Alberto Alejandro Rodriguez


 "In his exhibition Destruktion, Cuban artist Alberto Alejandro Rodríguez takes ruins-fragments of real buildings or debris and discarded papers found within them-and constructs sculptures, architectural models of both the sites from which he gathered the materials and imagined landscapes. The exhibition title, a term used by Heidegger, made its way to Alejandro Rodríguez via the writings of Derrida, whose famed attention to the play of binary oppositions plays a role in the artwork: here, we find such an oscillation between absence and presence. Above all, Alejandro Rodríguez's project is invested in the imagination of ruin, exploring how images of destruction are constructed."  -- Robert R. Shane  (Brooklyn Rail)




Alberto Alejandro Rodríguez, born in Havana, Cuba in 1995. Graduated from the San Alejandro National Academy of Fine Arts (2015) and the University of the Arts of Cuba (2020). He is currently working towards Master of Production and Artistic Research at the University of Barcelona. 

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