Eduardo Costa, Mental Relations, Rufino Tamayo Museum, 2017.

Santiago Villanueva (Argentina) is a curator and artist who lives and works in Buenos Aires. He has been working on the development of surrealism in Argentina extending his research to the young generation of artists in Buenos Aires.

During the residency with Delfina Foundation and Tate, Santiago will develop research, public programs and web-related content spotlighting the TATE Latin American Collection.

Santiago heads up the La Ene-Amplified Influence Area at the New Museum Energy of Contemporary Art (Nuevo Museo Energía de Arte Contemporáneo). He curated Bellos Jueves, a program of artist’s interventions at the National Museum of Fine Arts of Buenos Aires. Between 2016 and 2017 he developed the educational program at the Museum of Modern Art in Buenos Aires. Recently he curated, together with Manuela Moscoso, a retrospective of the argentine artist Eduardo Costa at the Rufino Tamayo Museum in Mexico. As an artist he has exhibited at Isla Flotante Gallery (Buenos Aires, 2016), Y Gallery (New York, 2015), Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (Paris, 2015) CIFO- Cisneros-Fontanals Art Foundation (Miami, 2013), Abate Gallery (2012-2014).

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Collecting as Practice:
Season 2


Winter 2018

Supported by

Rutherford Fund


Please note all artist-in-residence biographies are accurate at the time of their residency. For up-to-date bios please visit the artist’s website.

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