Zulueta, Ricardo

Therapy IV, 60 x 40 inches, photo-performance still from Humane Society Series, 1987

Ricardo Zulueta (b. 1962, Havana): A multimedia artist and scholar who uses photography, performance, video, digital imaging, sculpture and/or installation, holds a Ph.D. from the Cinema and Interactive Media Department at the University of Miami and an M.F.A. in Visual Arts. Zulueta incorporates an interdisciplinary approach by crossing boundaries and adopting hybrid forms of investigation, interpretation, and representation. More recently, he has returned to the studio with his pseudo-ethnography photo-performance project titled Domesticated Homosapiens in Traditional Costume Circa Twenty-First Century (2010).  His work has been exhibited in national and international group and solo shows most notably at the Grey Art Gallery at New York University, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, the International Center for Photography in New York, New York, the Museo Alejandro Otero, in Caracas, the Smithsonian Institution, the Centro Reina Sofia Museum of Contemporary Art in Madrid and the Museo del Barrio in New York, among others. His work has been published in many journals and periodicals including Artforum, Flash Art, Interview Magazine, Village Voice, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times and The New Yorker.  He has received grants from the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts and the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts. (Cintas for art, 1991-92)

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