Jorge Macchi was born in 1963 in Buenos Aires, Argentina where he continues to live and work. Since the mid-1980s, his work has been shown throughout the Americas and Europe. In 2001, he was the recipient of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship. In 2003, Macchi’s work was included in both the 4ª Bienal do Mercosul in Porto Alegre, Brazil and the 8th Istanbul Biennial. He has been included in numerous museum exhibitions such as “Brave New Worlds,” the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2007); “It’s the End of the World as We Know it,” Kunsthalle Mulhouse Centre d’Art Contemporain, Mulhouse (2010) and “All of this and nothing.” Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2010). In 2011, Macchi’s work was included in the 11th Biennale de Lyon and the 12th Istanbul Biennial. Solo exhibitions include: “The Anatomy of Melancholy,” 6ª Bienal do Mercosul, Porto Alegre and Blanton Museum of Art, Austin (2007); “Piscina,” Inhotim Centro de Arte Contemporânea, Brumadinho (2009); “Crónicas Eventuales,” Galería Ruth Benzacar, Buenos Aires (2010). In 2011 Macchi was the subject of a survey exhibition “Music Stands Still” at S.M.A.K, Ghent. In 2005, Jorge Macchi, in collaboration with Edgardo Rudnitzky, represented Argentina at the Venice Biennale. His installation for the 2012 Liverpool Biennial, Refraction ,will be exhibited in June in the Art Unlimited section of Art Basel.