Born Ernesto Saboia de Albuquerque Neto in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he now lives and works.
First solo exhibition held at Petite Galerie, Rio de Janeiro.
Produces his first Colônias, groups of sculptures made of polmymide stockings filled with lead spheres.
Awarded the Prêmio Brasília de Artes Plásticas.
Exhibits at the Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo.
Studies at Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage and at the Museu de Arte Moderna in Rio de Janeiro.
First solo exhibitions outside Brazil.
Participates in the Gwangju Biennale in South Korea.
Begins to include the element of smell in his sculptures, filling translucent fabrics with colorful aromatic spices.