Amilcar Packer

Amilcar Packer was born in Santiago de Chile in 1974 and lives and works in São Paulo. In 1999, he graduated in Philosophy from the Universidade de São Paulo. He studied with Eduardo Brandão from 1988 to 2001 at the independent art school Terceiro Andar. His recent solo exhibitions include Entre, Usina do Gasômetro, Porto Alegre, Brazil (2009), Polisemiose at the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, São Paulo (2006) and Grave at Galeria Vermelho, São Paulo (2005). His work has been featured in many recent group shows such as the 2nd Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece (2009), Tipos móviles in the 2nd Trienal Poligráfica de San Juan, San Juan, Porto Rico (2009), Farewell to Post-Colonialism Third Guangzhou Triennial, Time Museum/Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China (2009), Interrogating Systems, CIFO Grants and Commissions Exhibition, Miami (2008), Geração da Virada, Instituto Tomie Ohtake, São Paulo (2006), Con los Ojos del Otro, Centro Cultural de España, Montevideo (2006), and the Sydney Biennale (2004).

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