One of the best known contemporary Chilean young painter in Berlin, Francisco José Perez, known in the art-scene as TOTEM, was born in 1978 in Santiago de Chile.
He began his artistic career as an theater actor, it is in 2002 when hi comes to Berlin and immersed himself into the city well known “subcultures”, nowdays works and exhibits at his Atellier / Gallery “Subsuelo” located in the district of Kreuzberg.
The range of his art form is widely distributed. Painting, installations, lighting objects, sculptures and working with recycled materials are below its art forms, as well as largescale murals in public spaces. His paintings have been exhibited in different countries, among others, Mexico, Chile, France, Spain, Slovenien,Hungary and Germany.