Paolo Almario is a Colombian artist based in Saguenay, Quebec. In 2014, he completed a Master's degree in Arts from the University of Quebec at Chicoutimi (UQAC). His work has been supported by the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ) and the Canada Council for the Arts. In 2018, he received the CALQ Award - Creator of the Year in Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean. Almario’s work has been exhibited in Canada, Colombia, Italy, Belgium and France. Within his practice, Paolo Almario uses digital technologies to collect, analyze, codify, process and transform samples of reality into a plurality of artistic forms. By prioritizing installation, software art, and electromechanical art, he explores the relationship between the individual and structures of power, exploring notions of identity, space-time and socio-politics.
Photo by: Patrick Simard