SERGIO DE LA TORRE

  • RESIDENCY DATES : Apr 11th 2007 to May 31st 2007
  • PRACTICE : Visual Artist
  • FROM : USA

Sergio De La Torre is a photographer and performance/installation artist. De La Torre grew up in the Tijuana/San Diego border area and migrated to San Francisco. His photographic, performance and installation works have focused on issues regarding diaspora/tourism and identity politics. In 1995, De La Torre co-founded the performance/installation group Los Tricksters. These performance/installations have taken place in a variety of venues including street fairs, academic conferences, art galleries, film festivals and non-profit art spaces.

De La Torre's works, among them ACCESS DENIED, DISAPPEARING and MEXICLONE, have appeared in the Bienal Barro de America at the Museo de Bellas Artes in Caracas, Venezuela; in the Cleveland Performance Art Festival, in Cleveland, Ohio; at the Centro Nacional para las Artes in Mexico City; and in San Francisco at the DeYoung Museum and the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. De La Torre's film and video work has included photography for Los Que Se Van, directed by Adolfo Davila, and assistant to the art director on GARDEN OF EDEN, directed by Maria Novaro.