Parte questa settimana la seconda esperienza con il mosaico creata appositamente da senzatiolo per un artista.
Curtis Talwst Santiago, che attualmente vive e lavora a Monaco, in Germania, è in residenza a Ravenna per una settimana. Parteciperà a un corso sul micro mosaico con Annalisa Marcucci,  visitando anche siti storici per cui la città è nota in tutto il mondo e alcuni laboratori di artisti contemporanei selezionati da noi.
Non mancherà nell’esperienza anche un’incursione a Faenza, alla scoperta del materiale della tradizione locale, in un percorso fra le eccellenze ceramiche.

Curtis Talwst Santiago (1979, Edmonton, Alberta) ha studiato come apprendista di Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun. Santiago ha esposto a livello internazionale in istituzioni come The Drawing Center, New York, NY; FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY; The New Museum,  New York, NY; The Eli and Edythe Broad Museum presso la Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; Institute of Contemporary Art della Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia; University of Saskatchewan,  Saskatchewan, Canada; Pérez Art Museum Miami, Miami, FL;Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada;  Art Gallery of Alberta  Edmonton, Canada; Osage Gallery, Hong Kong e SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA; tra gli altri. L’artista è stato incluso nella Biennale SITE Santa Fe SITELines.2018, Casa Tomada, a Santa Fe, NM, la Biennale d’Arte inaugurale di Toronto 2019 a Toronto, Canada, e ha partecipato alla Biennale di Dakar 2018 e 2022 in Senegal. Nel settembre 2021 è stato Artist in Residence al Black Rock Senegal di Kehinde Wiley e nel 2022 è stato visiting professor e AIR presso l’Università del Tennessee. Attualmente è membro attivo del consiglio di amministrazione del Drawing Center di New York. Le sue opere sono in molteplici collezioni museali permanenti. Santiago si considera decentralizzato e attualmente vive e lavora a Monaco, in Germania.

This week Curtis Talwst Santiago started the second custom mosaic residency by senzatitolo. The artist, who currently lives and works in Munich, Germany, is in residence in Ravenna for a week. He is working with micro mosaic with Annalisa Marcucci.

He will visit the historical sites for which the city is known world wide as well as our selection of contemporary mosaic workshops. The residency includes a day in Faenza visiting different ceramic labs to discover this material and its local tradition.

Curtis Talwst Santiago (b. 1979, Edmonton, Alberta) studied as an apprentice of Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun. Santiago has exhibited internationally at venues such as The Drawing Center, New York, NY; The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY; The New Museum, New York, NY; The Eli and Edythe Broad Museum at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; the Institute of Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA; the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan, Canada; The Pérez Art Museum Miami, Miami, FL; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada; Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada; Osage Gallery, Hong Kong and the SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA; among others. The artist was included in the SITE Santa Fe SITELines.2018 Biennial, Casa Tomada, in Santa Fe, NM, the inaugural 2019 Toronto Biennial of Art in Toronto, Canada, and featured in the 2018 and 2022 Biennale de Dakar in Senegal. In September 2021, he was an Artist in Residence at Kehinde Wiley’s Black Rock Senegal and in 2022 he was a visiting professor and AIR at the University of Tennessee. He is currently an active board member on the Board of Directors for the Drawing Center in New York. His works are in multiple permanent museum collections. Santiago considers himself decentralized and is currently living and working in Munich, Germany.