Tag : Guerra de la Paz

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Guerra de la Paz – Long Island City

September 28 – October 26, 2013


MAAS | Mandragoras Art
36-01 36 Avenue
Long Island City, NY

Setting Forth

Julian Navarro Projects is pleased to present Setting Forth, a group exhibition of works by Mathieu Asselin, Teresa Diehl, Richard Garet, Guerra de la Paz, Jessie Laino, Maria Evelia Marmolejo and Wendy Wischer, on view September 28 through October 26, 2013, at MAAS Mandragoras Art Space in Long Island City, New York.

Setting Forth examines the way in which artists might use performative elements as a material in the production of their work. The different practices in the exhibition focus on the expansion of sculptural installations, video, photography and sound space intervention into works that incorporate performative elements as a process.

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Guerra de la Paz – Nagoya, Japan

August 10 – October 27, 2013

Awakening -Where Are We Standing? – Earth, Memory and Resurrection

Aichi Art Center 6F
1-13-2 Higashi-sakura, Higashi-ku, Nagoya,


While reflecting on arts in the wake of the 2011 East Japan Earthquake, the coming second Aichi Triennale, “Awakening – Where Are We Standing? – Earth, Memory and Resurrection”, will bring together from within and outside Japan cutting-edge contemporary arts, performing arts including dance and theater, and operas which manifest and resonate with the socio-political reverberations occurring in various areas of the world.
Guerra de la Paz is the composite name that represents the creative team efforts of  Cuban Born artists, Alain Guerra (Born: 1968 Havana, Cuba) and Neraldo de la Paz (Born: 1955 Matanzas, Cuba. Live and work in Miami, FL and have been consistently producing collaboratively since 1996.

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Pinta New York 2012

November 15 – 18, 2012

7 West 34th Street, at 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10001

Richard Garet, Guerra de la Paz.

Represented artists include
Mathieu Asselin, Teresa Diehl, Richard Garet, Marco Giovani,
Guerra de la Paz, Cheryl Pope and Wendy Wischer

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Guerra de la Paz: Power Ties

November 3 – December 15, 2012

Julian Navarro Projects
36-01 36th Ave
Long Island City, NY 11106

Power Ties is an exploration into the effectiveness of both symbolism and satire as methods of communicating the unmentionable, with the objective to create a visual language that depicts scenes where the ethics and morals of the influential are narrated by irony and righteousness.

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Guerra de la Paz – Saks & Bal Harbour Art Nights

Thursday March 29, 2012,  from 6 to 9 PM

Saks Fifth Avenue
9700 Collins Avenue
Bal Harbour

Join Artists presenting “Manto” a video that captures the large scale performance installation featured at the 12th Prague Quadrennial in 2011.

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Guerra de la Paz: FOLLOW THE LEADER, Craft Alliance Grand Center, St. Louis, MO

September 16, 2011- January 29, 2012

Craft Alliance

501 N Grand Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63103

From The Bottom of the Heap: recycled Clothing as a Form of Expression
Free and open to the public
Thursday, September 15, 6:30pm
At the Kemper Art Museum in conjunction with Sam Fox School
of Art & Design

Guerra de la Paz is the composite name that represents the creative team of Cuban born artists, Alain Guerra and Neraldo de la Paz. Follow the Leader is an installation named after a popular children’s activity that most of us are familiar with: where the object of the game is to pick a leader and then line up behind. Guerra de la Paz take on this game is inspired by the subtle yet compelling message behind it. Resonating social order and natural selection, the installation transcends child’s play as it worms its way through the space, touching on the uncanny parallels between this harmless pastime and the complexities of hierarchy in society, where “survival of the fittest”, delineated by Darwin’s theory of evolution, reigns supreme at the heart of all competition. Guerra de la Paz began working with garments as a material and saw themselves as vehicles guided by the essence and silent histories of the discarded clothing. The installation aims to depict both a harmonious pecking order and the ramifications of decline.

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GUERRA DE LA PAZ, Business Ties Reborn as Deadly Snakes


August 10, 2011


In the capable hands of artistic duo Guerra de la Paz, repurposed ties become deadly cobras — symbols of fear and oppression in the corporate world.

In a corporate setting where gray, black and navy blue are the dominant colors, the humble tie is the one accessory that can give a bit of color to a man’s attire. Yet ties are hated by many who have to don their business uniform daily, as they find this piece of clothing too constricting — in many respects. Here we’ll find out just how right they are to feel this way.

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‘Home: Dream Home’ an edgy exhibit at Praxis



July 17, 2011

Nothing is quite what it seems in the exhibition Home: Dream Home, and yet everything is indeed exactly what it is.

A globe-shaped pendant lamp by Ernesto Oroza sparkles like glass. It’s actually layers — many layers — of Scotch tape, and at the same time, a fully functioning light fixture . (It’s called, whimsically enough, Little Havana Lampshade.)


Home: Dream Home, on view through Aug. 13 at Praxis International Art, is a showhouse like no other. Though it’s a gallery exhibition, you can touch, sit on or in the case of the “fur’’ rug — roll around on the art.

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Guerra de la Paz in group show at Praxis International, NY

July 28 – September 10, 2011

Praxis International, NY

541 West 25th Street
New York, NY 10001

tel 212 772 9478

Summer Hours Mon-Fri 10-6PM

This year’s summer show is filled with a variety of works of all different mediums.  Intricate patterns, diverse textures and the use of color,transparency and glossy finishes make the work of these artists exquisite and amusing.

Intertwined fabrics are suspended in an apparent empty space, oil drippings and collaged paper, flowers, buttons and clay, characterize the physical structure of the work of David Antonio Cruz and Nina Surel. The Miami-based duo Guerra de la Paz also resorts to the use of fabrics.
Recycled clothing is the medium of choice to explore the manipulation of textiles that breathe new life to these rescued remains. The properties of fibers, yarn and dies in textile design, are translated to wood, resin, pencil, and stickers by Nancy Saleme. Similarly, Firelei Baez evokes popular traditions of the Caribbean in a delicate use of gouache, watercolor, and thin lines of ink on paper in beautifully painted patterns.

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Home: Dream Home at Praxis, Miami

From Jul 9 through Aug 13, 2011.

Praxis International Art

2219 NW 2nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33127


Home: Dream Home is a diverse group of works by some of the most cutting edge artists currently living and working in Miami (and a couple of out of town guests). The exhibition is a reflection of a dream home with all the manifestations of furniture and décor placed within a gallery setting.

Home: Dream Home is assembled by Grela Orihuela, Executive Producer of Wet Heat Project, the Miami-based company that produces original films, events, and web destinations about contemporary artists and art professionals, such as wetheat.tv, miamiHeights, and HOTBED Miami.

Featured artists include Troy Abbott, Nicholas Arehart, Loriel Beltran, BooksIIII Bischof, Brian Burkhardt, Teresa Diehl, Natasha Duwin, Brian Gefen, Enrique Gomez de Molina, Guerra de la Paz, Graham Hudson, Jessica Latino, Michael Loveland, Elena Lopez-Trigo, Emmett Moore, Gean Moreno, Paul Myoda, Laz Jade, Ernesto Oroza, Jose Felix Perez, Gavin Perry, Bert Rodriguez, David Rohm, Moises Sanabria, Kristen Thiele, Mette Tommerup, Kyle Trowbridge, TYPOE, Tatiana Vahan, Dan Walker, Agustina Woodgate and Daniel Young.