Juan Downey

1940 - 1993

Chilean artist, pioneer of video-art and video-installation in the 70's.

​Arquitect from the Catholic University of Chile with later studies at the SW Hayter's 17 Workshop in Paris and at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York.

​Downey focused on the social drama that affect individual rights and national sovereignty, openly opposing the United States imperialism during the Cold War.

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Santiago, Chile