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Santiago Sierra

Born in 1966, Madrid, Spain

Lives and works in Mexico City, Mexico, Madrid, Spain

Overview

The work of Santiago Sierra has been characterized by situations where survival is a fundamental element. He translates this into an artistic practice that investigates inhuman aspects of the economic system, the mechanisms of corruption and the labor exploitation of the individual. He links diverse references with reality as an exploration of a world articulated by critical discourse for the art world and its agents. In the nineties, his projects were known for establishing systems of negotiati...Read more