Born in 1946. First gained international attention in the 1970s as an influential and often controversial figure in the West Coast body art, performance and Conceptual Art movements. In 1974, he began working with video, using it as an integral component of his performances, as well as for the documentation of his works and in the production of conceptual TV "commercials."
Copies of the works of Chris Burden
can be purchased and rented for exhibition in Montevideo.