Bachelor Degree in Design

Mario Santamaría

Artistic production

Qualifications and academic training

  • Graduate in Fine Arts from the Polytechnic University of Valencia
  • Master in Visual Arts and Multimedia from the Polytechnic University of Valencia

Activity and/or professional career

He has shown his work in spaces such as CaixaForum (Barcelona), MACBA (Barcelona), ZKM (Karlsruhe), WKV (Stuttgart), Fundació Antoni Tàpies (Barcelona), CO Berlin, CENART (Mexico), Arebyte (London), Aksioma (Ljubljana) ), La Casa Encendida (Madrid) and Los Rencontres d'Arles, among others. He has given talks and workshops at educational institutions such as UPV Valencia, UdL Lleida, Trinity College Dublin, Universität Bremen, ISIA Urbino and UC Berkeley


  • Watched! Surveillance, Art and Photography. Koenig Books, London (2016)
  • The New Aesthetic and Art: Constellations of the Postdigital. Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam (2016)
  • GUEST, GHOST, HOST: MACHINE! Booklet, Serpentine Galleries, London (2017)
  • Song of the Sky. Catalog C/O Berlin. Spector Books, Leipzig (2022)


  • Gàrgola. La Panera Art Center, Lleida (2022)
  • Remote Hands. Ángels Barcelona Gallery (2022)
  • Songs of the sky. Photography & the Cloud. Monoprix, Les Rencontres d'Arles, France (2022)
  • Writing the History of the Future. ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany (2019)
  • Home. Arebyte on screen. London, United Kingdom (2019)


  • BCN Producció. Research project (2022)
  • Miquel Casablancas Work Award (2021)
  • Scholarships for research and creation in the artistic and thought fields, OSIC, Generalitat de Catalunya (2020)
  • BlueProject Foundation residency scholarship. (2019)
  • Finalist Post-Photography Prototyping at Fotomuseum Winterthur (2016)