American installation artists, active also in Puerto Rico. Jennifer Allora (b Philadelphia, 20 March 1974) graduated with a bachelor’s degree in art from the University of Richmond, Virginia (1996) and Guillermo Calzadilla (b Havana, Cuba, 10 Jan 1971) graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Escuela de Artes Plastica in San Juan, Puerto Rico (...
Sofia Hernández Chong Cuy
Uruguayan, 20th – 21st century, male.
Active in Sweden from 1974.
Born 1948, in Montevideo.
Painter, installation artist.
Between 1978 and 1981, Carlos Capelan studied at the Grafikskolan Forum in Malmö. He has been awarded numerous bursaries in Sweden, by the Pratt Institute of New York in ...
Paraguayan, 20th – 21st century, male.
Born 1964, in Itauga Guazù.
Painter, draughtsman, engraver, film producer, video artist.
Enrique Collar entered the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes Manuel Belgrano in Buenos Aires in 1988. Since 1997 he has produced audiovisual works including videos like El Presente...
Brazilian, 20th – 21st century, female.
Born 1961, in Caxias do Sul.
Video artist, photographer.
Rochelle Costi lives and works in São Paulo and is known mainly for her photographs. She has participated in numerous collective exhibitions, including: Ultrabaroque: Aspects of Post-Latin American Art touring exhibition, Modern Art Museum, Fort Worth (...
Chilean painter, printmaker, draughtsman and video artist. He studied at the Escuela de Bellas Artes of the Universidad de Chile in Santiago (1961–5), at the Escuela de Fotomecánica in Madrid (1966), the Hochschule für Bildende Kunst in West Berlin (1967–9...
Chilean painter, printmaker and video artist. He studied architecture at the Universidad Católica de Chile in Santiago and printmaking at Taller 99, a workshop in Santiago run by Nemesio Antúnez, where he explored new technical methods for representing machine imagery and energy. In 1962 he travelled to Spain and then to Paris, where he studied at ...
Brazilian, 20th – 21st century, male.
Born 1958, in Fortaleza.
Painter, installation artist. Multimedia.
José Guedes is a self-taught artist and lives and works in Fortaleza. He uses photographic images and video in his work. In the video installation he showed at the Capc, Musée d'Art Contemporain in Bordeaux in ...
Uruguayan, 20th – 21st century, male.
Born 1949, in Montevideo.
Painter, sculptor, engraver. Figures, genre scenes, interiors.
The son of Basque immigrant parents, Ignacio de Iturria studied design and painting. He married in 1977 and moved to Spain, living in Barcelona in 1982. He returned to live in Montevideo from 1979 to 1982 and permanently in 1984....
Sarah Urist Green
Chilean architect, public interventionist, installation artist, photographer and filmmaker, active in the USA since 1982. He first studied architecture at the Universidad de Chile in Santiago, then filmmaking at the Instituto Chileno-Norteamericano de Cultura, Santiago, concluding in 1981. Throughout his career, Jaar has consistently endeavored to highlight and give visual form to complex ideas and incomprehensible tragedies. In over fifty projects he termed ‘public interventions’, Jaar conducted extensive research around the world to create site-specific works that reflect political and social realities near and far from his sites of exhibition. He created works—in gallery spaces and in public, often engaging spectator involvement—that harness and reappropriate the power of images through various and calculated strategies of representation....
Argentinian, 20th – 21st century, male.
Active in the USA.
Born 12 December 1946, in Buenos Aires.
Installation artist, video artist. Multimedia.
In 1958, David Lamelas had his first moment of aesthetic epiphany before Velázquez's The Maids of Honour ( Las Meñinas) in the Prado. He studied at the Buenos Aires fine arts academy ...