Santiago Borja

About pilotis


Lecture by Santiago Borja on his work entitled “About pilotis and other recurrent images”, followed by a dialogue with Michel Blancsubé and Lorenzo Rocha. At 20.00 PM at LIGA’s Penthouse. Limited seats.

Santiago Borja is born in Mexico City in 1970, Borja has a BS in Architecture by Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and a Masters on Theory and Practice of Contemporary Art and New Media by Université Paris 8, France. He has also completed several training programs at Central Saint Martins in London and at Centro Nacional de las Artes in Mexico City. His recent work is built on the intersection between art, architecture and ethnology.

Among other awards, he has been recipient of a SNCA-FONCA fellowship, and grants from the Graham Foundation in Chicago, the Fundación Marcelino Botín in Spain and the Fundación/Colección JUMEX in Mexico. Recent projects include Fort Da / Sampler at the Neutra-VDL House in Los Angeles; In the Shadow of the Sun at the Irish Museum of Modern Art; Divan at the Freud Museum London, Décalage, at the Museo Experimental El Eco, Mexico City, 2009, and Halo, Pavilion Le Corbusier, Foundation Suisse, CIUP, Paris, 2008. Forthcoming projects include Sitio at Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye in Poissy France, and Chromatic Circus at LAXART in Los Angeles.