Talía Falcón Nizarane - Visual Artist 

1997, Havana, Cuba. She is an artist working mainly with installation and performance art. Her work deals with the topic of the social role of art.

She studied at the Instituto Superior de Arte ISA in Havana before attending the Zurich University of the Arts. In 2018 she was granted a stay at the Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle, Germany. In 2020 she was selected as an Artist in Residence at ARE Holland, The Netherlands. Her work is in the Bernardo Quetglas Collection and has been shown at the 13th Havana Biennial, the ACT 2020 Performance Festival der Schweizer Kunsthochschulen, the Allée Rentrée Art Festival Enschede, and at Concordia and XPO Art Galleries Enschede.

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Education 

2020

2016 - 2020

2012 - 2016

Exchange student at Zürcher Hochschule der Künste - one academic year. Zurich, Switzerland.

BFA in Fine Arts by Instituto Superior de Arte ISA. Havana, Cuba. 

Certificate in Fine Arts (Summa Cum Laude) by Academia Nacional de Bellas Artes San Alejandro. Havana, Cuba.

Solo exhibitions and performances

2020

UNWINNABLE, XPO Art Gallery. Enschede, The Netherlands.

Cleaning Sevice, Zürcher Hochschule der Künste. Zurich, Switzerland. Concordia Art Gallery. Enschede, The Netherlands.

2019

2017

2016

Dificultades Iniciales, Instituto Superior de Arte ISA, 13th Havana Biennial. Alongside artist Beatriz Fernández Piedra. Havana, Cuba. 

Intercambio, La Copa Art Gallery. Havana, Cuba.   

Graduation thesis, Academia Nacional de Bellas Artes San Alejandro. Havana, Cuba.

Group exhibitions - selection

2020

Allée Rentrée Art Festival, B93 Art Gallery. Enschede, The Netherlands.

ACT Performance Festival der Schweizer Kunsthochschulen, online presentation. Zurich, Switzerland.

Estereotomías, Luz y Oficios Art Gallery. Havana, Cuba.

Trece relatos más uno, Fundación Ludwig. Havana, Cuba.

2019

Bernardo Quetglas, Kcho Studio. Havana, Cuba.

Post-it 6, Collage Habana Art Gallery. Havana, Cuba.

Jardines que no existen, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Project by Taller Chullima. Havana, Cuba.

2018

Es war eine Lüge hier zu sein, Marktplatz. Halle (Saale), Germany.

Nadie Duerme, Galería Habana. Havana, Cuba.

The T-shirt Factory, Instituto Superior de Arte ISA. Havana, Cuba.

Es war eine Lüge hier zu sein, Instituto Superior de Arte ISA. Havana, Cuba.

2017

Needless, Instituto Superior de Arte ISA. Havana, Cuba.

Misunderstanding, Instituto Superior de Arte ISA. Havana, Cuba.

Shapeless, Instituto Superior de Arte ISA. Havana, Cuba.

2015

Group show, Academia Nacional de Bellas Artes San Alejandro. 12th Havana Biennial. Havana, Cuba.

Grants, residencies and scholarships

2020

Artist in Residence at ARE Holland. Enschede, The Netherlands.

Fully-funded scholarship at Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, by Swiss Foundation for Exchange and Mobility (movetia). Zurich, Switzerland.

El Reino de Este Mundo, grant by Asociación Hermanos Saíz. Alongside artist Beatriz Fernández Piedra. Havana, Cuba.

2018

Antonia Eiriz, grant by Asociación Hermanos Saíz. Alongside artist Beatriz Fernández Piedra. Havana, Cuba.

Collections

2020

Bernardo Quetglas, Mallorca, Spain.

Awards

2019

2019

Special Prize, Bernardo Quetglas Contest. Alongside artist Beatriz Fernández Piedra. Havana, Cuba.

3rd Prize, Post-it 6. Alongside artist Beatriz Fernández Piedra. Havana, Cuba.

Language level

Spanish

English

German

Mother tongue

TOEFL ibt “My Best Scores”. Reading: 27, Listening: 27, Speaking: 24, Writing: 24, Total Score: 102.

Certificate by Zürcher Hochschule der Künste. B1 level.