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(São Paulo / SP, 1960 - 2010) Zarif’s work involved visual arts, theater, music, video and literature. In 1982 he held his first solo exhibition, at Gabinete Fotográfico, at Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo. In 1983, he held exhibitions at MASP and a video installation at the Museu de Imagem e Som. In the following years, he held exhibitions, shows and musical projects at SESC Pompeia, Espaço das Artes, Centro Cultural Sao Paulo and MASP. From 1989 to 1997, he had several solo exhibitions at Galeria Millan, participated in events at Casa das Rosas and had a solo exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro. In 1998, he held a large exhibition at Maison Des Arts André Malraux, in Créteil, France, which contained works he had completed over the last 10 years. In 2009, he participated in an event at Espaço Tom Jobim, at the Botanical Garden in Rio de Janeiro. In 2011, the artist’s family began the Fernando Zarif Project, aiming to catalogue, preserve and disseminate his work. Located in São Paulo, the project houses a personal library, as well as documents, photographs and writings.

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