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One Life to Live Painting

Santiago Castro

Colombia

Painting, Watercolor on Paper

Size: 16.9 W x 22.8 H x 1.2 D in

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This painting is part of a series that I titled Caligramas, executed during the pandemic produced by the COVID-19 virus. The series is inspired by the street letters of graffiti, which have been the input of my work as a graffiti writer for 18 years. In this work my intention is to turn words into images, and in that sense my exercise was to construct paintings that play between the dichotomy: image-word and word-image. I chose to paint these small formats because they allow a very intimate approach with the letters and the viewer to feel the delicacy of the expression of graffiti, which are sometimes undervalued by the noise and visual pollution of the city.

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Painting:Watercolor on Paper

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:16.9 W x 22.8 H x 1.2 D in

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Bogotá, Colombia (+57) 3108846658 sr.castropulido@gmail.com www.santiagocastropulido.com My name is Santiago Castro Pulido, I´m not represented by an art gallery, and I wanna sell my art works on Artsper. I was born on February 19, 1987 in Nemocón, Cundinamarca, Colombia. I have had a university degree in fine arts since 2013 from the Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá - Colombia. Additionally, in September 2023, I completed the studies leading to the official university Master's Degree in Artistic Production with a Specialization in Public Art from The Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Valencia - Spain. Since I was 14 years old I have written graffiti and executed art projects in the public space under the pseudonyms Cazdos and Wordbta in the streets of Bogotá and other cities around the world. In my study art work I have specialized in weaving the urban history area with the plastic arts. I focus my work in develop the tensions of city throught the performance and street walk like an aesthetic form of knowledge, in this way graffiti action is for me an a prosthesis that give me tools to explore the public space in multiple sence. And the other hand, i am interested in the Landscape like theme and motive in a lot of studio works, where I work in painting, fine art drawing, and in-situ instalations. My works and mural pieces can be seen in Bogotá, Cartagena, Santiago de Cali, Medellín, Cúcuta; and in cities of the world like Seoul (South Korea), Istanbul (Turkey), Ankara (Turkey), Lisbon (Portugal), Amman (Jordan), Ottawa (Canada), Antwerp (Belgium), Miami (United States), Lima (Peru), Buenos Aires ( Argentina), Madrid (Spain), Lyon, Toulouse, Paris (France), and Berlin (Germany). Thanks to my artistic work I have received multiple scholarships and local art awards in Colombia, granted by the Secretary of Culture of Bogota, the Ministry of Culture of Colombia and the Foreign Ministry of Colombia

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