Events & Exhibitions

Abel Barroso: Upgrading

April 16 - May 17, 2019

Born in the small western Cuban city of Pinar del Río in 1971, Barroso, who now lives and works in Havana, studied at the Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana and was included in Cuba’s official Pavilion during the 2017 Venice Biennale. His work, while developing across different series, consistently explores how global pressures and technologies impact even those individuals who don’t have full access to their potencies. For the Thompson Gallery exhibition, Barroso will showcase two series that have particular resonance in Silicon Valley and California; each reveal his ironical response to their continuing impact on our lives. Read More