After receiving a B.Sc. in Physical Chemistry from Concordia University in Montreal, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, born in Mexico in 1967, developed an interest in electronic arts. He presented his works in many major events, including the commemorations of the Millennium Celebrations Mexico (1999), the Cultural Capital of Europe Festival in Rotterdam (2001), the celebrations of Europe’s expansion in Dublin (2004), as well as the 50th anniversary of the Guggenheim museum in New York in 2009. In 2003, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer received the Artist/Performer of the Year Rave Award from Wired magazine. He also won two BAFTA British Academy Awards for Interactive Art in London, in 2002 and 2005, and the prize for the best installation at the International Digital Media Awards of Toronto in 1996.
In 2007, Lozano-Hemmer was the first artist to officially represent Mexico at the 52nd Venice Biennale. In 2018, he had major solo exhibitions at the Amorepacific Museum of Art in Seoul and at the Contemporary Museum of Art in Montreal among others. His work forms part of several major museums' collections. The artist lives and works between Montreal and Madrid.
ZERO NOON,, 2013
Mixed media, computer, software, HD display, metal enclosure
Ed. of 12 + 2AP
43 x 43 x 10 cm