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Jac Leirner (b.1961, Sao Paulo) based in Sao Paulo, creates installations, collages and sculptures with everyday objects to analyze social and representational systems. In 1992, she participated in the Documenta 9 in Kassel, 1994 at the Biennale of Sao Paulo, in 1990 and 1997 at the Venice Biennale, 2000 at the Havana Biennale, in 2005 and 2015 at the Bienal do Mercosul in Porto Alegre. Jac Leirner studied at the Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado in São Paulo and was a scholarship holder at the Walker Art Center and the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten in Amsterdam.

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