Yoan Capote (1977, Pinar del Río, Cuba)
Yoan Capote is a graduate of the Superior Institute of Art (ISA) in Havana, and an internationally renowned artist. He uses sculpture, painting, installation, photography, and video to create analogies between the visual poetry of inanimate objects and the intangible world of the mind. His work deals with the intimate and the personal, while investigating constructions that are based in power and difference. Capote is the recipient of numerous awards including the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship and a Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant. His work as been shown in solo shows and group exhibitions internationally and he is represented by galleries in Cuba, New York, London and Hong Kong.
The buoys are floating between Havana and Miami. –Yoan Capote