History, anthropolgy, and visual arts to Latin American subjects


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Leandro Katz is a visual artist, a writer, and a filmmaker mainly known for his films and his photographic intallations. He has been a member of the faculty at the School of Visual Arts at Brown University, and at William Paterson Univesity. His works include long-term projects that incorporate history, anthropology, and visual arts to Latin American subjects. He has produced seventeen films and published several books. He has recevied funding from The Guggenheim Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation, The National Endowment for the Arts, The Jerome Foundation, the New York State council of the Arts, and The Hubert Bals Fund.


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Born  Argentina, 1938

Education  Graphic Arts (Pratt Institute, New York, U.S.A.)

Awards Grants & Commissions Award from CIFO (2015), National Endowment for the Arts (U.S.A.,1995, 1992), The Rockefeller Foundation (U.S.A.,1993), The Hubert Bals Fund/Rotterdam International Film Festival (Netherlands, 1993), Jerome Foundation (U.S.A., 1993, 1982), New York State Council on the Arts (U.S.A., 1992), New York State Council on the Arts (U.S.A., 1990), Guggenheim Memorial Foundation (U.S.A., 1980)

Selected Exhibitions Henrique Faría Fine Art New York (U.S.A.), Gwangju Biennale (South Korea), PROA (Argentina), 11x7 Gallery (Argentina), Nora Fisch Gallery (Argentina), Galería D21 (Chile), Museo Tamayo (Mexico), Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (Spain), Wesleyan University Connecticut (U.S.A.), Espacio Fundación Telefónica (Argentina), Perez Art Museum Miami (U.S.A.)



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