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Alexandra Santos

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My work is a reflection on dichotomies such as scientific knowledge versus intuitive insight, the notion of Nature as Other, alienation, the animal as symbol and metaphor, psychoanalysis, dreams and fairy tales. 

I have an experimental and versatile approach to my practice, I use performance, photography, sculptures and small scale installations.

I have exhibited extensively in the Uk and Europe since 2000 when I graduated from Central Saint martins college of Art.

I started to use performance since 2007 when I became part of an artist collective, check us out on www.Parlourcollective.co.uk -

we create performance events in spaces with interesting and obscure histories, they create a frame to our performance actions within a contemporary art language.

 

Some of our most recent shows and my performances:

 

-"Parlour Chirurgie"

Performance title: "Nigredo, Rubedo, Albedo"

The Old Operating Theatre

9a St. Thomas street

London SE1

25th May 2009

 

-"Melquiades"

Untitled Performance

The Crypt at St. Pancras Church

Euston, London

June 2009

 

- "Middle of Nowhere"

(Objects and actions in the Abyss)

Performance

Departure Gallery

Trident way, Int. trading estate Southall

5th March 2010

 

Future performances:

 

- "Parlour École Loqueteuse"

Performance based on Victorian schooling

Ragged School museum

Mile end, London

14th may 2010

 

 

My next installation/performance will be at THE FREUD MUSEUM 11th February 7 - 10 pm part of the "OBJECTS OF DESIRE".

Check the following web address for information and tickets:

 http://www.freud.org.uk/events/73956/objects-of-desire/

 

 


 

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