Sergio Zevallos: A Wandering Body

born 1962 in Lima; lives in Lima and Berlin

Sergio Zevallos studied from 1980 to 1982 at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Péru in Lima. 2003 he received the „Research Grant in Photography” of the Erna and Victor Hasselblad Foundation, Gothenburg.

Zevallos participated in numerous exhibitions at international art institutions such as ifa-Galerie in Stuttgart, Badischer Kunstverein in Karlsruhe, Museum Bochum, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, and Akademie der Künste in Berlin (1989, Todesbilder), Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart (2009, Subversive Practices), Museum der Moderne in Salzburg (2010, Collection Annette and Peter Nobel), White Box and El Museo del Barrio in New York, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid and Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo MUAC-UNAM, Mexico City (2012-13, Perder la forma humana), the 31st São Paulo Bienial (2014) and Secession in Vienna (2014, Utopian Pulse – Flares in the Darkroom).

Zevallos has taught seminars at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, the Universidad Autónoma de México, the Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts, and the Free University of Berlin. His work forms part of important collections such as those of the Museum Bochum in Bochum, Germany, Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen, Denmark, Peter Nobel Collection, Zurich, Switzerland, and the Museo de Arte de Lima, Peru. He lives in Berlin and Lima.

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