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”