A reckoning with history. "Web(s) of Life" by Tomás Saraceno

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"Tomás Saraceno In Collaboration: Web(s) of Life".
Lizzie Carey-Thomas, Chris Bayley.
01 June to 10 September 2023.
The Royal Parks, Serpentine South Gallery. Serpentine Galleries, Kensington Gardens. London, United Kingdom.


Tomás Saraceno born San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina (1973). He lives and works between and beyond the planet earth. He has degree architect, Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires, Argentina (1992-1999), Postgraduate on Art & Architecture, Escuela Superior de bellas Ares de la Nación Ernesto de la Carcova,(1999-2000),Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste - Städelschule-Frankfurt am Main,(2001-2003), Postgraduate on Art and Architecture, Venezia Italia- Progettazione e Produzione delle Arti Visive- IUAV,(2003-2004), International Space Studies Program, NASA Center Ames, Silicon Valley, California, Summer 2009.

He has a permanent installations as; "On clouds (Air-port-City)" in Towada Arts Center, Towada,(Japan) and "Flying Garden", EPO Munich, (Germany).

He had recibed awars as a Kunstpreis-1822, (2010), Calder Prize-Calder Foundation in asociation with Scone Fundation,(2009), Hessische Kulsturstiftung in Rotterdam,(2003-2004), el Fondo Nacional de las Artes-Argentina Italy-Venice IUAV(2003-2004) and the first Prize in Bundeswettbewerb des Bundesministeriums für Bildung und Forschung, (2003).

Saraceno has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions, and permanent installations at museums and institutions internationally, including the Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania (2022); The Shed, New York (2022); Towada Art Center, Japan (2021); Carte Blanche at Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2018); Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires (2017); K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Standehaus, Dusseldorf (2013); the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (2012); and Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin (2011), and is part of the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Fundació Sorigué Fundación Hortensia Herrero, Arnault Collection, Boros Collection Fontanals-Cisneros, TBA 21 (Thyssen Bornemisza Collection), Espace Muraille Dragonfly Collection, Fundación Helga de Alvear, Foster Collection, Sammlung KiCo, Kupferstichkabinett Museum Berlin, and QAGOMA Brisbane, among others.

Saraceno has participated in numerous festivals and bienales, including the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale (2020) and the 53rd and 58th Venice Bienales (2009, 2019).




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