Bachaco video installation & Cycle installation..
Juan Requena was born in Caracas, Venezuela. He has lived, studied, worked and exhibited in London, Lausanne, Florence, Paris, Berlin, Caracas, Mexico City, Shanghai, Mumbai and Miami. Through multiple media, he tells stories related to racial discrimination, post gender thinking, human relationships and our behavior in the natural habitat.
Juan obtained his Diplôme National Supérieur d'Arts Plastiques, from École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris, France in 2006. He was mentored by Christian Boltanski and they have collaborated and exhibited together in Paris and Venezuela. In 2012, he moved to Mumbai, India where he received his MFA from the Sir Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy School of Art. Since 2016 he lives and works in Miami.
Juan has exhibited at Colección Mercantil, Fundación Teléfónica and Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela; Artpace, San Antonio, U.S.A; Freies Museum Berlin, Germany and Passage de Retz, Paris, France, to name a few. He was part of the artist collective that exhibited at the inaugural Kochi-Muziris Biennale at Mattancherry Palace, Kochi, India in 2012 and has exhibited at the Tout Monde Festival 2019 in Miami presented by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the USA.