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Irene V. Small

Irene V. Small

(b Recife, March 21, 1949). Brazilian multimedia and correspondence artist, film maker, and poet.

His early work of the mid- to late 1960s consisted of drawing, painting, and printmaking as well as poetry influenced by the Brazilian Poesia Concreta and Poema Processo movements. In ...

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Mexican, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in France.

Born 1959, in Mexico City.

Installation artist. Multimedia.

Computer Art (Fractal Art).

Miguel Chevalier studied in Paris at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs and the École Nationale des Beaux-Arts. Chevalier works using a variety of materials and media, the most important of which is a computer. Using images taken from the press he reprocesses these on computer, creating an 'inexhaustible and fabulous dictionary of forms and colours that makes the image shine out, modifying it and regenerating it...'. The idea of appropriating, transforming and recycling an image is not new in itself but here the computer's graphical capabilities of expression are exploited to the full; the cibachromes produced are presented in the form of boxes that recall television screens and sometimes function in pairs or groups....

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Milan Ivelić

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...

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Milan Ivelić

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 ...

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Brazilian, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 1959, in Rio de Janeiro.

Installation artist. Multimedia.

Flores studied at the Düsseldorf academy and lives and works in Rio de Janeiro. She uses a wide range of materials and objects and also creates multimedia installations. She works with signs, dream signs, signs of the passing of time and of experience. She began by working in carbon and plaster, making use of the effect of materials. In ...

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Brazilian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1954, in Rio de Janeiro.

Installation artist. Multimedia.

Emil Forman studied at the C.P.A. (Centre for Art Research) with Ivan Serpa in Rio de Janeiro between 1971 and 1973. He lives in Rio de Janeiro.

Forman has taken part in collective exhibitions. At the 9th Paris Biennale in ...

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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 ...

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Susan Snodgrass

Chicago-based multimedia artist, poet and theorist. Kac’s pioneering works lie at the intersection of telecommunications and biotechnology, forging new, hybrid forms that merge biological processes and new media. Early works include body-based performances, holopoetry (Kac’s invented form of visual poems using holography; see Hologram), robotics and innovative online projects at the Web’s infancy....

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Argentinian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in the USA.

Born 12 December 1946, in Buenos Aires.

Installation artist, video artist. Multimedia.

Conceptual Art.

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 ...

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Brazilian, 20th – 21st century, female.

Active also active in Austria.

Born 1958, in São Paulo.

Sculptor (mixed media). Multimedia.

Conceptual Art.

In 1978, Inès Lombardi studied at the São Paulo fine arts academy and from 1980 to 1985 at the mural art academy in Vienna. With the help of photographs, she poses questions about the presentation and representation of art work. Since ...