Tomás Saraceno

Artist

Born in Argentina and trained as an architect in Buenos Aires and Frankfurt, Tomás Saraceno‘s oeuvre could be seen as ongoing research, influenced by the worlds of art, architecture, natural science and engineering. Saraceno has held residencies at Centre National d’Études Spatiales (2014–2015), MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology (2012–ongoing) and Atelier Calder (2010), among others. In 2009, Saraceno attended the International Space Studies Program at NASA Ames. The same year Saraceno presented a major installation at the 53rd Venice Biennale and was later awarded the prestigious Calder Prize. Saraceno’s work has been widely exhibited internationally in solo and group exhibitions such as Aerocene at Solutions COP21, Grand Palais, Paris; Arachnid Orchestra. Jam Sessions at NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore; Becoming Aerosolar, at 21er Haus – Belvedere, Vienna (all 2015); In orbit at Kunstsammlung Nordrhein- Westfalen K21 in Düsseldorf (2013–ongoing) and Cloud Citiesat Hamburger Bahnhof (2011–12), amongst others. His floating sculptures and interactive installations propose and explore new, mindful ways of inhabiting and sensing the environment. Tomás Saraceno lives and works in and beyond the planet Earth.