Fernando Casasempere was born in Santiago, Chile, in 1958. He studied ceramics and sculpture in Barcelona in the 1980s, returning to Chile in 1986. He has been based in London since 1997. Casasempere’s work has been exhibited internationally since the 1980s. Recent solo exhibitions include Out of Sync, Somerset House, London (2012), Falla Ideológica, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (MAC), Santiago (2012) and Bricks and Mortar, New Art Centre, Roche Court, Salisbury (2011). Casasempere’s work is in international collections including the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago, the Museum of Fine Art, Boston and the Harvard Art Museums in Cambridge, MA. In 2016 Casasempere mounted a major exhibition at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Santiago.