"El performance es un signo de interrogación activo en la cultura actual. Es una idea en alto grado estimulante, poderosa, que dirige la atención a la realidad inmediata de la presencia del sujeto que se crea a si mismo ante los otros en actos".

 Elvira Santamaría

 

ELVIRA SANTAMARIA-TORRES

 

                                                                CURRICULUM VITAE

 

 

 

LIVE ART/ ART ACTION / PERFORMANCE ART:

urban actions, chamber performances, performance-installations, process art, exhibitions and interventions. 

 

                                                                                                      

Place and date of birth: Mexico City, January 25th, 1967

 

Contact:

Skype: santamariatorres

Elvirasantamaria@gmail.com

elvira_santamaria@hotmail.com

 

Actual address: Mexico e Irlanda del Norte

 

Web & links: 

http://elvirasantamariatorres.co.uk/

http://parabolasdedesalojoyregeneracion.tumblr.com/

http://www.elvirasantamariaperformanceart.blogspot.com/

https://www.facebook.com/slvira.santamaria

 

 

 

Studies:                

 

1990-1993: Painting studies in the Former School of Painting, Sculpture and Carving, la Esmeralda, Mexico City. 

2008-2009: Masters degree at Fine Arts and Design Universidad of Ulster.

 

 

Awards, grants and art residencies

 

2013

Member of the National System of Art Creators SNCA. CONACULTA-FONCA Mexico.
Artrakers, Awarding Creativity in Art & Conflict, nomination for the first price, Goldsmith University, London
2012

Artist Residency Burgdorf, Switzerland
2008-2009

Master degree scholarship, National Fund for Culture and Arts (FONCA) Mexico

2008

-Travel grant for China y Australia. Foreign Affairs Secretary of Mexico.
2007

-Art Residency Exchange Program Mexico-Colombia (FONCA- Culture Ministry of Colombia

2006

 -Arte x Todas Partes (Art Everywhere), Promotion of art works in Mexico City. Secretary of Culture of Mexico City

2002-Art Residency in La Chamber Blanche, “Mexico-Quebec residencies exchange program”, FONCA and CALQUE.

1997-1998

Jóvenes Creadores (Young Creators grant), FONCA, Mexico
1995-1996

Art Residency “Mexico-Canada residencies exchange program”. National Fund for

Culture and Arts (FONCA)
1994

First prize “Third Performance Art Festival. Ex-Teresa Arte, Alternativo”. Mexico City

 

 

 

 

Urban actions, Chamber performances, Performance-installations, Process art, Exhibitions and Interventions

 

2018

-Naming The Change. chamber performance. Evento Still. PS2 Gallery, Belfast

 

2017

The Names of the Ephemerals, chamber performance. BIPAF. Universidad de Ulster.

 

2016

Smoke Self-portrait London. SACRED: Homelands, Toynbee Studios, Londres.

Acción!Mad! En colaboración con Brian Patterson, Madrid

Parábola XI: Lutte pour la Paix - الكفاح من أجل السلام - Strijd voor de vrede - Striving for peace. SIGNALS/ L'art face à la terreur. Bruselas.

Victories are Short-lived exhibition, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast

Parable X- Process Concepción, Chile

Parable IX: Urban action at the Women’s Bridge, Buenos Aires

Parable IX -II: Process at the Gauchito Gil Sanctuary, Junin, Argentina

Parable IX -I: Process I at Laguna Madero, Junin

Parable VIII: Mira Flores, Cantuta! Performance. La Universidad de la Cantuta and Miraflores Memorials. Lima

 

2015

Shadow self-portrait, 30th Black Market Anniversary. BONE. Bern

Shadow self-portrait. Kulstof 15, Kulstof 15, Aalborg, Denmark

Smoke self-portrait Ecuador. Festival de Arte Acción de Cuenca, FAAC. Salon del Pueblo.

Body circle. Diagrams Exhibition. Video performance. Pallas, Dublin and QSS Belfast.

Timeless guard. Urban action. Festival Internacional de Arte Acción Mujeres en Ruta, Querétaro

Parable VII-II: Water process. Accionarar Residency, Anolaima, Colombia.

Parable VII-I: timeless guard. Urban action. 7th  Encounter AVD. Bogota.

Parable VI-I y II: Proceso suspendido. Gestos y proceso. El Mozote, Morazán, El Salvador.

Salt Cartographies, performance-Installation 24 hours. Contemporary Art Museum of Oaxaca.

Parable V-II: Retroactive Memory, Guate-Mexico. Intervention. Guatemala City

Parable V-I: Under the Jacarandas Sign. Urban action, Central park, Antigua Guatemala

Parable IV: Everyday re-signification. Urban action, San Cristóbal de las Casas

Smoke selfportrait San Cristóbal de las Casas. La Galería

Parable III. Action Route. Calle 60. South-North. La Rendija teatro. Merida Yucatan.

Smoke selfportrait Merida. La Sede, La Rendija Teatro. Mérida, Mex.

 

2014

Chamber performance, La Bonne Maison, Barcelona

Hit-no hit. Chamber performance, collaboration with Brian Patterson. Antic Teatre, Barcelona

Performance. Accion!Mad 14. Matadero, Madrid

Smoke selfportrait, chamber performance, IAGO, Oaxaca, Mex.

Parable II: Urban Flower Route.12 hours. Ampl. San Pedro Xalpa- Metro Cuhitláhuac

Parable I: Contrasts Central. Central de Abastos (supplies) and Zaachilas dump, Oaxaca

Chamber performance. Mother’s Tongue. Helsinki

Smoke Selfportrait, chamber performance, Orangery, Colon

 

2013

Smoked self-portrait Angulême. IntonÁction. Databaz. Rencontre International de poesie er dÁction, Angulême, France

Without title. UPROOTED Fake Nations- Festival of Experimental Live Arts. Galeria Augusta, Helsinki

Artrakers exhibition. Awarding Creativity in Art & Conflict, London

Balance, chamber performance. Duo days, in collaboration with Brian Patterson. Catalyst Arts, Belfast

 

2012

-D i a l o g o... intervention. The Art of Encounter. Elmwood Hall, Queen’s University Belfast.

-Invisible labour process-installation. Labour Event. The Lab, Dublin

-La Republica, chamber performance. Short Theatre Festival. Contemporary Art Museum of Rome, Italy.

 

2011

-Untitled Performance-Installation. Lerdo de Tejada Square, Xalapa. Mexico

-Golden Circle. This is Performance Art. Citymoves & Peckcock, Visual Arts Centre of Contemporary Art. Aberdeen, Scotland.

 

2010

-Backward counting line III, solo chamber performance. BMI, 25th anniversary. Bone 13. Schlachthause Bern, Switzerland

-Backward counting line III, Black Market International 25th Anniversary, Lublin, Poland

-Backward counting line II, Acción!Mad, Matadero-Madrid. Spain

-Background Counting line I. Crossings. Canadian First Nations and N Ireland Artists Encounter Belfast, UK

-Mai aux Halles (May at the Halles), chamber performance. Trouble Performance Art Festival. Les Halles, Brussels, Belgium

-ART≠ LIFE. Future of imagination, International Performance Art Event Singapore 2010

-Against gravity, New Territories 10, International Festival of Live Art, Scotland.

Water and air, street performance, Transart Communication Festival, Slovakia

High threads, performance, Lublin, Poland

Street performance. Trouble Performance Art Festival. Les Halles, Brussels

 

2009

-At the middle of the breath, Performance-installation, Langage Plus, Centre d´ Art Actuel, Alma, Quebec.

-1995 regression in Chicutimi, Art Nomad, Chicutimi, Quebec.

-Untitled performance, La Muga Caula. Figueres, Spain

-Le Temps, performance, Infraction Festival, Paris.

Sweet reverence East-West Via Belfast, Performance Art Event, Belfast.

Performance, Infraction Festival, Performance Götenborg, Sweden

 

2008

-Performance, Exit, International Live At Festival, Brisbane

-Performance, Live Art Festival, Chengdu China

-Performance, Live Art Festival, Chongquin, China

-Action-presentation of the book The Air Roots of Sergio J. Monreal. Casa del Poeta, Mexico City

-Concert. SiNERGiA, 5th Trobada de Performance. International Womens Day. Gerona

 

2007

-Untitled, chamber performance, Infraction, Performance Art Festival, Sète, France

-Untitled, chamber performance, EXpoesie event, Perigeux.

-The Origin of a title, nonsense allegro. De Pinta Cultural, UAM Azcapotzalco, Mexico City.

-Process-performance-Installation (14 hours) Latitude 53 Contemporary Visual Culture, Edmonton, Can

-Everyday life words in process. Process-performance-installation (90 hours), FADO & Katherine Mulherie Contemporary Art Projects, Toronto, Canada.

-Being here Contaminate, Performance Art Festival, Boston

-Street and chamber performance. 6th Performance Art Biennale Blurrr. Tel-Aviv, Israel.

-7 Performance-Installations and documentation. Casa de Cultura de Ciudad Bolivar. Colombia

Urban Actions, street actions:

-Stairs to paradise" Stairs of la Bella Flor neighborhood, calles yCiudad Bolivar, 30 Oct. Colombia

-48.480 white and 1 red carnations" Public space, 7th Street, 6th Nov. Bogotá, Colombia

-Untitled. Plaza Che Guevara. National University of Colombia. 8 Nov. Colombia

-Scale 1:1. Plaza Simon Bolivar, 13th Nov. Bogotá, Colombia

-Untitled. Journalist Park, 15th Nov. Bogotá, Colombia

-Untitled. 1st Art Action Encounter in Bogotá 2007. Sótanos de la Jimenez. 24 Nov. Bogotá

-Under the Jacarandas tree sign· street performance, photos Yolanda Andrade. Mexico City

 

2006

-Untitled. 4th International Performance Festival, Teatrino della Villa Reale di Monza, Italy

-Against gravity Tlahuac Preparatory School. Arte x Todas Partes (Art Everywhere)

-Second Black and light concerto. Plaza Aguilita. Arte x Todas Partes, Mexico City

 

2005

-Untitled performance. 8 Bone Festival, Bern.

-Black motion, Performance Perimeters Symposium, Regina, Canada

-Performance-Installation, 5th Mercosul Visual Arte Biennale, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

-Ephemeral will, ART-IG, Hanover, Germany

-Black Moment for A. Performance Art Meeting, Lublin, Poland

-To the wind in Black. Art Action Meeting 2005. Bielska Gallery, Poland

-To the win in Black. Interakcje, International Art Action Festival. Piotrków Trybunalski, Pol

-Intermittent Actions. PERFORMA12032005. Carrillo Gil Art Museum. Mexico City.

-White and black concerto 3th International Performance Encounter. Valencia Institute of Modern Art. Spain

-Real. Crossing Time, International Artists Meeting, Dartington.

 

2004

-Transformation of disappearance, Installation of deaths. SHCP Museum, Mexico City

-Black and light concerto performance concerto. Actions of the body in fugue. Jose Maria Velasco Art Gallery. Mexico City

-Carnations fracture street action. III International Performance Encounter in Yucatan, Merida, Mexico

-Underground roses. Underground travel intervention. Metro Line 2, Mexico City

-Against gravity, Por debajo acciones/Underground actions. Glorieta M Insurgentes, Mexico City

-Underground flowers. Por debajo acciones/ Underground interventions. Metro Pino Suarez. Mexico City.

 

2003

-Balance international Art FUKU MASU Project` 02, Nagano, Japan

-Black breathing performance-Installation, Tacubaya metro station. AxTP, Mexico City

-Apparition de la disparition, Installation in Situ. La Chambre Blanche, Quebec.

-Lecture of things, Là-Bas-2003 Festival. Tidehalli, Helsinki, Finland.

-Untitled, performance, Audiorama Magdalena Contreras.

-Domestic labour and the economy. International Day of Domestic Labour. Women Institute, Mexico City. AxTP.

-Bird, bee and… Performance Tage Across the Border, Hanover, Germany

-Untitled performance, Machinenhaus Essen, Germany.

-Smoke portrait variation. Culture House Jesus Romero Flores. AxTP. Mexico City.

-Disappearances. Iztapalapan Preparatory School 1. AxTP

-Vision 0. Preparatory school Otilio Montaño. AxTP

-Vision 0, damned poets, Glorieta Metro Insurgentes. AxTP.

-Black breath, intervention. Tacubaya metro station. AxTP

-Vision 0, the chance, José Luis Cuevas Museum. AxTP

-Untitled. Event Get down because he has not a gun, innocuous actions. Centro Cultural La Palma

 

2002

Light traps performance series, NIPAF (Nippon International Performance Art Festival, Japan:

-Death-Life, Tokyo; -Marionette, Nagoya; -Homage to the public and to Boris Nieslony, collaboration with Morgan O´Hara, Kyoto; -Lights traps, Nagano

-Human Size, street performance, Lascas, Actual Mexican Art in Quebec

-Labour (About situational-intuition) in L´Ilot Fleurie. Lascas, Actual Mexican art in Quebec

-Untitled, Intervention. Rencontre International d´Art performance de Québec. L´Îlot Fleurie 

-Apparition de la dispartition, performance-Installation. La Chambre Blanche, Quebec

-Untitled performance, Laval University, Québec.

-Marionette. Thailand, International Performance Art Festival: Bangkok

-Solar honey, International Performance Art Festival: Chiangmai, Thailand

-Giacometti or loosing the money value. BONE 5. International Performance Festival, Bern

 

2001

-Marionette Glasgow, International Review of Life Art. Glasgow

-Intervention, Blurrr- The 3rd Biennale of Performance Art. Kibbutz Nachshon, Israel.

-Vision 0, San Sebastian, El Arte está en la Calle (The art is on the street), Performance. Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea, San Sebastian, Spain.

-Present 0, performance. 10th International Performance Exhibition, EX-Teresa Arte Actual. Mexico City.

-Giebertie´s list, street action. Lo que nos dejó el 68. Plaza Tolsá, Mexico City

-Present 0, Madrid, Salón Mexico, Instituto de Mexico en Madrid

-Renovation 0, Espacio Perf. For.ART, Barcelona

-Smoked present, eBent´1, International Performance Festival. Centro de Cultura Contemporánea de Barcelona

 

2000

-Untitled performance, Bunker of Arte Museum. Krakow

- Vision 0, Bielefeld. 3rd Bielefelder Performance-STIPP- Bunker Ulmenwall, Germany.

-Smoke self-portrait, chamber performance. 5th International Performance Encounter Dresden

 

1999

-Anarchic Thoughts, Installation in the Flexible station, Dresden

-Human Size. Event Spuren, Ein Jahrebuch, Dresden, Germany.

-Vision 0 Giswil, performance. 2nd International Performance Tag. Giswil, Switzerland.

-Communication Dresden. Stand, 4th International Performance Encounter, Germany

 

1998

-Untitled, Zug, 3th International Performance Encounter in Dresden. Kunst Haus, Dresden

-Vision 2. Caja 2, Mexico City.

 

1997

-Against- tsniagA, an answer to the Raoratorio of John Cage. In collaboration with Salon Kunsthaus, Santa Fe. San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

-Untitled performance. Symposium of Sculpture (Journal of the Absurd), Chapa de Corzo, Chiapas, Mexico

-Radio-Performance, Radio Lagarto, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico

-Untitled. Akademie der Künste, Hamburg

-Untitled.  Münster Gallery. Münster

-Concert, Synagogue in Shamorin, Slovakia

-Rootless, solo performance. Rootless, International Festival of Live and Time Based Art, Kingston Upon Hull, England.

-Performance tour in Rhineland-Germany organized by ASA European, Colon:

- Maschinenhaus Zeche Carl, Essen,

- Kunstraum, Düsseldorf

-“The strength of relentlessness ”, Kunstfabrik, Colon,

- Künstlerhaus, Dortmund

- Frauenmuseum, Bonn

Human scale. Strategic, for 7 witnesses. (Journal of the Absurd) 1401 Desierto de los Leones, Mexico City

 

1996

-In memoriam Marcos Kurtycz & Alain Gibertie. Installation in Situ. Le Lieu, Centre en Art Actuel, Quebec.

- 4 Installation, day of deaths, one decade. DAWN, Contemporary Art Exhibition Mexico-Japan. BEAM Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

-Deep sleep, NIPAF (Nippon International Performance Art Festival), Tokyo, Japan.

-Disoperation III Nagano. Nippon International Performance Art Festival, NIPAF. Japan

-Reflections lecture: Poland, Castle of Imagination, Bytow, Poland

-Performance-Installation (13 days action dedicated to Marcos Kurtycz y Alain Gibertie. Le Lieu, Centre en Art Actuel, Quebec.

-Raw story. Festin Cru (Raw festin). Haut-Troisième-imperial. Upton, Quebec. -Untitled. Das SchloB. Ein Steinfwurf” (“the castle, one stone throw ”) International Performance Encounter, Kunst der Zeit, Dresden, Germany.

 

1995

-Disoperation San Antonio Texas, U.S.A.

-Disoperation Mexico City, 4th Performance Art Festival, X'Teresa Arte Alternativo. Mexico City

-Reflections reading, Mexico City. Casa de Cultura Reyes Heroles. Mexico City.

-Dragging a body II, street action, in collaboration with Eugenia Vargas. Centro Cultural San Angel, Mexico City

-Dragging a body, I Danger Zone, Mexico-Unites Estates Latin Performance Exchange. University of California, Los Angeles, CA.  X´Teresa Arte Alternativo, Mexico City

 

1994

-Second poem on asphyxia, Poliforum Cultural Siqueiros, Mexico City

-For democracy, in collaboration with Reforma newspaper, Mexico City.

-Donation for an igneous force, 3th Performance Festival in EX-Teresa Arte Alternativo, Mexico, City

-Reflections lecture, EX-Teresa, Arte Alternativo. Mexico City

-Barbarian Cook, Rencontre Internationale d' Art Performance de Quebec, Mail Centre-Ville, Le Lieu, Centre en Art Actuel, Québec.

-Betlemitas: an Installation. In collaboration with Ian Dryden. X'Teresa Arte Alternativo, Mexico City.

The absurd radio-performance, Kinesis program, UIA, DF

 

1993

-Everything blindfold Second Performance Art Festival, EX Teresa Arte Alternativo, Mexico City

-From somewhere, Le Lieu, Centre en Art Actuel, Quebec, Canada.

-Chapala Crucifixion II, Performance – Installation. Galeria Azul, Guadalajara, Mexico

-Selling myself, Streets performance in collaboration with City-TV de Toronto.

-Chapala´s Crucifixion I, Performance-Installation. Liberation square. Galeria Azul, Guadalajara, Mexico.

 

1992

One sleepless night, Month of Performance, Museo Universitario del Chopo. Mexico City

Crucifixion Chapala, performance installation Collective de primavera. Galería Azul, Guadalajara, Mexico.

Second Installation day of deaths. Ian Dryden studio, Mexico City.

 

 

Group and collaborative performances

2016

Flexum Stgo - performance de Elvira Santamaría junto a artistas locales en la Biblioteca de Santiago, Chile

2008-2015

Performance Art Monthly Meetings Bbeyond

2015

XI Alcuentro de Performance Pola de Lena, Asturias

Artist Residency. Albergue de Columbiello, Asturias

2014

Performance Art Residency. Collaboration Brian Patterson. La Carbonera, Girona

Collaboration Brian Patterson. Actus, Brussels

2013

Improvisations. Collaboration with Denys Blacker. FEM. Girona

Photo-performance. Collaboration Manuel Vason, Hellens Bay

2012

Performance collaboration. International Multimedia Art Festival, Yangon, Burma

The Art of Encounter Black Market International performance. 6 hours. Elmwood Hall at Queen’s University

Labour. Labour Event (durational performance). Performance Space, London;

Labour. Labour Event. Void Gallery, Derry/London Derry

2011

Induction to the void, Process-Installation, in collaboration with Brian Patterson, Le Lieu, Centre en Art Actuel, Quebec.

Simultaneus performances (6 hours). Festival Morgenland, Liechtenstein.

Black Market International performance. 10 hours. New Territories. Glasgow.

2010

Black Market International performance, 25th Anniversary. Bone 13 Schlachthause. Bern

Black Market International performance, 25th Anniversary, Ilsede, Germany

Black Market International performance, 25th Anniversary, Orangery, Colon.

Black Market International performance, 25th Anniversary, Metro Station, Warsaw.

Black Market International performance, 25th Anniversary, Labyrinth Gallery, Lublin, Poland

Performance. PALA, Performance Art Laboratory and Undisclosed Territory # 4 Performance Art Event in Solo, Indonesia

Black Market International performance, New Moves, Glasgow

2006

Black Market International performance, Trouble 2, Halles, Brussels

2005

Black Market International Performance, Black Market International group 20th Anniversary, Le Theater de l´Usine, Geneva.

Black Market International performance, 20th Anniversary. Bone 8. Bern.

Black Market International Principals, performance Art Konferenz Eingladung kunst. Berlin

Black Market International performance, Ilsede Hütte, Gross Ilsede, Germany

Street actions. In Place of Passing. Belfast, Derry, Causeway Coast, Rathin Island

Black Market International performance (6 hours). New Territories. Scotland International Festival of Live Arts. Glasgow

PERFORMA15012005, chamber Performance. Performative emanations, critic laboratories. Ex Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City

2004

Black wind, Progreso. Action-intervention. Collective 8. III International Performance Encounter in Yucatan, Mexico

Odd styles. PERFORMA00002004. Interventions in Cento Coyoacan shoping center. Mexico City

Upon once in Topilejo. Otilio Montaño Preparatory School, Mexico City

Intervention. Choco-pop 4. Puerto Plata Dominican Republic

2003

Black Market International performance in Mexico City. Actions in Route, intervention art in Mexico City

2002

Black Market International performance. Centre d´-009. Market performance l prhooract way.

line on the street. as art works, bringing audiances to the street.d hopless.orma rhoo-009. Market performance l prhooract way.

line on the street. as art works, bringing audiances to the street.d hopless.orma rhoo-009. Market performance l prhooract way.

line on the street. as art works, bringing audiances to the street.d hopless.orma rhooArte Clark. Montreal

Black Market International performance. Performance Art Festival, Bankok

2000

Black Market International performance. Expo-2000 Hannover, Theatre Festival Trans-Europe 2000, Hanover

Black Market International performance. Market place, Stadtraum, Hieldesheim, Germany.

Vision 0, Politécnico. Centro Cultural Jaime Torres Bodet del IPN. Mexico City

1999

Amalfis compass. Ressegna Internazionale di Performance e Poesia Performativa, Amalfi, Italy

1998

Summerstein (summer stone) in collaboration with Mathias Jakisch. Energie Galerie, Dortmund

Wolf, Goat y cauliflower o bon Appetite! Collaboration with Matthias Jackish. 3th Werkleitz Biennale, Germany

2007

I have seen an Angel in collaboration with Boris Nieslony and Matthias Jackisch. TranArt Communication Festival. Nove Zamky, Slovakia.

Communication. collaboration with Mathias Jackish. Mücsarnok Museum in Budapest

Radio- Performance en  “Das SchloB. En Steinwurf” Coloradio, Dresden

1995

Untitled performance, Water, Culture and Money project, in collaboration with Eugenia Vargas.  Organized by Michael Tracy. San IgnacioTexas and Nuevo Laredo Mexico.

1991

Androgynous, individual, studio Eloy Tarcisio Mexico, DF

First Installation. Day of the deads. National School of Painting, Sculpture and Carving, La Esmeralda, INBA, Mex. City.

Juggler or Artist.  School of Painting, Sculpture and Carving, La Esmeralda. INBA. Mexico City.

 

 

Teaching: workshops, courses, tutorials, talks etc.

 

2016

- Talk Parables of Eviction and regeneration Espacio 915, Concepción

- Workshop: Forms creative processes of Art action. University of Concepción, Chile

- TalkParables of Eviction and regeneration. Modern Art Museum of Junín

- Workshop: Forms creative processes of Art action. Art School Xul Solar, Junín, Angentina

- Action Art laboratory: Rebel Temporalities and situations of Art action. El galpón espacio. Lima

- Workshop: Rebel Temporalities and situations Forms creative processes of Art action. Le Lieu,  Centre en Art Actuel, Québec

-Lecture: Performance art as a living question mark toward an unavoidable ethics. Le Lieu, -Centre en Art Actuel. Québec.

 

2015

Taller de performance, Facultad de Artes de Cuenca, Ecuador

Conferencia sobre Performance y Arte Acción. Facultad de Bellas Artes de Oaxaca

Taller de performance.  Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Oaxaca 

Taller de performance.  La Enseñanza, San Cristóbal de las Casas

Taller de performance. La Sede, La Rendija, Mérida

 

2014

Tutorials. Escuala de Artes de Mérida, Yuc.

Taller de performance. Rituals of/for postmodern times II. Collaboration with Alastair MacLenann.

 

2013

Jurado Artrakers exhibition. Awarding Creativity in Art & Conflict, Londres

Taller de performance. Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro.

Taller de performance. Rituals of/for postmodern times I. Collaboration with Alastair MacLenann. Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast

 

2012

Performance workshop at New Zero Galery,Yangon, Burma.

Performance Workshop and Tutorials. Existential Laboratories of the Action Art. Universitary Museum of Contemporary Art (MUAC), Mexico City

Performance workshop. Eco-dialogo. Universidad Veracruzana. Mexico

Performance Workshop and Tutorials. Action Art Existential Laboratories. University Museum of Contemporary Art (MUAC). Mexico DF

 

2011

Tutorials on Performance/Installation and process at MUAC (University Museum of Contemporary Art)

Workshop and tutorials on Performance, Installation and Process Art. Intermedia-Lab Festival. Art School of Veracruzana University.

 

2010

Performance art workshop in collaboration with Valentin Torrens. TransArt Communication Festival. Novezamky, Slovakia.

 

2009

-Curator and Organizer of InterSER0 (Interbeing), Time doesn't exist, the creation of time. International   Performance Art Encounter. Carrillo Gil Art Museum

-Curator and Organizer of InterSER0, Hedonism in Performance Art . International Performance Art Encounter. Carrillo Gil Art Museum

 

2008

Action-Art Workshop. Bbeyond & Crescent Art Center, Belfast, N Ireland.

Performance workshop session in Sinergy, International Women´s Day. Girona, Spain.

 

2007

Art Action Workshop, Andes University, National University of Colombia, Arts Academy of Bogotá, Colombia.

Performance Workshop and talk, School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, USA

Performance art talk. Art School, University of Edmonton, Canada.

        

2006

Integral Culture course. CNA. "Body as matter, body as message", Mexico City.

Performance art Workshop “ Ritual, Performance art and playing. Centro Cultural del Bosque

Performance art Workshop for children. Banners of Crazy Life project. Neighborhood Culture Program. Secretary of Culture. Mexico City.

 

2005

Curator and organizer of the III International Performance Art Encounter in Yucatan. México.

 

2004

Performance workshop in Culture House of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. Chocopop 4, Organizer of the International Performance Art Festival in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.

Organizer of PERFORMA 00002004“ Odd styles ” intervention art in Plaza Coyoacan shoping center, Mexico City

Performance art workshop.  Cultural Center la Iberica, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico.

Curator and organizer of the III International Performance Art Encounter in Yucatan, Mexico

Action art Laboratory, The performance artist, a conceptual character. Carrillo Gil Art Museum.

Action art Laboratory. National Art Center (CENART), Mexico City

Cours Introduction to performative art forms. Escuela Superior de las Artes de Merida, ESAY, Mexico

Talk on Conceptual Art, SHCP Museum, Mexico City

Conference on Action Art, Casa del Teatro, Mexico City

Talk on Contemporary Art, Contemporary Studio Consuelo Velázquez. Guadalajara, Mexico

 

2003

Curator and organizer Actions on Route, Interventions in Mexico City, in collaboration with Víctor Muñoz,

Curator and co-organizer, with Raquel Araujo, of the II International Performance Art Encounter in Yucatán, Mexico

Action-Art workshop in the National Center of Arts

Action-Art workshop. Centro Cultural La Palma.

 

2002

Second performance art workshop, EX Teresa Arte Actual

Organizer of the performance art event “ An estrange program”, EX Teresa Arte Actual.

Organizer of the Performance Art Encounter Mexico-Japan, EX Teresa, Mexico City

Curator and co-organizer, with Raquel Araujo, of the Performance Art Exchange Japan-Merida. Culture Institut of Yucatán (ICY), Peón Contreras Theatre, Contemporary Art Museum and Ateneo of Yucatan, Mexico

 

2001

Performance art workshop 1.  X-Teresa Arte Actual.

Performance art workshop. Per.for.Art Gallery, Barcelona, Spain

Organization of the First “Actions on Route”. Different locations in public spaces in Mexico City using public transport. EX Teresa Arte Actual.

Performance workshop. Institute of Mexico in Spain.

Performance cours en el CEDART Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico

 

2000

Performance curse. Sciences and Arts University of Chiapas (UNICACH), Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico

Organizer of the performance art event “Chiapanecas A-logics”. UNICACH, Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico.

 

 

 

 

Bibliography

 

2015

Dulce María de Alvarado Chaparro. Performance en México, 28 testimonios 1995-2000. Editorial 17

 

2014

Josefina Alcazar. Performance: un arte del yo. Autobiografía, cuerpo e identidad. Siglo XXI, Mexico DF. P

 

2013

Double Exposure, Manuel Vason. “Elvira Santamaría and Manuel Vason, 2013”, LADA, p 108 & 109

 

2012

Antonio Prieto P. Revista Tempestad

Labour, Visual artista News Letter. “ Labour intensive” Ireland

 

2011

Klanten, Robert; Matthias Hubner, etc. “Elvira Santamaria”. Art & Agenda, Political Art and Activism. Gestalten books, Berlin 2011, p.190-191

Tourangeau, Sylvie. “Les metamorphose du reél”. Inter Art Actuel Magazine, p. 58

 

2010

Rodriguez, Zara. “Elvira Santamaria interview” Efimera Magazine # 1. Accion!MAD,  p. 56

Gushegyi, Gabor & Juhasz, Joseph R. “Elvira Santamaria”. Transart Communication, performance & multimedia art. Studio Erte 1987-2007. Kalligram, P. 135

 

2009 

EXIT-Express. “Performance Art/Elvira Santamaria”, Information and Debate on Actual Art Magazine (photo),  p18.

El Arte de la Perfomance, Elementos de creación. Photo. Publisher Mahali. p. 118

 

2007

Romero, Elizabeth; Santamaria, Elvira, etc. Actions on Route, Interventions in Mexico City”, Memory. Autonomous Metropolitan University

Ward Mark. In Place of Passing,  Bbeyond & Interface. Northern Ireland. P.

 

2006

Alcázar, Josefina. “Elvira Santamaria”, Performance Documental Series Women in Action, CONACULTA-FONCA p.

 

2005

Begalke, Matthias: “Die Beglesehalle vird zum Labor”. Painer Land.  Ilsede. 11th July 2005 p

Mayer, Mónica: “Ex- Ex -Ex Teresa”, El Universal/Cultura, 21 Enero, p F4

Jiménez, Arturo: “Performance invasion in Ex Teresa Arte Actual”. La Jornada/Cultura, 22nd January, p. 3a

 

2004

Mondragón: Isabel, photos Maritza López, Contemporary artist, Mexican Leaders Magazine. Year 13. Vol. 81. p

Mayer, Mónica:“Elvira Santamaría" Rosa Chillante, Mujeres y Performance en México. CONACULTA. FONCA, Mexico City, p. 63-65

Frances Rodríguez:“I descided to become myself my existential laboratory” Interview. El Caribe/Cultura, 10th January, Puerto Plata, p 39

Romero, Elizabeth: “Segundo Encuentro Internacional de Performance Choco-pop-04”, La Jornada/Cartelera/Performance, 13th January, Mexico City, p. 12

Mariette BOUILLET, "Lascas-Actions: rituels et trajectoires. Elvira Santamaria, le corps tragique", Review Inter, Art Actuel. Printemps, 2003 # 84, Quebec p. 52-53.

LA CHANCE, Michael: "Quinze principes de Black Market International", Inter Art Actuel Magazine,  # 86, hiver 2003-2004, Quebec, p. 45-52.

PERREAULT, Nathalie: "Assumer la lourdeur de sa légèreté", Inter Art Actuel, # 86, hiver 2003-2004, Quebec, p. 53-58.

Roy, Jean-Philippe: Apparition de la disparition. Publications La Chambre Blanche, p 15&16.

 

2003

Miguel Ángel Sánchez, “ Mérida sede del II Encuentro de Performance”, Diario Por Esto! sección La ciudad, 19 junio, p22

Darwin Ail, “Sigue encuentro de performance”, Mundo al día, sección Gente y estilo, Yuc. 20 jun, p 1C

Darwin Ail, “ Realizan reunión de performance”. Diario Mundo al día, sección  Gente y  Estilo, Yuc, 22 junio, p 3C

 

2002

Claudia Silva, “El performance Excluido de la Política Cultural” Diario Milenio / Cultura, 6.Enero, p35

Anasella Acosta Nieto, “Encuentro de performance México Japón”, La Jornada / Cultura, 29.Mayo, p4a

Mónica Mayer, “La final México Japón”, El Universal, sección Cultura, 1 Junio, p F4

Víctor Muñoz, “Domesticación y resistencia del perro”, revista Inter, art actuel, Québec, Canadá, No. 82, p 27.

David Cantin, “L´art au présant”, Le Devoir / De Visu, 22.Septiembre, Québec, Canadá. p F10

Natalie Côté,  “Elvira Santamaría”, VOIR / Portraitsarts Visuels, 5-11 Sepiembre. P 48

Jérôme Delgado, “ Expo a Québec”, La Presse, Octubre, Québec, Canadá.

Natalie Côté, “ Examen de la Vue 2002”, Voir / Art Visuel, Octubre, p

Nicole Allard, “ Comunión avec les vivents el les immortels”, Le Soleil / Art / Art Visuels, Octubre,  Québec, Canadá,  p C16

“Festival International de Performance in Bangkok”, ASIATOPIA, National Weekend Bangkok, p 56 57 ( fotos y mención)

 

2001

XTTA Con el cuerpo por delante, 47882 minutos de performance”, INBA, p42, 45, 104,123. fotos

Mónica Mayer, “Tres performanceras mexicanas en Glasgow”, newspaper El Universal/ Cultura, 3 Marzo 2001: p 2.

Teresa Flaño, “El arte de lo real y del momento”, Diario Vasco, 22 junio 2001,  San Sebastián, España, p6

José Guindo, “Plaza 2001 apuesta por las obras creadas en exclusiva para este festival multidisciplinar”, El mundo Vasco, p22

Patricia Velásquez Yebra, “Toman por asalto la ciudad”, El Universal, sección Cultura, 2. Agosto. p F

Mónica Mayer, “¿Última muestra de performance?.” El Universal, sección Cultura, 20.Oct. p F3,

José David cano,“El arte del lenguaje de la exploración”, El Financiero cultural, 22 Oct. p91 ( entrevista),

Gabriel Contreras, “Muestra Santamaría `presente de humo’”, periódico Reforma / Cultura, 9 Nov. p 5C

Carlos Martínez Rentería, “El performance se muere”, La Jornada /Espectáculos. 16.Oct. p7a

Libro Art Action 1958-1998. ediciones Inter. ( foto) p209

Elvira Santamaría” Video Catalogo BLURRR, The 3rd Biennale of Performance Art. Center of Contemporary Art Israel.

2000

Mónica Mayer, “Del Boom al Bang: Las performanceras mexicanas”, Tierra Adentro, México, DF, p  38-42 ( 41)

Tanja Kemer, “ Die dame versschmiert einen weissen Mercedes mit Ketschup” NW(Neue Westwälische, 6 Oct, Bielefeld, Alemania, p

Bernd Kegel, “ Der dritte`Performance Stipp” StadtBaltt / Kulturen, No 40, 28 Septiembre, Bielefeld, Alemania, p 11

Die Poesie der Verkehrsgefährdung ( La poesía del semáforo)”, semanario Bielefelder StadtBlatt, 5 Oct, Bielefeld Alemania, p 4

Jens-Uwe Sommerscuh, “ Schnippschnapp-Roslein ab ( corta corta- fuera  el rosa)”, Sachsische  Zeitung / Kultur, 7 Dic, Dresden, Alemania, p

 

1999

Mónica Mayer, “Elvira Santamaría”, El Universal, Cultura section, 6 February, Mex, DF, p2

Edith Arnol, “Irritationen, 2. International Performance-Tage Giswil”, Das Zentralschwizer Ausgeh-und  Freizeitmagazin / performance, 8 Septiembre, Giswil, Suiza, p 16, 17

“Aufstand gegen die Geshwindigkeit ( pararse contra la velocidad)” Sächsischezeitung / Kultur, 13 Dic, Dresden, Alemania, p 25 (foto)

 

1998

Mariette Bouillet “Elvira Santamaría Performance-Instalación”, libro L´Art en Actes, Le lieu, Centre en Art Actuel 1982-1987. p 146

Birgit Grimm, “Feuer, Wasser, reines Herz (Fuego, agua, en el corazón)” Sachsisiche Zeitung, 6 Dic, Dresden, Alemania, p

 

1997

Mariette Bouillet, “Elvira Santamaría en residencia“, revista Inter, arte actuel. No 67, Québec, Canadá. p 24,25, 26, 27.

Elizabeth Jappe,“Le Chateau. Un jet de pierre ( Dresden), Elvira Santamaría”, revista Inter, arte actuel. No 68, Québec, Canadá. p 72

Jürgen Kisters, “Kraft der Langsamkeit (La fuerza de la Lentitud), Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger, No 274, 25 Nov, p

Grit Mocci, “Häut-Nähe am Nikolaustag” Sachsische Zeitung / Kunst, Dic, p12

Torsten Birne, “Liebelei im Saufenster, Löwen auf der Strasse (Viviendo en una vitrina, leones en la calle)”, Sachsisiche Zeitung,…,  Dresden Alemania, p

ASA European “Elvira Santamaría”,  catalogo Performance Art, Fotos. Texte.Presse 1997 in Nordrrhein-Westfalen. P 109, 110,111,112, 104,105 (fotos b/n)

 

1996

Gustavo Artigas,”Performance en los 90, revista ViceVersa Núm. 41, México, DF, p29

Jens-Uwe Sommerschuh, “Ich möchte essen! ( quiero comer!)”, Sachsische Zeitung, 9 Dic, Dresden, Alemanía, p

“Walkabout Concert is New Ida here”, Atención, San Miguel, Vol. XXIII, No 1, Weekely by biclioteca Pública de San Miguel Allende, semana del 6 de enero,  p 48

 

1995

Guy  Sioui Durand, “Renontre internationa lde d´art performance de Québec”  Edition Intervention (edición especial), Québec, Canadá, p 20.

Shifra M.Goldman, “Performance en Terrero Peligroso I y II”, Ensayo…

“Festival del performance”, La Jornada /Cultura, 18 Oct, México, DF, p 29 (foto y cita)

Blanca Ruiz, “`Balanceando al performance en X´Teresa,  Reforma /Cultura newaspaper, 23 Oct, Mexico, DF, p 14D

Collaboration, “Heráclito” Inter art actuel Review, Quebec Canada, p ES (19),

 

1994

Nathalie Perrault. “De alguna Parte, Elvira Santamaría, Vinculo a la identidad“, Inter art actuel Review Quebec No 59 Canada, p 65.

Mónica Mayer, “Mónica castillo y Elvira Santamaría”, El Universal, sección cultural, 22 Oct, México, DF, p2

Marie Delagrave, “ 28 participants de 12 pays s´ s´expriment” Le Soleil / Les Arts et Spectacles, 22 Oct, Québec, Canada, p E8 ( mention).

América Juárez,“Considera performancera que el arte está muerto”, diario Reforma, sección D, México, DF 15 Nov, p14

 

1993

Adolfo Patiño, “El performance pasó de `panzaso´. El Universal, Cultural section, 31 Oct, p1 (mention)

Carlos Martínez Rentería, “En X-Teresa, Octubre será el mes del `performance´”, El Universal, Cultural section, 19 Oct, p4 (mention)

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