Iván de la Nuez

Iván de la Nuez (Havana, 1964) is an essayist, art critic and curator. He was the first director of La Virreina-Centro de la Imagen de Barcelona, in charge of defining the project. He was also director of Cultural Activities at Centro de Cultura Contemporánea de Barcelona (CCCB). In 1995, he obtained the Rockefeller Fellowship for Humanities. He has been awarded the Ciutat de Barcelona Prize for his book Fantasía roja (Red Fantasay) y the Espais d'Art Prize to the best art review published in Spain in 2006.

Among his non fiction books are La balsa perpetua (1998); Paisajes después del Muro (1999), El mapa de sal (2001); Fantasía Roja (2006); Postcapital. Crítica del futuro (2006); Inundaciones (2010) and El comunista manifiesto (2013). Some of them have been translated into German and Italian.

His curatorial work includes the exhibitions La isla posible (1995); Inundaciones (1999); Parque humano (2002), Banquete (2003); Postcapital (2006), De Facto. Retrospectiva de Joan Fontcuberta (2008); Dentro y fuera de nosotros. Retrospectiva de Javier Codesal (2009); La Crisis es Crítica (2009); Atopía. El arte y la ciudad en el siglo XXI (2010); e Iconocracia (2015).

He has written essays for the retrospective exhibitions of Stan Douglas, Los Carpinteros, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Vik Muniz, Joan Fontcuberta, Carlos Garaicoa or Javier Codesal.

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El comunista manifiesto
ESSAYS, 2013

Inundaciones
ESSAYS, 2010

Postcapital
ESSAYS, 2006

Fantasía roja
ESSAYS, 2006

Cuba y el día después
ESSAYS, 2002

El mapa de sal
ESSAYS, 2001

Playas
SHORT-STORY, 2000

Paisajes después del Muro
ESSAYS, 1999

La balsa perpetua
ESSAYS, 1998