Santiago Porter

Buenos Aires, Argentina| b.1971



SANTIAGO PORTER 1971, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

He has been awarded with distinctions and received many accolades, such as the Guggenheim Scholarship (2002), the Fundación Antorchas’ Scholarship of Buenos Aires (2002), the First Award of Photography by the Central Society of Architects of Buenos Aires (2007), the Petrobras-Buenos Aires Photo Award (2008), the National Scholarship by the National Fund of Arts (2010) and was selected to participate in the Artists’ Program of the Di Tella University (2011). He has published numerous books such as Pieces (2003) and The absence (2007). He has been featured in important leading national and internationals publications. His work has been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Colombia, Ecuador, Chile, United States, Spain, France, Germany, Switzerland and Egypt. Nowadays, his work is part of important national and international collections such as Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires – MALBA (Argentina), National Museum of Fine Arts – MNBA (Buenos Aires, Argentina), Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires – MAMBA (Argentina), Museum of  Contemporary Art of Rosario – MACRO (Argentina), Provincial Museum of Fine Arts Emilio Caraffa (Córdoba,  Argentina), Museum of Art and Memory of La Plata – MAM (Argentina), Petrobras Collection (Argentina), Rabobank Collection (Argentina), among others. He lives and works in Buenos Aires, Argentina.