Elvira Santamaria

b. 1967, Mexico
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Elvira Santamaria’s performance work often focuses on intervention and process art. Since 1991 she has presented her performances in public spaces, museums, galleries and theatres throughout the world, including Mexico, Canada, the Caribbean, USA, Europe and Asia. She has been a member of Black Market International since 2000. In 2001, she initiated and organized the event, Acciones en Ruta (Actions in Route), she curated and coordinated the Mexico-Japan Performance Art Encounter in 2002, and she is the presenter of the International Performance Art Festival of Yucatan. She currently lives in Belfast, N. Ireland and is a member of BBeyond.


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Artist Orange

Just as a performance artist uses their body as their medium, this is a fragrance composed entirely of the orange tree: fruit, leaves, bark, roots, and flowers. Artist Orange performs itself.

Top Notes

neroli, blood orange

Middle Notes

fresh orange juice, petit grain

Base Notes

orange twig, orange seed