Juan Pablo Ballester (b. 1966, Camagüey): The Barcelona-based Ballester was a member of the Havana artists’ collective known as ABTV, whose conceptual work was influenced by post-modernist theories. He has become increasingly interested in photography and video art. In 1992, he moved to Spain, where he exhibits frequently. In 1997, he participated in the guerrilla performance piece Sudaca Enterprises with Coco Fusco and María Elena Escalona at ARCO 97 in Madrid. His work is in the permanent collections of the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Havana, the Ludwig Forum in Aachen and the Museo Nacional de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid. Ballester studied at the Instituto Superior de Arte de La Habana. (Cintas for art, 1998-99)

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