About the artist
1974: Was born in Santiago de Chile
1982: Moves to Brasil
Degree in philosophy and visual artist, co-director of Capacete Entretenimentos. Amilcar Packer was born in Santiago de Chile in 1974 and moved to Brazil in 1982. When he came to Ch.ACO, it was his first return in years. "I usually say that we have our story in our own body, the body gets confused with the history of Latin America, ie the displacement of people by the dictatorships in Latin America produce this kind of story," says the artist, from father Brazilian and French mother, both exiled in Chile for political reasons. "Back here has been very exciting."