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Raul Moarquech Ferrera-Balanquet
Interdisciplinary artist, writer, curator and Fulbright scholar.
Havana, Cuba, 1958.
PhD Romance Studies, Duke University, 2016.
MA Romance Studies, Duke University, 2014
MFA, Intermedia Arts, University of Iowa, 1992.
MA, Intermedia Arts, University of Iowa, 1990.

Ferrera-Balanquet is one of the most prominent artists of the Mariel Generation. He has exhibited at Haceres Decoloniales, Galeria ASAB, Bogota, Colombia; BE.BOP 2013, Ballhaus Naunynstraße, Berlin, Germany; DysTorpia Media Project, Queens Art Museum, New York; GaleríaLa Cúpula, Córdoba, Argentina; the Nasher Museum, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California; Zentral Bibliothek in Zurich, Switzerland; Fundacion de Arte Contemporaneo, Montevideo, Uruguay; 33ro Festival Internacional Cervantino, Leon, Mexico; Exit Art Gallery, New York City; Alchemy Projects, MAAP Festival, Australia; The Light Factory, Charlotte, North Caroline; Gallery 1313, Toronto, Canada; Actions of Transfers: Women’s Performance in the Americas, UCLA Broad Center, Los Angeles, California; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Randolph Street Gallery, Video IN, Vancouver B.C., Canada; LACE, Los Angeles, California; Sumei Multidisciplinary Arts Center, Newark, New Jersey; Voices Series, Gallery 400, The University of Illinois at Chicago; Museo de Arte Actual, Bogota, Colombia; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Centro de Cultura Contemporanea, Barcelona, Spain among others.

His writings have appeared in Andar Erotico Decolonial, Ediciones del Signo, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Caribbean InTransit, No 4, Virginia, USA; Social Text Journal / Periscope, New York, USA; IDEA arts + society, #39, 2011, Cluj, Romania; Artecubano, Vol.3-4, Havana, Cuba; SalonKritik, Madrid, Spain; Bienal de La Habana Para leer, Universitat De Valencia, Spain; Public No. 41, Toronto, Canada; Escaner Cultural, Santiago de Chile, Chile; Inter, Art Actuael, No 102, Québec, Canada; Integración y Resistencia en la Era Global, Evento Teórico Décima Bienal de La Habana, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wilfredo Lam, La Habana, Cuba; Worlds and Knowledges Otherwise, Volume 3, Dossier 1, Center for Global Studies and the Humanities, Duke University; Vídeo en Latinoamerica. Una visión crítica, Editorial Brumaria, Madrid; Tierra Adentro, México DF; Forum Idea, 9na Bienal de La Habana 2006; La Hija Natural de J.T.G., Montevideo, Uruguay; Revista Biblia, No. 20, Lisboa, Portugal; Circus Reader, Melbourne, Australia; Felix: A Journal of Media Arts and Communication, New York; Artpapers, Atlanta, Georgia; the Mexican literary magazine Navegaciones Zur, and the electronic publication Net Art Review.

Executive curator of Arte Nuevo InteractivA (2001-present), Ferrera-Balanquet has organized numerous art, video and new media exhibitions. Among them Indigeneity | Decoloniality | @rt, Jameson Gallery, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; Traslocalidades en Movimiento, video art, Centro Cultural de España en El Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador, 2008; In[ter]vención, [R]-[R]-[F] – Festival, JavaMuseum: Forum for Internet Technologies in Contemporary Art, Cologne, Germany, 2004; Huellas de un Corazón Sangrante en Tropicana, MIX-Brasil, Museo de Sonido e Imagen, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1994; Nomads: Plural Identities in Traveling Territories, Randolph Street Galley, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 1993; Videos That Unmask, Test and Invade the Colonial System, Program I, Video In, Vancouver B.C., Canada, 1992; La Ruptura Latina: An Exhibit of Latino Video Art in North America, N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago. Illinois, USA, 1992; Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano in Iowa II, International Festival and Conference, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1986.

In addition to a Fulbright Fellowship, Ferrera-Balanquet has been awarded grants from The Prince Claus Foundation, FOECAY, US/Mexico Cultural Fund, The Australian Network of Art and Technology, the National Endowment for the Arts and The Lyn Blumenthal Video Foundation.