Faculty Associate at the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice
Manuel Pina B is an artist, pedagog, and social and spiritual activist. His research adopts spirituality+technology as a key intra relation to elucidate present realities and challenges, and imagine new forms of life and Justice.
His work explores digital imaging technologies and transmedia languages to investigate their role in the creation of our presents, and their generative potentials to enable new sensibilities, ways of life and community.
Pina is co-founder of the Newtribes School, an online and land-based global network of healers, teachers and cultural and software activists working towards the preservation and dissemination of ancestral wisdoms and languages from around the globe.
Pina was born in Havana. Graduated as mechanical engineer in Vladimir, Russia, in 1983. Began exhibiting his art in 1992. He has been a professor at AHVA since 2004.
His work has been exhibited in the Americas and Europe including the Havana Biennale, the Estambul Biennale, Kunsthalle Vienna, Grey Gallery, N.Y., LACMA, U.S.A., Dorsky Gallery, N.Y., DAROS Museum, Zurich.
Contemporary Images, Technology and Justice