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Santiago Forero

Born in Bogotá, Colombia
Lives and works in Bogotá

As an artist, I work with familiar media images in order to reflect on how society molds beliefs and ideas about itself and different cultures. In my research I explore how this phenomenon generates superficial judgments about the “other”.

Solo Exhibitions
2014 – Cortospectiva –  LA Galería, Bogotá
2010 – Suha Shoman, Charif Benhelima, Santiago Forero, Martin Zet, Ed Wilson and Elliot Wolfson, Station Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston, TX
2005 – El Sureño Americano – Cu4rto Nivel Art Gallery, Bogota, Colombia

Group Exhibitions
2013 – Post Human Nature –  Platform Gallery Space, University of California Santa Barbara 2011 – Photo Forum
2011 – 
 Musem of Fine Arts Houston, TX
2011 –Nowhere Near Here: New Photographic Work by Texas Artists – Fotofest 2011, curated by Toby Kamps and Michelle
2011 – White of the Menil Collection – Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX
2011 – New Art in Austin: 15 to Watch (Triennial) – Austin Museum of Art. Austin, TX
2010 – 13 Años La Javeriana en las artes, Inter-American Development Bank – Washington D.C
2010 – Premio Bienal de Artes Plásticas y Visuales Bogotá 2010 – Fundación Gilberto Alzáte Avendaño, Bogotá
2010 – YLA 15 (Young Latino Artists) – Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, TX
2005-6 – Artbo, The International Art Fair of Bogota, Colombia
2006 – Experimenta Colombia – Luis Angel Arango Public Library, Bogota

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