Sabato Visconti

SOS Panelist: Visual Artist, Former DACA recipient

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Sabato Visconti is an award-winning new media artist and photographer based n Western Massachusetts. Born in São Paulo, Brazil, and raised in Miami, he went on to earn a B.A. in Political Science from Amherst College. Sabato’s work looks to reconfigure understandings of photography and digital media by examining subjects caught inside systems that malfunction and decay. 

In 2011, Sabato began experimenting with glitch processes in photographic media. Since then, his work with glitch and digital media has been exhibited throughout the world, including spaces like Tate Britain, ICA Boston, The SPRING/BREAK Art Show, LACDA, and the FILE Festival. His work has also appeared in TIME, Vogue,WIRED, The New York Times, AI-AP’s “Latin American Fotografia 4” Anthology, and in Photographer’s Forum’s annual “Best of Photography” books for eight straight years. Sabato’s series DACALOGUE, which explores immigration media through the DACA program, will be on view at the Stamps Gallery at the University of Michigan, as part of their “Border Control: Traversing Horizons in Media Practice” exhibition, September 20 through November 10.