• Juan Andrés Milanes Benito
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    2010
    Human semen from a person that has been abandoned by their father.
    Glue, plexiaglass and glass.
    Unique edition
    Prototype for life-size sculpture

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BIO

Juan Andrés Milanés Benito was born in Isla de La Juventud, Cuba in 1978. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Escuela de arte Wifredo Lam, Isla de La Juventud, Cuba in 1996. Milanés Benito pursued an exchange year at the Trondheim Academy of Fine Art in Trondheim in 2007, and received his Masters in Fine Art at the Art Academy in Oslo in 2009. He lives and works in Oslo. Milanes Benito’s work is characterized by his social, political, and environmental commentary. He also uses the technique of precise casting, a process that forms part of the narrative of his work. The act of copying and imitation refers directly to the human behaviour we pursue to be part of our social environment. His is represented in Oslo by Galleri Riis and has exhibit around the world for over a decade.

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Juan Andrés Milanes Benito
Born 1978 Isla de la Juventud, Cuba
Lives and works in Oslo, Norway
Represented by Galleri Riis
www.galleririis.com
www.JuanMilanes.com
Tel: +47 486 25 130
Artist address: Hoffsveien 49A, 0337, Oslo

Education:
2009: Master of Fine Arts, Statens Kunstakademi, Oslo, Norway
2007: Trondheim Academy of fine Art, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
1996: Bachelor of Fine Art, Escuela Wifredo Lam, Isla de la Juventud, Cuba
1991: Elementary School of Art, Isla de la Juventud, Cuba

Upcoming projects:
2021: Solo show at Sandefjord Kunstforening.
2021: Solo show at Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway.
2021: Group show at Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall , Arendal, Norway.
2021: Barcù Art fair, Bogota, Colombia
2022: Site specific sculpture in the public space in Havana, Cuba

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2020: Potemkin Village. Temporary public commission at the The National Museum –Architecture.Oslo. Norway.
2020: Foreveriando. Tenthaus Gallery, Oslo, Norway
2019: Walking my pet. KGG. Gallery, Oslo, Norway

2018: Extraction of the stone of Madness, CODE Art Fair, August 30 to September 2 Copenhagen, Denmark
2017: Microwave for one .Gallery Riis, Oslo, Norway
2016: If the stone could talk. Neues Kunstforum, Cologne, Germany
2015: It ́s what you see, Bærum Kunsthall, Bærum, Norway
2015: Extraction of the stone of madness, De Fabriek, Eindhoven, Netherlands
2013: Mind the Gap, Hå Gamle Prestegard, Stavanger, Norway
2012: Collective experience, Gallery Se, Sweden
2012: Analyzing Sanity, Orebro Konsthall, Orebro, Sweden
2011: Speed is directly proportional to forgetfulness, Galery Riis, Oslo, Norway
2011: La velocidad es directamente proporcional al olvido, One Night Only, Gallery UKS, Oslo, Norway
2010: Reserved Space, Collaboration with the Atelir Vanntårnet (Intervention in the public space), Kongsvinger, Norway
2010: Party at the funeral, Gallery 69, Oslo, Norway
2010: Speed is directly proportional to forgetfulness, Nord-Trøndelad Fylkesgalleri, Namsos, Norway
2009: American Dream, Hå Gamle Prestegard, Stavanger, Norway
2005: In a straight line from my face to my back, Senter for Afrikansk Kulturformidling, Oslo, Norway
2005: Fractured Spece, Galeria Marta Machado, Isla de la Juventud, Cuba
2002: Abstractions in November, Open Space, Gallery:A.H.S, Isla de la Juventud, Cuba
1998: Pa ́cuando yo este en el ”yelo”, Galeria Marta Machado. Isla de la Juventud, Cuba
1997: La direccion de la sombra, Gallery Luz y Oficios, Ciudad de la Habana, Cuba
1995: Silencio, Galeria Marta Machado, Isla de la Juventud, Cuba

Group Exhibitions:
2019: Behind the wall, Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba.
2019: METAFYSICA. Haugar Vestfold Kunstmuseum, Tønsberg , Norway
2019: Cuban Group show. Museum of Black Civilizations. Dakar, Senegal.

2018: Dakar Biennial, Dakar, Senegal.
2017: Art Fair Chart, September, Copehangen, Denmark
2016: Kamina Artist in Residency, Lume, Togo (November)
2016: Chanting, all clamoring, chirping (Chiroptera), blaring elevato, Dings, Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway
2015: Sparebankstiftelsenn DNBs stipendutstilling, Oslo Kunstforening, Norway
2015: Behind the wall, Project collateral to Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba
2015: Open Video, Atelier Nord, ANX, Oslo, Norway
2015: Update, Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway
2014: 1814 Revisited – The Past is Still Present, AKERSHUS KUNSTSENTER, Lillestrøm, Norway
2013: Super Market. Stockholm, Independent Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden
2012: LÄNGTANS BLOMMA ÄR STÖRST PÅ HÅLL, Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway
2011: The Water Tower Art Fest, Sofia, Bulgaria
2011: Open Art, Orebro Konsthall, Orebro, Sweden
2009: The windmills of minds, Orebro Konsthall, Open Art, Orebro, Sweden
2009: Kunstakademiet 100-Årsjubileun, Galleri LNM, Oslo, Norway
2009: Kunstakademiet Avganststillinggen, Stenersenmuseet, Oslo, Norway
2009: One Hundre years. Gallerie for Samtidkuns, Oslo, Norway
2009: Internasjonale Krysninger, Regjerrings Galleriet/ Kultur og kirkedepartementet, Oslo, Norway
2008: Høstutstillingen, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
2008: Internasjonale Krysninger, Lørenskog Kunstforrening, Oslo, Norway
2007: Open Academy, Gallery Kit, Trondheim, Norway
2007: Bar candela, (collaboration Show) Gallery Kit, Trondheim, Norway
2005: Hot Water-Cold Water, Gallery Maikael Andersen, Copenhaguen, Denmark
2003: With my tooth, Museum Casa Gongora, Panama City, Panama
2003: Pablo Porras Gener, Museo Municipal, Cuba
2003: Ciudad Multiple/ Urban Art in Panama, Panama City, Panama

2002: Pablo Porras Gener, Museo Municipal, Cuba
2002: Environment, Centro de Desarrollo para las Artes Visuales, Ciudad de la Habana, Cuba
2001: Havana Prize Exhibition, Centro de Desarrollo para las Artes Visuales, Ciudad de la Habana, Cuba
1999: Bienal de Escultura en la Montana, Cienfuegos, Cuba
1999: Shipwreck, Galeria Tina Modotti, Ciudad de la Habana, Cuba
1998: Regino Boti, Centro Cultural, Guantanamo, Cuba
1998: Salon de Arte Comtemporaneo, Centro de Desarrollo para las Artes Visuales, Ciudad de la Habana, Cuba
1997: Save and Recycle the World, Ohio University, USA

Publications/Press:
2010: Namdalsavisa, 16/6/2010, NewPaper, Namsos, Norway
2010: Namdalsavisa, 18/6/2010, NewPaper, Namsos, Norway
2010: Smutthulet, NewPaper, 23/5/009, Oslo, Norway
2009: Master 2009, Catalogue, Oslo National Academy of Arts
2009: Open Art 2009, Catalogue, Orebro, Sweden
2009: Aften, NewPaper, 23/1/009, Oslo, Norway
2009: Dagsavisen, NewPaper, 23/5/009, Oslo, Norway
2008: Dagsavisen, NewPaper, 05/8/008, Oslo, Norway
2008: Dagbladet, NewPaper, 06/8/008, Oslo, Norway
2008: Dagbladet, NewPaper, 03/9/008, Oslo, Norway
2008: Critica, NewPaper, 18/3/003, Panama, Panama City
2008: Revista, NewPaper, 20/3/003, Panama, Panama City
2003: Ciudad Multiple City, Catalogue, Panama City, Curator: Gerardo Mosquera/ Adrienne Samos
2003: Art Nexus, No. 82, Magazine
2003: Metropolis, Magazine, New York, USA
2003: Zinmagazine, No. 19, Magazine, New York, USA

Kunsten som presenteres inkluderer ulike medier som maleri, tegning, foto, skulptur, installasjon, performance, tekstil og glass.

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