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THE YEAR OF FRED FOREST IN BRAZIL OR THE YEAR OF FRANCE IN BRAZIL !
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Fred Forest, surely the most famous French contemporary artist in Brazil, will be very present in regards to the Year of France in Brazil, with five leading projects endorsing the official labelling.  Fred Forest, uncontested innovator in different domains ( Video-art, press experiences, telephone, radio, television, internet , second life…) has obtained the Communication Great Prize at the XIIth Biennale of  Sao Paulo  in 1973. Because of his contestation and repeated criticism against the military government in place at the time, he is being arrested by the political police and put into the DOPS, a torture department  sadly known. This historical action still accounts for a great popularity until today.

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