(c) Solveig Font Martinez

Solveig Font Martinez

Artistic Freedom

Solveig Font Martinez​ is a Havana-based curator, independent producer, and director of the independent space for visual arts called, Avecez Arts Space in Havana, Cuba. She is a core member of the 27N Movement for Artistic Freedom in Cuba.

From 2004 to 2012, Font was an advising specialist to Gallery Villa Manuela in Havana, from 2012 to 2013 she was a specialist of the Association of Visual Arts of UNEAC, and from 2013 to 2015 she was curator at Fábrica de Arte Cubano. In 2014, Font started the alternative project Avecez Art Space where she invites curators, artists, and friends to exhibit in the space of a private house. Since then, there have been numerous exhibitions, conferences, workshops, and meetings with artists and curators from various parts of the world at Avecez Art Space. Beginning in 2016, Font has worked to produce exhibitions with a special focus on supporting curators and artists who do not have sufficient resources to produce exhibitions.

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