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Germán Bobe     


  • Chilean-born artist, working in mixed media—video, film, photography, performance, painting, collage, sound and digital.Beginning in 2019 his artistic expression has focused on electronic, sound, and image technology in emerging media.


  • He spotlights ideas behind fundamental human experiences such as the human body and gender, in particular, the gender identity and gender expression of women, and LGBTQ+ people. Other topics present in his work are sexuality, race, ethnicity, religion, politics and Western colonialism.



  • One of his first videos is “The Teacher”, (La profesora), a work that is part of the permanent collection of the MoMA of NY.



  • Bobe has lived and studied in Libya, Italy, the Netherlands, the USA, and Argentina; countries that deeply influenced his artistic career. He currently lives and works in Santiago, Chile.



  • He has been featured on such shows and institutions as:


  • The Art Institute of Chicago; Chicago, USA

  • The London Festival of Moving Images; London, United Kingdom

  • The New York Film Festival at Lincoln Center; New York, USA

  • Museum of Modern Art – MOMA; New York, USA

  • Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (Queen Sofía National Museum Art Center); Madrid, Spain

  • Cannes Film Festival; Cannes, France

  • Cineteca Madrid; Madrid, Spain




  • For purchase of video for home or public viewing, please contact Video Data Bank in the link listed below:



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