In this talk, Chilean born artist Alfredo Jaar discusses how he generates debate through public intervention.
Alfredo Jaar is an artist, architect, and filmmaker who lives and works in New York. He was born in Santiago de Chile. His work has been shown extensively around the world. He has participated in the Biennales of Venice (1986, 2007, 2009), São Paulo (1987, 1989, 2010) as well as Documenta (1987, 2002) in Kassel. Important individual exhibitions
include The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, Whitechapel, London, and Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago as well as the Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome and Moderna Museet, Stockholm.
He has realized more than sixty public interventions around the world and more than thirty monographic publications have been published about his work. He became a Guggenheim Fellow in 1985 and a MacArthur Fellow in 2000.
This event is presented by Iniva in association with /A.R.I.A/ Artist Residency in Algiers and is part of Iniva’s Significant Voices series where guest speakers from the creative and cultural world generate space for new debates. Earlier talks in the series have included Emory Douglas and Yinka Shonibare.
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