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Santiago Roose

Works

The Arsenal
The Arsenal
Map
Map
Transcity
Transcity
Wagner
Wagner
Socio-territorial...
Socio-territorial...
Stone Thrower
Stone Thrower
Provisional Manifests
Provisional Manifests
Before the Impossibility...
Before the Impossibility...
Cement Construction
Cement Construction
Savage Bagage
Savage Bagage

Info

Photographer and visual artist. Studied at the Mass Communications Faculty of Universidad de Lima between 1990 and 1994. In 1995 he traveled to Brazil with a scholarship from the Peru-Brazil Students Agreement, there he studied filmmaking and design at the Universidad Federal de Rio Grande del Norte. Upon his return to Lima in 1996 he studied Professional Photography at the extinct Antonio Gaudi Institute, now Centro de la Fotografia, until 1998.

He has had several solo shows in Peru and Spain, amongst them: Contemporary Peruvian Art (Gallery Lucia de la Puente, 2004), Urbania (Sala Amadis from INJUVE, Madrid, 2003), Fine Arts marathon (Teatre Lure, Barcelona, 2003), VI Fine Arts Contest from Telefonica del Peru (Lima, 2002), Continuation of the city (Spanish Cultural Center, Lima, 2001), Spring for Fine Arts (Peruvian North American Cultural Center, Lima, 2000), New Photographers from Peru (Sala Luis Miro Quesada Garland, Lima, 1999).

Between 1998 and 2001 he did several projects of urban intervention in collaboration with Giuseppe de Bernardi and Philippe Gruenberg.

In the year 2000 he was a runner up for the French Embassy’s Art Contest. In 2001 he presented his first solo show, Fiction, at Centro de la Fotografia and Route, with Pablo Hare, at Sala Luis Miro Quesada Garland, both in Lima. Before leaving Peru in 2002 he presented a show at the experimental gallery “del excusado”: Panorama excusado. That same year he received the prize from Fundacion Telefonica. He’s been living and working in Madrid since then. His work has been included recently in the project of Latin American photography Open maps, published in Spain.

His work is part of the collection of Fundacion Telefonica, the Gruenberg collection (Lima, Madrid), the collection of Cesar Gaviria (Bogota), the INJUVE Collection (Madrid), etc.