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Diango Hernández (born 1970) is a Cuban artist who lives and works between Düsseldorf, Germany and Havana. From 1994 to 2003, Hernández was involved with Ordo Amoris Cabinet, which he co-founded with Ernesto Oroza, Juan Bernal, Francis Acea and Manuel Piña. He is married to artist Anne Pöhlmann.




Touched, the 10th Liverpool Biennial, Tate Liverpool, UK


Como vivir juntos, 27th Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

Zones of Contact, 15th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

The Unhomely: Phantom Scenes in a Global Society, 2nd Seville Biennial, Seville, Spain


Always a little further, 51st Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy


8va Bienal de la Habana, Centro Wilfredo Lam, Havana, Cuba


1st Tirana Biennale, Tirana, Albania.

7ma Bienal de la Habana, Havana, Cuba


Selected Awards

2013 AICA-Award „Special Exhibition of the year“ for „lonelyfingers – Konversationsstücke“, lonelyfingers and Museum Abteiberg, International Association of Art Critics, Germany

2008 Rubens-Förderpreis, Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, Germany

2007 Premio Icona, Verona, Italy



Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018 Salvavidas, Arsenal Habana, Havana, Cuba

2017 Sobre las olas, Kunsthalle Lingen, Germany

2016 Theoretical Beach, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany. Beach, a longing, Kunstsammlung NRW, Düsseldorf, Germany. Time Islands and Space Islands, MOSTYN, Cymru, Wales, UK

2015 The book of waves, Marlborough Contemporary, London, UK. Words to Sea, UNLIMITED, ArtBasel, Basel, Switzerland. Eugene, Kunsthalle Münster, Münster

2011 Diango Hernández. Living rooms, a survey, MART, Rovereto, Italy

2009 Losing you Tonight, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen, Germany

2007 Swans without a Lake, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein NAK, Aachen, Germany

2006 Revolution, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland

2005 The Museum of Capitalism, Altes Museum / Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany


Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 La Habana: Imágenes de cinco siglos, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba. Konkrete Gegenwart, Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich, Switzerland

2016 We call it Ludwig, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany

2014 Beyond the Supersquare, Bronx Museum, NY, US