Raul Moarquech Ferrera-Balanquet is an interdisciplinary artist, writer, curator and Fulbright scholar.
Ferrera-Balanquet has exhibited at BE.BOP, Ballhaus Naunynstraße, Berlin, Germany; the Queens Museum of Art, New York; the Nasher Museum, Duke University; Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California; 33ro Festival Internacional Cervantino, Leon, Mexico; Exit Art Gallery, New York City; Alchemy Projects, MAAP Festival, Australia; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Museo de Arte Actual, Bogota, Colombia; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Centro de Cultura Contemporanea, Barcelona, Spain among others.
His writings have appeared in Caribbean InTransit, Issue 4, Virgina, USA; Social Text Journal / Periscope, New York; Inter Art Actuel, No. 111, Quebec, Canada; Bienal de La Habana Para leer, Universitat De Valancia, Spain; IDEA arts + society, #39, Cluj, Romania; Public No. 40, Toronto, Canada; Escaner Cultural, Santiago de Chile, Chile; Integración y Resistencia en la Era Global, Evento Teórico Décima Bienal de La Habana, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wilfredo Lam, La Habana, Cuba; Vídeo en Latinoamérica: Una visión crítica, Editorial Brumaria, Madrid; Circus Reader, Melbourne, Australia; and Felix: A Journal of Media Arts and Communication, New York.
In addition to a Fulbright Fellowship, Ferrera-Balanquet has been awarded grants from The Prince Claus Foundation, FOECAY, US/Mexico Cultural Fund, The Australian Network of Art and Technology, the National Endowment for the Arts and The Lyn Blumenthal Video Foundation. Ferrera-Balanquet was born in Havana, Cuba in 1958. He has an MFA in intermedia arts and video from the University of Iowa. He is currently a PhD Candidate at the Romance Studies Department, Duke University.