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Fernando Velázquez

Born in 1970 in Uruguay
Lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil

Fernando Velázquez is a media artist. He works with video, installations, interactive, objects and audiovisual performances. He is PhD candidate in Communication and Semiotics at PUC-SP, and participate in exhibitions as the Mercosul Biennale (Brazil, 2009), Mapping Festival (Switzerland, 2011), WRO Biennale (Poland, 2011) and the Pocket Film Festival at Centre Pompidou (Paris, 2007). His work was honored with several distinctions as the Sergio Motta Prize for Art and Technology (Brazil, 2009), Locative Media (Brazil, 2008) and Artificial Life (Spain, 2008) among others. He use to give courses and workshops in public and private institutions and non-profits or independent organizations. Nowadays he teach in a post graduation course at FAAP University, São Paulo, Brazil. Lives and work in Sao Paulo.

2012 – Artificial Emotion Art and Technology Biennale, Itaú Cultural, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2012 – The Act of Seeing, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder – CO, USA
2012 – Solo Show / Zipper Gallery / Sao Paulo, Brazil
2011 – Solo Show / EAC – Contemporary Art Space, Montevideo, Uruguay
2011 – Mapping Festival, Geneva, Switzerland
2011 – Cerveira Biennale, Cerveira, Portugal
2011 – WRO Biennale, WRO Art Center, Wroclaw, Poland
2009 – 7th Mercosur biennial, Porto Alegre, Brazil
2009 – Fluid / Queens Museum of Art, New York, USA
2007 – 3th Pocket Films Festival, Pompidou, Paris, France

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