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A Conversation with Curtis Talwst Santiago

  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Friday March 31, 2023
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  • 51 Camden St
  • Free

COOPER COLE is pleased to present a conversation with Curtis Talwst Santiago in advance of his solo exhibition Moving through burning haze.

This exhibition presents a series of recent works that pay respect to Santiago’s parents as familial teachers of Trinidadian traditions, depicting Trinidadian carnival, its celebratory practices, and related stories from a diasporic perspective.

Moving through burning haze
April 1 – May 13, 2023


Curtis Talwst Santiago (b. 1979, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) studied as an apprentice of Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun and at the New York Studio School. He has completed several residencies including Black Rock Senegal, Pioneer Works Brooklyn, and at the University of Tennessee. Santiago has exhibited internationally at museums such as the Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, The Drawing Center, New York; The FLAG Art Foundation, New York; The New Museum, New York; The Eli and Edythe Broad Museum at Michigan State University, East Lansing; the Institute of Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond; the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan; The Pérez Art Museum Miami; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; and the SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah; among others. The artist was included in the inaugural 2019 Toronto Biennial of Art in Toronto, Canada, the SITE Santa Fe SITELines.2018 Biennial, Casa Tomada, in Santa Fe, NM, and was featured in the 2018 Biennale de Dakar in Dakar, Senegal. Santiago lives and works in Munich, Germany.

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