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Genesis celebrates its 18th anniversary with projects for the XIII Havana Biennial

Genesis celebrates its 18th anniversary with projects for the XIII Havana Biennial

To the participation in the XIII Biennial of Havana of the artistic projects belonging to it, this year has dedicated Genesis Art Galleries company the arrival in the present month to the 18th  anniversary of having been constituted, informed in press conference its director Tatiana Alvarez Delgado.

At the meeting, held at the headquarters of this entity, specialists from the galleries and community projects of the capital participated in the central and collateral programs of the great event, as well as some of the artists that will be represented at the meeting that will take place from the coming April 12 to May 12.

As it was known, in the central nucleus of the Biennial will be included the Acacia Gallery with Si Dios y Eleggua quieren, todo es posible, a personal exhibition of Manuel Mendive 2001 National Plastic Arts Prize, whose opening is scheduled for April 15 at 6:00 pm in the Central Park, with the performance action Los abrazos.

The rest of the Genesis exhibition spaces were inserted in the collateral program of the event, such as the gallery La Nave with the sample Sitio en construcción, by Moisés Finalé; which will consist of several virgin panels in which, after its opening on April 11 at 7:30 pm, a group of invited artists and students of the San Alejandro Academy will work every Wednesday.

On April 16 at 7:00 pm in the Servando Gallery, the two-person exhibition of the authors Juan Carlos Alom and Alejandro González Las líneas del deseo will be inaugurated, with works from the homonymous photographic series in which they have been working for two years.

With opening hours always at 5:00 p.m., the René Portocarrero Serigraph Workshop will host, starting on April 11, the collective exhibition of Selfie posters, dedicated to the 500th anniversary of Havana; from the 19th of the same month, the personal show Muquixes (Muquiches), by Rafael Zarza and, with the date of opening on the 26th, the titled Tomografía, with works by eleven screenprinting artists.

In the meeting with the press, it was also known that Genesis has incorporated a community project into its Biennial proposals that it backs: the National Center of Stomatology, to which its workers have endowed with a gallery in which for eight years Samples of the visual arts are organized.

Similarly, it was reported that, during the meeting, the studios of the artists who are part of the company's payroll will be open to those interested, both in the capital and in Matanzas, province to which the Biennial is extended this year and only in which Genesis has a representation.