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Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

Mexican-Canadian, born 1967

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer (he/him/his) is a media artist who develops platforms for public participation in urban, digital, and performative spaces. He has had major solo exhibitions at Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Mexico (2020); Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC (2019); and the Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec, Canada (2019).

See more of Lozano-Hemmer's work at his website: lozano-hemmer.com

Despite all of the technology that is in our lives, I feel that we live in extremely solitary times. I think that the maximum objective of art, as American composer Frederic Rzewski said, is for people to come together.

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer (Mexican-Canadian, 1957). Level of Confidence, 2015. Face-recognition algorithms, computer, screen, and webcam. Installation at Montréal, Québec, Canada. Courtesy Antimodular Research. Photo: Antimodular Research.

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