NADAL ANTELMO (NADALITO), Cárdenas, Cuba, 1968

Artist whose work has been recognized nationally and internationally, he has participated in many projects to collective and individual earning numerous awards for his career.

Educational qualification: Arts elementary Level, Bachelor of science, Professional photographer.

He is currently Independent Artist.

PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS, SELECTION.

2015  Si, Zona Franca Colateral. XII Bienal Habana,  CUBA.

2012  Story of a Worm, Joaquín Blez room Photo Library Cuba , Havana, CUBA.

          Worms, Intervention house with sculptures and installations in 17 between b and c , Vedado , collateral exposure XI Biennial of Havana , Havana, CUBA .

​2011  Third International Photography Festival of Paraná , with Fresh Margarita Crespo. Bar Blue Angel , Paraná, ARGENTINA .

2010  My 15 year. Retrospective exhibition at Gallery Pedro Esquerré , Matanzas , CUBA .

          Collaborators , Zallé Zero , Alliance Française , Havana, CUBA .

2009 The Liar, sent to "report " via e -mail. www.nadalantelmo.com , THE WEB .

2008  State Issues, Open Space Gallery , Havana, CUBA .

2006  Aesthetics x Genetics, 23 and 12 Gallery , Havana, CUBA .

          Aesthetics x Genetics, Pedro Esquerré Gallery , Matanzas , CUBA .

          Aesthetics x Genetics, Sol y Mar Art Gallery , Havana, CUBA .

2005  Predictions, International Festival of Photography in Arles , France .

2004  Looks restricted. Photo Library Cuba, Havana , CUBA .

          Lessons. Gallery UPEC , Pinar del Río, CUBA .

2002  Diary of a Cuban. Museo Mariano Jiménez , San Luis Potosi, MEXICO.

          Hormonally yours, Photo Library Cuba, Havana, CUBA.

2001  Stories of the newspaper, Ludwig Foundation of Cuba / Film Centre ICAIC , Havana, CUBA.

          Not everything is black and white, International Press Center , Havana, CUBA .

1999  By a hidden path, Multipurpose Hall , Provincial Council of Visual Arts , Matanzas , CUBA .

 

EXHIBITIONS GROUP. SELECTION.

2017 Mala Yerba  Galería Isolo 17, Verona, ITALIA.

        Shipwrecked of Reason. Pompano Beach Cultural Center, FL, USA.

        Se hace Camino al andar, Colecciona C.N.A.P, Gran Teatro, La Habana, CUBA.

2016 Instinto Básico: Papeles desde Cuba. Instituto Cervantes, Roma, ITALIA

          Art Medellin, L.A.A.P, COLOMBIA.

         Art Verona, Isolo 17 Gallery, Verona, ITALIA.

         Fuerza y Sangre, imaginarios de la bandera en el arte cubano. Pabellón Cuba, La Habana. CUBA.

         Erotika, Art & Design Gallery, Miami, USA.

         Cuban Fried Chicken, Ft Louderdale, USA.

2015 New Zona Franca, Canvas, Miami, USA.
          ​Latín Américan Art Pavillion. Red Dot Art Fair. Semana Art Basel Miami. USA.
          ​Miami Photo Salón, Espectrum, Miami, USA.
          ​Made in Miami,  Del Castillo Art Estudio, Miami, USA.
          ​Antidote To Hate Opens, M. Family Gallery Art Serve, Broward, USA. 
          ​Quiero ser lo que puedas ver, Parque histórico Morro - Cabaña, La Habana, Zona Franca Colateral. XII Bienal Habana, CUBA.
          Art Solutions, Mindwarehouse, Miami, USA.
          Rompiendo reglas, Parque histórico Morro - Cabaña, La Habana, Zona Franca Colateral. XII Bienal Habana, CUBA.
          Art Prize, Seven, De Vos Place Convention Center, Michigan, USA.
          El Miron, Proyección de Video instalación y fotografías. Isolo 17.  The others art fair. Torino, ITALIA
          4 veces 4Cuban Amerique Phototeque, Miami, USA. 
          Cultural Center Art Serve, of Brodwer County, Florida. USA.
2014 Mediatic manipulation in contemporary Cuban art : 1985-2014. C.D.A.V. Havana. CUBA.
          Latin American Art Pavillion . Red Dot Art Fair. Colat . Art Basel Miami. USA.
          X el 2. VI National Exhibition of contemporary Cuban art , C.D.A.V Havana, CUBA.
          30 x 30. 34 Space Gallery , Havana, CUBA .
          Say what you like no one will know who said it. Space Aglutinador, Havana.
          4 times 4. Fototeca of Cuba , Havana.
          XXII Salon Roberto Diado, Invited speaker and president of the jury award of the event. Matanzas, CUBA. 
          Landscapes of the body, Space 34 Gallery , Havana, CUBA .
​2013  XI National Hall of Winners, Development Center of visual arts , Havana.
          Looks, Space 34 Gallery, Havana, CUBA. 2012  Collective show. Collage Gallery, Coral Gables , Miami , USA .
          Hunting success. Special exhibition XI Biennial of Havana. Developer Center Visual Arts, Havana, CUBA.
          Project an image of bridge. Art photography in Matanzas, home Poetry, center Paul, Havana. CUBA.
          Crime, nausea and transgression dialog nausea and fermentation body. Restaurant Gallery 19 and 12, Vedado, Havana, CUBA.
2011 Third International Photography Festival of Paraná, Site Museum, Paraná, ARGENTINA.
          I know reading. Image and text in Latin American art, Art Center Wilfredo Lam , Havana, CUBA .
          Whirlwind II, Gallery Havana, CUBA.
          Photographs and a video, Pedro Esquerré Gallery, Matanzas, CUBA.
2011  Glamour West, Purgerie Fonds Saint- Jacques, MARTINNIQUE.
          Audiovisual Tournament 1 minute, Organized by Space Aglutinador, Havana, CUBA.
​           Whirlwind. Antonio María Claret Cultural Center, Santiago de Cuba, CUBA.
2009  Gender transgender and des- generated. Special X Biennial Exhibition of Havana, CUBA.
          Glamour West, House of Mexico in Cuba, collateral Exposure X Biennial of Havana, CUBA.
2008  Trees , the body 's bodies, Festival of Contemporary Art in León, Guanajuato, MEXICO.
          Cuban convertible, Gallery, Havana , CUBA.
          Homo Nudi (Poetics of the male nude in Cuba ), Fototeca of Cuba, Havana, CUBA.
2006  Light and shadows. Photographs, Paintings and Drawings Contemporary Cuban, House Frela, New York, USA.
         The Real is wonderful, artistic silkscreen workshop Rene Portocarrero, expo. Collateral on the 9th Biennial of Havana, Havana, CUBA .
          The Photografers, Milan, Italy.
          Cuba and Puerto Rico are… Escute House Museum, San Juan, PUERTO RICO.
          Parallel streets. Collateral the 9th Biennial of Havana, Havana, CUBA .
2005  Visions from Cuba, International Festival of Photography in Arles , France .
           Leftovers, Small Space Gallery, Revolution and Culture Magazine Havana, CUBA.
           Looks, Hostal Conde de Villanueva, Organized by ADAVIS, Havana, CUBA.
2004  New Route of Cuban Art, National Museum of Art, MALAYSIA .
​2003  First International Photographic Circuit the Caribbean, Curacao.
          Cuban Photography, Fototeca of Cuba, expo. Collateral the 8th Biennial of Havana, Havana, CUBA.
          Photojournalism Biennial of Mexico, Image, downtown Mexico City, MEXICO.
          Kaleidoscope return from the island, Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico DF, MEXICO.
          New Cuban Photography, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, MEXICO.
          Sextimientos. Organized Acacia Gallery, Palace of Conventions, Havana, CUBA.
          Artificial Paradizos, Pedro Esquerre Gallery, Provincial Council of Visual Arts, Matanzas, CUBA.
2002  Fifty Years of Cuban Photography, Merida, MEXICO.
          Peripherals fragments, International Press Center / Room Ruben Martinez Villena UNEAC, Havana, CUBA.
          Anthology of young Cuban Photography, Gallery L, Havana, CUBA.
2001 A winter in Havana. Cabana Fortress, Havana, CUBA.
2000 Anthology of Matancera Photography 90, Big Theater of Havana  Havana, CUBA .
         Winners Hall of the 7th National Development Center, Havana, CUBA.
1999 1st National Exhibition of photographs, photo library Cuba, Havana, CUBA
          Selection 1st National Salon of Photography, Phototeca of Los Angeles, USA.
​1995 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2010. Living Plastic Arts Roberto Diago, Matanzas, CUBA.

AWARDS. SELECTION.

2010 Annual Award for Best Magazine Matanzas set of illustrations, CUBA.
          Prize XIX Salon Roberto Diago, Matanzas, CUBA.
2008  1st Prize, 3rd Winter Hall , UNEAC Matanzas, CUBA.
          1st Prize, Provincial Arts Salon Roberto Diago , Matanzas , CUBA. 
2006  2nd Prize, Winter Hall , UNEAC Matanzas, CUBA.
2005  1st Prize, VII National Exhibition of Digital Arts, Havana, CUBA.
          1st Prize, International Community Photography, Havana, CUBA.
2004  Grand Prix, X National Exhibition of Erotic Art, Havana, CUBA.
          Prize VI Photography Biennial of Havana, San Antonio de los Baños, Havana, CUBA.
          Special Mention, Contest Iberoamerican Photography, Natural Cuba, Spain Organized Embassy in Cuba, CUBA.
          2nd Prize, Provincial Arts Salon Roberto Diago, Matanzas. CUBA .
2003  Award and Mention, 1st Biennial of Photography Alfredo Sarabia, Pinar del Río, CUBA.
2001  Award, 1st Exhibition of Fine Arts of the UNEAC, Concept Map, Matanzas, CUBA.
          1st Prize, Provincial Arts Salon Roberto Diago, Matanzas, CUBA.
2000  2nd Prize, Provincial Arts Salon Roberto Diago, Matanzas, CUBA.

SOME BOOKS

Año 2012: “ARTE DIGITAL, MEMORIAS” Autor: Centro Pablo de la Torriente, ISBN 978-959-7218-06-7, Paginas 170, 171

Año: 2014 ‘LA SEDUCCIÓN DE LA MIRADA” Autor: Rafael Acosta de Arriba, ISBN 978-9929-667-03-7, Paginas 192,193,194,195.

Ano 2015 “ZONA FRANCA” , Autor: Arte Cubano Ediciones. ISBN 978-959-7229-28-5, Paginas 72,73

Año: 2016 “DICCIONARIO HISTÓRICO DE LA FOTOGRAFÍA EN CUBA” , Autor: Ramón Cabrales. ISBN 1945461047, Paginas: 257,258.

COLLECTIONS, SELECTION.

National Advice of Plastic Arts Collection. CUBA
National Art Museum Collection, MALAYSIA.
Collection Museum of Revolutions in Mexico, San Luis Potosi,  MEXICO.
Joel Collection Giralt vice contemporary art center George Pompidou. Paris, France
Magazine Collection Revolution and Culture .CUBA
Collection M.A.M. CUBA.
Stock Photo Library of Cuba. Collection Excellencies Group. SPAIN.
Collection Centre of art and literature, Pablo de la Torriente Brau. CUBA.
Private collections in France, Italy, Mexico, Spain, United States, Cuba, Canada, Puerto Rico, Argentina, etc.

REFERENCES, SELECT.

-Alberdi, Virginia, “Cuarteto de Cámaras”. Periódico Granma, pág. 6 jueves 14 de agosto 2014.
-Espinosa, Magaly, “Nadal, unmundo de imágenes que habitan en lo minúsculo”.Revista electrónica Art Crónica No 4, 2014.
-Mateo, David, “Nadal Antelmo, la fotografía como relato”. Revista Arte cubano, No 2/ 2013 pág. 80 a la 86.
-Herrera Ysla, Nelson, “Nadal Antelmo”. Art Nexus, # 86, pág. 111-112, revista especializada en arte Latinoamericano, 2012.
-Herrera Ysla, Nelson, “Nadal, Fotografías construidas”. Cubarte, publicación electrónica del MINCULT, 10 de abril, 2012.
-Montes de Oca Moreda, Dannys. “Nadalito a propósito de Estética x genética y algo más”. Revista Arte por Excelencias # 1, 2010.
-Montes de Oca Moreda, Dannys. “Nadalito a propósito de Estética x genética y algo más”. Noticias de arte cubanoLa Habana,  febrero, 2008.
-Abreu, Andrés D. “Nadalito en Revolución y Cultura.”.LaJiribillapublicación electrónica, La Habana, enero, 2008.
-Castellanos, Israel.  “Del erotismo a la objetualidad.”. DiarioJuventud rebelde, 6 de febrero de 2008.
-del Valle, Rufino. “Nadalito versus Nadalito.” Revista Revolución y Cultura publicación del MINCULT, La Habana, pág. 63 a la 65, edición 2008.
-Abreu, Andrés D. “Estética x Genética. Arte + Diseño”. Noticias de arte cubano, La Habana, octubre, 2007.
-del Valle, Rufino. “Espectacular exposición de Estética y Consumismo en galería habanera”. Cubarte, publicación electrónica del MINCULT, 18 de julio, 200.
-Villalonga, Yuniesky. “Varadero a lo Cubano.” Fundación Ludwig de Cuba/Pabellón de Cultura Expo Cuba, palabras catálogo, La Habana, 2002.
-Cepero, Ileana. “Hormonalmente tuyo.” Fototeca de Cuba, palabras catálogo, La Habana, 2002.
-Fuentes, Elvis. “Otro fin con los mismos medios.” Fundación Ludwig de Cuba/Centro cinematográfico del ICAIC, palabras catálogo, La Habana, 2001.