silvio FISCHBEIN: Argentinean, born in 1949, visual artist and filmmaker; he lives and works in Buenos Aires.
He graduated from the Buenos Aires University (UBA) as an architect in 1974 and as an Urban Planner in 1980. He is Consult Professor of the Buenos Aires University since 2015.
He participated in the creation and directed the Audiovisual Schools of ORT, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urbanism of the University of Buenos Aires, Faculty of Art of the National University of the Center
As a screenwriter and director he made 30 short films, 5 feature films and 2 video art. He got the George Meliès Prize from the Government of France in 1984
Since 1965, in the visual arts he made 40 solo exhibitions in the country and abroad, participated in salons and collective exhibitions. He was awarded a scholarship repeatedly by the Governments of Canada and France.He got twice the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Support, 2015 and 2018. In 2021 he obtained the 1st. place in the 26 Biennial of Textile Art, Argentina
He repeatedly chaired the Ibero-American Association of Audiovisual Schools and belonged to the executive committee of the International Association of Film and TV Schools, CILECT.
He currently chairs AAVRA, Association of Visual Artists of the Argentine Republic.