Aka Gag Ball, Visual artist & web performer, dedicated to documenting and portraying life, sexual practices and fantasies of the gay S&M underworld of Chile. Gherrë began as a self-taught photographer in 2007, but began formal education in 2009 - 2010.
Gag Ball is not just a photographic project; the show comes as a documentation of the neo gay generation sub-40 in Santiago, Chile. It is there where the social schemes mutate [positively] to a greater understanding of sexual experiences.
Since 2011 Sebastián has focused his methods on the use of obsolete, in decline formats; 120mm, 35mm, 10x8, 6x6, 6x7, Sheets FP-100c / FP-3000B and transfer handover Black/White.
Gherrë has worked for fashion campaigns such as AdeAntonio #11, Pola Thomson # 6. and he was the campaign manager in "Lost Queens" for Cannes 2015. August 2012, he is invited to display in OAKLAND in FEELMORE 510 GALLERY (California) together with artists of the standings of photographers BRUCE LA BRUCE and the Canadian film director GUY MADDIN
In 2011 he was selected as one of the 100 most important contemporary photographers and took part of THE TWIN BOOK, under the curatory of Beauty Lab DDZ (Spain) and in September 2013, he is invited to the independent “THE NY ART BOOK FAIR” (USA) thanks to his participation in “ THE PISS BOOK” edited by Kris Harzinski and for “LE GROS MONSIEUR “ edited by Vincent Passerat. In 2015 Ball returns to participate with four new photos from his new series called "Ball-Penthouse"
In 2016 presents his first solo exhibition " HDA" at AFA Gallery, With a good reception in magazines, tv shows and excellent reviews of newspapers and the world of contemporary art.
Ball : has had his work displayed in well renowned galleries and has worked for international photography magazines such as UP&COMING (Canada) and CONJUNTION (Switzerland). Since 2010 Sebastián has been published in important magazines and digital media such as
BUTT (Netherlands) UP&COMING (Canada) FACTS (France) POUSTA (Chile) NEW YOUNG WORLD MAG (Japan) NEWS PAPER ( New York) THO (Italy) CONJUNTION (Switzerland) LITTLE JOE (SPAIN) GALIO ( Chile ) LE GROS MONSIEUR (France) DEBRIS MAG ( Argentina) TICKET TO HELL (USA) HOMTR3 ( Chile ) GORGEOUS DAILY (Spain) CATCH FIRE (Germany) ANORMAL MAG (Chile) AMY&PINK (Germany) THE YOUTH QUAKE (Chile) A:MAG (Argentina) TORONTO NEWPAPERS (Canada) MUD MAGAZINE (Chile) GORGEOUS MAGAZINE (Spain) REVISTA G (Chile) MORBO (Colombia) ABOUT SANTIAGO ( Chile) ATLAS (Chile) CINCUENTA MÁS ( Chile) GENTE RARA (Venezuela) TROPIC (Chile)
Currently Gherrë is working on his second solo exhibition "Love Song " under support of Yael Rosenblut Gallery, one of the most important contemporary art galleries in his country. Also, he is within the list of new 22 contemporary artists according to the Newspaper, NY 2016
Born in Buenos Aires and raised in Santiago - Chile, Sebastián Gherrë currently lives and works in Santiago
Sebastián Gherrë is represented by:
Yael Rosenblut Gallery / www.yaelrosenblut.com
GALERÍA AFA / www.galeriaafa.com
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