Eduardo Gil was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
He completes Meteorology studies and is a Commercial Airplane Pilot. He studies the career of Sociology at the University of Buenos Aires of which he
desists lacking for four subjects.
-Make his first solo show in Buenos Aires Angelus Gallery
-He began his vast teaching career at the Faculty of Psychology of theUniversity of Buenos Aires and at the Cine Club Buenos Ayres.
-Participate in and photograph El Siluetazo, one of the most relevant aesthetic-political actions in the history of the continent.
-He participates in the founding of the NAF (Nucleus of Photographic Authors)
-Initiates (argentina) assay that will culminate in 2000.
-He begins his extensive journey as Curator with the exhibition "Argentine Photographers" at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Curitiba, Brazil. View cured exhibitions
-First international invitation as curator and lecturer, to the VI NationalPhotography Week in Ouro Preto, Brazil
-He directs as Curator, for four years, FotoEspacio, the Permanent Photo-gallery of the Centro Cultural Ciudad de Buenos Aires (current Centro Cultural Recoleta). During his tenure, prominent names on the international scene and emerging talents who have their first opportunity are exhibited here.
-He joins the Black Star Agency in New York, EEUU, to whose staff he belongs for twenty years
-Prologue the book of photographs by Oscar Pintor published by Editorial La Azotea.
-Jean-Claude Lemagny acquires several of his works for the Collection of the Bibliothèque nationale de France.
-Participate as an exhibitor and lecturer at the FotoFest in Houston, EEUU. The invitation will be reiterated in 1994.
-Conference at the University of Enschede, Holland: "Argentine photography from its origins to today."
-Make a solo show of his work in the Fotogaleria del Teatro General San Martín in Buenos Aires
-Generates El Corte, group urban intervention, then postal action and finally participatory exhibition.
-Exhibitor and lecturer at Fotogalerie Kulturamt Friedrichshain, Berlin, Germany.
He gives a lecture on Argentine photography at Throckmorton Fine Arts, New York, USA.
-Invited by David Foster, he exhibits his work at the Nortlight Gallery-Arizona State University, Arizona, USA.
-In December, he performs Merry Christmas!, an aesthetic action in the urban space, wallpapering the city of Buenos Aires with premonitory posters of the profound economic and political debacle that would unleash the following year in Argentina.
-Editorial Cuarto 14 publishes his first book, (argentina). Summary of the essay carried out between 1985 and 2000, which constitutes a visual metaphor for Argentina after the military dictatorship.
Jury at the National Salon of Visual Arts of the Secretary of Culture of theNation (also in 2006)
-Receives the Award for Teaching Career granted by the Argentine Association of Art Critics and the International Association of Art Critics.
-Write the prologue for the catalog of the first edition of Buenos Aires Photo: Arte y Fotografia.
-He exhibits Paisajes/Landscapes for the first time at the Recoleta Cultural Center in Buenos Aires and in the same year at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Santiago de Chile.
-Invited to the First Latin-American Forum on Photography organized by the Itaú Cultural Institute, São Paulo, Brazil.
-Presents his first video, NosOtros, lasting two hours, at the Recoleta Cultural
Center in Buenos Aires.
-Editorial La Marca de Buenos Aires and VVV Gallery publish their work Praesagïum
-He begins his series Señas personales, a performance work in which he documents his irruption into the landscape, which he modifies, building monuments in which he inscribes his genetic trace.
-He is invited to exhibit his work at Newtopia - The State of Human Rights in
-He is invited by Cuauhtémoc Medina to exhibit at the MUAC Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo de México.
He publishes Imágenes de la ausencia. El Siluetazo, Buenos Aires, 1983 book published by the UNTREF University of Tres de Febrero, and prefaced by Estela de Carlotto, Ana Longoni and Florencia Battiti.
-It is reissued (argentina) in the Argentine Photographers Collection, Dilan
-Invited by Georges Didi-Huberman to participate in the exhibition
-Participate in the exhibition "Contradiction and Continuity: Photographs from Argentina, 1865-2015". Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, EEUU.
-Participate in the exhibition "Uprisings". MUAC University Museum of Contemporary Art, Mexico DF. Mexico.
-Receives in recognition of the trajectory of him in the fight for Memory, Truth and Justice of the Provincial Commission for Memory, from the hands of the Nobel Peace Prize Adolfo Perez Esquivel.
-Invited to participate in Bienalsur 2021. He exhibits his recent work at the Palacio Dionisi Museum of Photography in the city of Córdoba and at the Paco Urondo Cultural Center of the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Buenos Aires