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Santiago Morilla
Santiago Morilla
Madrid, 1973, Lives and works between Madrid and Rome.

Holds a degree in Fine Arts from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and with a specialization in Media Art from the University of Art and Design of Helsinki (Finland). Morilla has obtained important prizes and scholarships such as the Plastic Arts Scholarship at the Real Academia de España in Rome or the Gyeonggi Creation Center International Exchange Program Artist Residence, in Seoul, South Korea.

From 2010 onwards, he has carried out numerous exhibitions and public interventions, including The Road to Contemporary Art for the MACRO International Fair; the site-specific intervention Nidi at the Fondazione Pastificio Cerere (Rome); and his public art project El Jardín de la buena dicha at the Noche en Blanco in Madrid. In 2011, the Palazzo Collicola Museum of Contemporary Art in Spoleto (Italy) acquires its mural The renewal mold and the city of Palma de Mallorca commissions the production of Sobrasada Extreme, a large-format mural intervention specially designed for the streets of Palma's medieval centre.

He inaugurates the programme Conexiones de dibujo contemporáneo at the ABC Drawing and Illustration of Madrid with Ornament and Detonation. Recently, in South Korea, Water Beacons has carried out an enormous project of aerial intervention on the four roofs of the Gyeonggi Creation Center, thus deepening its interest in the modification of the landscape and the new intermediate visions of global cartography.