The Merger is a union of the artists Alain Pino, Mario Miguel González, and Niels Moleiro. Their sculptures are greatly influenced by the current economic, political, and social state of Cuba. Using popular icons and tools for their work, they are able to distort them and adapt them to new circumstances in order to highlight issues in culture and society. Sculpture is their strong point, as they have experimented with black steel, stainless steel, brass, aluminum, resin, glass, marble and wood. The Merger’s works are included in many public and private collections including the Phoenix Art Museum and the La Jolla Contemporary Art Museum.