Fredi Casco

Fredi Casco was born in 1967 in Asuncion, Paraguay, where he lives and works.

A visual artist, writer and director, Fredi Casco is also editor of the the South American magazine Sueño de la Razón. He co-founded El Ojo Salvaje (Month of Photography in Paraguay) and also of the independent publishing house Ediciones de la Ura in Asunción.

His work has been shown at Mercosur Biennial, Porto Alegre, Brazil (2001 and 2015); Bienal de Valencia, Spain (2007); Thessaloniki Biennial of Contemporary Art, Greece (2009); Bienal de La Havana, Cuba (2009); Venice Biennale, Italy (2013); BienalSur, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2019).

Main solo and group exhibitions include: Efecto Downey, Fundación Telefónica in Buenos Aires, Argentina (2006); America Latina, 1960-2013 Photographs, Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris (2013); La fascination des sirènes, Maison de L’Amerique Latine, Paris (2014); Conspiracy Theory. Centro de la Imagen, City of Mexico (2017); El retorno de los brujos. Los desastres de la guerra fría. Archivos Nacionales de Asunción, Paraguay (2017); Aura latente. Museo del Barro, Paraguay (2018); Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain. A Beautiful Elsewhere. Power Station of Art, Shanghai (2018); Postcards. News from a Dream World. Les Rencontres d’Arles, France (2019); Nous les Arbres. Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris (2019); Lo que brilla. Centro de la Imagen, City of Mexico (2019).

His works are part of permanent institutional collections including the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and Museo de la Republica Colombia, Bogota.

In 2013, Fredi Casco directed with Renate Costa the film Revuelta(s) for the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain.

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Current exhibition

  • Persistent Image - Rosângela Rennó - September 7-Octobre 10

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  • ARTBO - September 19-22
  • FIAC - October 17-20