Born in Havana, Cuba (1959)
Marta María Pérez Bravo studied at San Alejandro Academy of Fine Arts and the Higher Institute of Art (ISA), Havana, Cuba. She moved to Mexico in 1995.
She is known for her black-and-white self-portraits in which she often uses her body as the central subject, as well as for her staged images. She has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Cuba, Colombia, Mexico, Spain, and the United States. In 1989, she represented Cuba at the III Havana Biennial. Recent exhibitions include Art vs. Fetishism or The Utility of Idolatry (2017) and Multiple Choice: Collective Exhibition of Prints and Multiples, Pan American Art Projects, Miami, FL (2018). She has received several awards including the John Simon Fellowship from the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York, and two grants from the National Fund for Culture and the Arts, Mexico.
She lives in Mexico.