David Sebastian Lopez Restrepo

David Sebastian Lopez Restrepo was born in Medellín, Colombia, and studied a Bachelor of Fine and Visual Arts at the Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia (U.P.T.C.). At UPTC, the artist experimented with installation, video art and performance while working as a teacher at the preschool and pedagogic research center, “Rayuela”, where he investigated different forms of pedagogy and developed projects with children producing short films. After having finished his studies, the artist travelled to Argentina where he studied a Master in Combined Artistic Languages at Universidad Nacional de las Artes (U.N.A.). Throughout and after his studies in Colombia and Argentina, Sebastian has participated in collective exhibitions in Colombia, Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, Chile and Finland. Sebastian has also had individual exhibitions in Argentina. One of his video art works is part of the Colombian consulate’s “Artists abroad bank”.

The video above shows four works and one artist talk:

00:11 – 07:08 Hot Potato

07:16 – 12:58 Walking Coal

13:04 – 27:41 Tusind Tak

27:48 – 36:40 The American Gold

36:40 – 55:45 Artist Talk

At the moment, Sebastian resides in Copenhagen, Denmark, where he works as a independent artist, focusing on performance, video art, installation, mail art and artist books.


Om liveart_dk

Liveart.dk was founded in 2004 in Copenhagen to promote the discussion, documentation and development of live art in Denmark. The organisation is equally inspired by the imaginative and entertaining English Live Art tradition as by the theoretical and political German theatre tradition. We have organised 10 large international festivals of Live Art for kids and adults since 2004, and over 40 discussion events, books, video series, symposia and more in the field of live art, performance art, art criticism and documentation. We collaborate with theatres, music venues, art museums and festivals in Denmark and internationally.