Enrique RAMIREZ (1979, Chile) studied music, audio-visual communication and film in Chile before joining the postgraduate master's course in contemporary art and new media at Le Fresnoy – Studio National des Arts Contemporains in Tourcoing. In 2014, he won the Discovery prize of Les Amis du Palais de Tokyo in Paris. His work has since been shown in major art centres worldwide. In 2017, Ramirez was invited to the 57th Biennale in Venice.
(selection) Aliados (2003, instal), Look (2003, short), 1929-1959 (2004, instal), Mémoires à lieu (2005, instal), Regard (2005), Un Lieu (2005, instal), Un lugard (2005, instal), Normandie (2006, short), Imágenes de una memoria (short, 2006), Paisaje (2007, instal), Pista central (2007, instal), Questions (2007, short), Brises/Breezes (2008, short), Tafel (2011, instal), Cruzar un muro/Crossing a Wall (2012, short), Océan/Ocean (2013, instal), Un hombre que camina (2014, short), Pacifico (2014, short), Los durmientes (2014, short), La Gravedad (2015, short), Une histoire sans destin/A Story Without Destiny (2018, mid-length)
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Enrique Ramirez at IFFR
Ramirez grew up under the dictatorship in Chile, in his mother’s arms. She told him that, paradoxically, it was the happiest period of her life.
Through perfect command of his audiovisual techniques, Grecu literally creates a colossal geographic life form from nothing.
Une histoire sans destin
Stories of conquests and utopias meet in a tale set in the inter-tidal zone.