Video interview with Colombian-born artist Santiago Insignares, taken at his studio in San Francisco, California, on May 19, 2018.
For information about “Aquí no hay moscas,” Insignares’ recent exhibition at the Red Poppy Art House, click here.
For more on the SPACEBAR Art Collective, click here.
Santiago Insignares (b. 1986, Troy, New York) is a Colombian artist based in San Francisco, California. He received an MFA at the San Francisco Art Institute in 2015 and a BFA in Illustration and Animation from the European Institute of Design of Rome in 2009. His work has been shown throughout Bogotá at Casa Cuadrada, The Bogotá Art Fair Emerging Artists Pavilion, La Residencia Gallery, as well as in San Francisco at Noroof Gallery, Adobe Books Backroom, The Growlery, and the California Academy of Sciences. His work addresses our relationship with memory, considering themes like trauma, nostalgia, social memory, and their importance in identity creation.