April – May 2022
Helena Fernández-Cavada is a visual artist of Spanish descent currently based in Malmö, Sweden. She draws every day in order to pose questions and spend time with them, a process which Hannah Arendt called ‘understanding’, one that ranges from the questioning of established relationships to emerging contradictions as an attitude to life. She has been actively collaborating and engaging with the artist book and publishing fields, like in her last panel discussion, “Book Artists, so what?” a collaboration between artists and designers, Malmö Konsthalle and MABB.
She has recently participated in collective and solo shows at Marabouparken Konstahall (SE), Kronoghuset (SE); Galeria Arroniz, (MX); Casa Encendida. (ES); Index (SE); Museo del Chopo (MX); Casa del Lago (MX); Inter Arts Center (SE), Desiré Saint Phalle (MX). Her books Letters to my mother, The Sixth Hour, Pastimes and Soon will be late, had been launch in Museo Amparo (MX); Museo Carrillo Gil (MX); PS1 Art Book fair (USA); Laboratorio Arte Alameda (MX); Salon für Kunstbuch. 21er Haus (AUT), among others, but also in the public space. Fernández-Cavada is the recipient of several grants: EllenTrotzigs understöds och stipendiefond (SE); Nacional Grant for production INBA (MX), the Grant for production and research in arts and new media, Centro Multimedia (MX), Grant for Visual Arts CAM (ES) among others.