Pavel Méndez

Pavel Méndez Hernández (Cienfuegos, 1990) is a visual artist based in Havana, Cuba. He is interest in Time Base Arts and Immersive Media. 

He studied painting at the Professional Academy of Art “Benny Moré” in the City of Cienfuegos (2005-2009), and then at the University of the Arts, ISA (2011-2018), where he graduated with a degree in Visual Arts. He has taught editing and post-production workshops at the New Media Chair of the University of the Arts (ISA) and the Media Lab of the Alanus University (Bonn, Germany), as coordinator of the SenseLAB project.

His awards include the CEIBA Award at the Camagüey International Video Art Festival in 2015, a special mention in 2017, and the National Price of Curatorship in 2018. He has participated in the XI, XII, and XIII editions of the Havana Biennial and collective and personal exhibitions in important art centers in Havana; and in Germany, at the University of Arts and Social Sciences (Alanus Hochschule, Alter), the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne (KHM) and the Reinbeckhallen Gallery in Berlin.

Since 2019 he has been a member of the Postproduction Chair at the International Film School of San Antonio de los Baños (Artemisa, Cuba). There he has worked as a post-production assistant and has given lectures on expanded cinema.