Professor, Art and Technology Studies (1997). Education: BA, 1985, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro; MFA, 1990, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; PhD, 2003, University of Wales, Great Britain. Exhibitions: Kac’s work has been exhibited internationally at venues such as Pompidou Center, Paris; MAXXI-Museum of XXI Century Arts, Rome; Mori Art Museum, Tokyo; Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid; Power Station of Art, Shanghai; and Seoul Museum of Art, Korea. Kac's work has been showcased in biennials such as Yokohama Triennial, Japan; Biennial of the End of the World, Ushuaia, Argentina; Gwangju Biennale, Korea; Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil; International Triennial of New Media Art, National Art Museum of China, Beijing; and Bienal de Habana, Cuba. Collections: His work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Tate Modern, London; the Victoria & Albert Museum, London; Frac Occitanie—Regional collections of contemporary art, Les Abattoirs—Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Toulouse, France; the Museum of Modern Art of Valencia, Spain; the ZKM Museum, Karlsruhe, Germany; Art Center Nabi, Seoul; and the Museum of Contemporary Art of São Paulo, among others. Awards: Kac has received many awards, including the Golden Nica Award, the most prestigious award in the field of media arts and the highest prize awarded by Ars Electronica.
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