Mario Santamaría (Burgos, 1985). Lives and works in Barcelona.
He graduated in Fine Arts and holds a Master in Visual Arts and Multimedia, both completed at the Polytechnic University of Valencia. He has been a resident artist at Art3, Valence; Hangar, Barcelona; Hisk, Gantes; Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart; Flax Art Studios, Belfast and Sarai, New Delhi. He has recently been a finalist in the Post-Photography Prototyping Prize organized by the Fotomuseum Winterthur.
Selected exhibitions include: Infosphere. No secrets! – Images of surveillance. Münchner Stadtmuseum, Germany (2017); Do you believe?. Fabra i Coats – Centre d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (2016); ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany (2015); Especies de Espacios. MACBA, Barcelona (2015); Appunti. La Casa Encendida, Madrid (2015); The Act & The Tracer. WKV Stuttgart, Germany (2015); Look into the net. Edith-Russ-Haus, Oldenburg, Germany (2014); Fuga. Variations for an exhibition. Antoni Tàpies Foundation. Barcelona (2013) and (In)visibility & (un)control. Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid (2010).