría Habana, La Habana, Cuba.
Art Souterrain, Palais des Congrès de Montréal, Montreal, Canada.
Au bois dormant. Œuvres de la collection), Musée départemental d’art contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart, France, March 1st – September 21st.
2013
Cuban Virtuality: New Media Art from the Island, Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, Massachusetts, US.
Permission to be global, CIFO, Miami, USA
Pulse, Galeria Senda, Barcelona
ArtBo, Galeria Habana, Bogota, Colombia.
55th Venice Biennial, Cuban Pavilion, Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Venezia, Palazzo Reale, Venice, Italy.
Artificial Amsterdam, De Appel, Amsterdam, Holland.
Visual Poetry: Intermedia Traditions in Latin America, Madoxx art gallery, London.
The World Over, Prefix Institute for Contemporary art, Toronto, Canada.
Pinta Artfair, MagnanMetz gallery, London.
John Player and Glenda León, Pierre François Ouellette Art Contemporain Gallery, Montreal.
Loop art fair, Hotel Catalonia Ramblas, Galería Senda, Barcelona, Spain.
Politics: I do not like it, but it likes me, Centre for Contemporary Art Laznia, Gdansk, Poland.
ARCO, Solo projects Latinoamerica, MagnanMetz gallery, Madrid.
2012
ArtRio, MagnanMetz Gallery, Rio de Janiero, Brasil
ArtMoscow, Galería Acacia, Moscow, Rusia.
ArtBo, MagnanMetz gallery, Bogotá, Colombia.
ArtMiami, MagnanMetz gallery, Miami, US.
ARTE Vidéo Night 2012, FIAC/ Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France.
Message from La Habana: Six Contemporary Cuban Artists, Zane Bennett Contemporary Art Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Caos, Galería Habana, colateral XI Bienal de La Habana.
Proyecto HB, Pabexpo, colateral XI Bienal de La Habana.
Entre Trópicos 46° 5’: Cuba / Brasil, CAIXA Cultural Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

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