Max Sir, GENERAL DIRECTION AND DESIGN
MAX SIR is an international artist, originally from Chile and currently based in New York City. Painter, writer, theatre director, actor and photographer, this multifaceted artist has developed his artwork in New York, Moscow, Berlin, Costa Rica, Washington DC, London, Athens, Paris and Saint Petersburg. He is the recipient of National Prize Awards for Painting in his native Chile. His solo exhibition " The Voices of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz", was a historical record of visitors and sales this past 2016 at the IDB Gallery in Washington, DC. His writing also has international recognition; his theatre piece "The Book of Complaints" was awarded a place at the international program Cimientos for the development of new avant-garde theatre, by IATI Theatre in New York City. His latest theatre piece, ALICIA, had it’s world premiere and first season this past February in Teatro Espressivo, the most important private theatre in Central America (Costa Rica). Alicia was conceived, directed, co-written and designed by Max Sir and it's framed in the project PROYECTO ALICIA, consisting of this theatre piece, a series of paintings and the creation and publication of a collection of Art Books. Recently, as an actor, Max played the lead role in the internationally awarded play “Lo que Kurt Cobain se llevó”, for the Hispanic Theatre Festival in New York City. Max is a Licentiate in Fine Arts and Professor of Fine Arts from the University of Playa Ancha (Universidad de Playa Ancha de Ciencias de la Educación, Chile); he holds a diploma in Cultural and Arts Management and complimentary studies in Architecture from the University of Valparaiso (Chile); he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Acting from the Catholic University of Chile (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile). Next exhibitions of his work will take place in Berlin, Prague, Athens, Italy and Paris.