Elvira Santamaria

[Image credit: Elvira Santamaria. Everyday life words in progress. 2007. Photo by Miklos Legrady.]


Elvira Santamaria (Mexico) was born in 1967. Her work currently focuses on intervention and process art. Since 1991 she has presented her performances in public spaces, museums, galleries and theatres throughout the world, including Mexico, Canada, the Caribbean, USA, Europe and Asia. She has been a member of Black Market International since 2000. In 2001, she initiated and organized the event “Acciones en Ruta (Actions in Route), she curated and coordinated the “Mexico-Japan Performance Art Encounter” in 2002, and she is the presenter of the International Performance Art Festival of Yucatan.



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