Liset Castillo


Cuban artist Liset Castillo photographs small intricate sculptural landscapes that imitate large architectural environments. Each image mimics suburban terrains in desolate conditions. Her photos are illusionistic in scale, allowing each model to become a full size, dramatic landscape that is seemingly vast and all encompassing. Castillo finished her education with de Ateliers in Amsterdam, and, since then, she has had exhibitions with the Black and White Gallery in Chelsea, Luis Adelantado Gallery in Miami and Volitant Gallery in Austin, Texas. In 2003, Castillo was featured with the 8th-annual Havana Biennial and received the Guggenheim Fellowship in 2004. That same year, ArtForum published an article discussing Castillo’s work in relation to the Havana Biennial.