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Alfredo Jaar

Born in 1956

Lives and works in New York City, United States


Born in 1956 and based in New York City, Alfredo Jaar is a Chilean-born artist, architect, photographer, and filmmaker. Experimenting with these different mediums, he often brings these components together in installations, tackling the intricacies of socio-political currents and the parameters of war. Ricocheting between these elements, neon text-based works might imbue a series of photographs with hues of red or amber, or a film may trickle audio into the space. Impactful and poetic, collectiv...Read more