Alfredo Jaar (Santiago, Chile 1956) is an artist, architect and filmmaker. His work has been shown extensively around the world. He participated in the Venice, São Paulo, Sydney, Istanbul, Kwangju, Johannesburg and Sevilla Biennales as well as Documenta in Kassel. Important individual exhibitions include The New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York), Whitechapel and London Gallery (London), The Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago), Moderna Museet (Stockholm), MACRO (Rome), Fundacion Telefonica (Santiago), Musée des Beaux Arts (Lausanne). He lives and works in New York.