Elvira Santamaria (MX)

Elvira Santamaria Elvira Santamaría was born (1967) in Mexico. Since 1991 she has showed her work in public spaces, museums, galleries and theatres of Mexico, Canada, USA and cities like Europe, Asia, the Caribbean, Australia, etc. At the moment, she continuous developing her artwork, giving workshops, talks and organizing performance art events in Mexico and other countries. Her works are a personal search by means of many forms of action art (chamber performance, public interventions, process installation etc). Nowadays she is realizing urban actions and interventions, process art and In-situ installations. She is a member of Black Market International At Kulstof 15 she also performed “Shadow self-portrait” http://elvirasantamariatorres.co.uk/en/

Black Market International

Black Market International Work with Live Art Denmark 2015: group performance at Kulstof 15, Nordkraft, Aalborg For a long durational group performance, members of the legendary performance collective (not a group!) Black Market International took over the vast hall of Nordkraft, a former coal fired power plant. Starting with a selection from their huge archive of helpful objects and action-images, amassed in more than 30 yeas of common practice, they quietly set out to act and interact, shape the atmosphere and temperature of the space for the given time of six hours. As always with Black Market, there is no theme or content beyond the basic idea of creating encounters […]