I grew up in Bogotá, Colombia, a city where AIDS was killing my friends, and death squads were threatening my life for being openly gay. Instead of seeking cover, I became a very visible New Media artist seeking change through video art and activism
Santiago Echeverry is a Colombian-American New Media Artist and Professor, with a background in Video Art, Web Design, and Performance Art. He started his artistic career in 1989, participating since then in some of the most important festivals in the world, and he is considered a pioneer in the field of Net Art and Queer Filmmaking in Latin America. In 1992, he graduated top of the inaugural class of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia’s Film and Television School. In 1995, he was awarded the prestigious Fulbright Grant to earn his Master's degree from the Interactive Telecommunications Program at NYU. He started his academic career in 1993, and is currently an Associate Professor and co-founder of the recently created Film, Animation and New Media Department at the University of Tampa. His research is focused on volumetric imaging, interactive web development, and creative coding. All his works and projects are available online at www.santi.tv
  • Director (20 Credits)
    PARALELO2021
    Animation, Documentary, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
    ROGER BROWN2021
    Animation, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
    BOGUE2020
    Experimental, Music Video, Web / New Media
    FIFTY2020
    Animation, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
    Time Tunnel2019
    Experimental, Music Video, Web / New Media
    KURT FOWL2018
    Animation, Experimental, Web / New Media
    MARCIANO2018
    Animation, Experimental, Web / New Media
    Monday Night Scandals2018
    Animation, Documentary, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
    NATASHA2018
    Animation, Experimental, Web / New Media
    SHAMANS2018
    Animation, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
    ANATEMA2017
    Experimental, Music Video, Web / New Media
    CABARET: BILL2017
    Animation, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
    CABARET: CIGAR NIGHT2017
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
    CABARET: DOUBLE STUBBLE2017
    Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
    CABARET: FRAGMENTED BODIES2017
    Documentary, Experimental, Web / New Media
    CABARET: GREEN ROOM2017
    Animation, Documentary, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
    CABARET: Studio 542017
    Animation, Experimental, Music Video, Short, Web / New Media
    NARCISSUS2015
    Animation, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
    ORISHAS2014
    Animation, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
    LA VIE EN ROSE2013
    Animation, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
  • Producer (10 Credits)
    Time Tunnel2019
    Experimental, Music Video, Web / New Media
    Monday Night Scandals2018
    Animation, Documentary, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
    ANATEMA2017
    Experimental, Music Video, Web / New Media
    CABARET: BILL2017
    Animation, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
    CABARET: CIGAR NIGHT2017
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
    CABARET: FRAGMENTED BODIES2017
    Documentary, Experimental, Web / New Media
    CABARET: GREEN ROOM2017
    Animation, Documentary, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
    CABARET: Studio 542017
    Animation, Experimental, Music Video, Short, Web / New Media
    NARCISSUS2015
    Animation, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
    ORISHAS2014
    Animation, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
  • Music (1 Credit)
Official Selection
BOGUE
Kannibalfest 2020
Berlin
2020
Non competitive
Time Tunnel
Mostra Audiovisual EmMeio 11:1 during #18:Art
Brasilia
2019
No competition
BOGUE
CONNECT: Experimental Video Art Festival
Tampa
2019
Keynote presentation
SHAMANS
Festival Domolleno 2018
Bogota
2018
Official Selection
SHAMANS
International Videoarts Festival
Mexico
2018
Official Selection
SHAMANS
International Videoarts Festival
Brasilia
2018
BEST VIDEO ART
LA VIE EN ROSE
LES GAI CINE MAD
MADRID, SPAIN
2015
non competitive
NARCISSUS
Dialogos con la Coleccion del Museo
Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogota
2015
Nickname
Santi
Birth City
Bogota, Colombia
Current City
Wilton Manors, Florida
Hometown
Tampa, FL
Height
5'8"
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Latino
Eye Color
Green
Zodiac Sign
Aries
Married To
Divorced
Children
4 cats
I grew up in Bogotá, Colombia, a city where AIDS was killing my friends, and death squads were threatening my life for being openly gay. Instead of seeking cover, I became a very visible New Media artist seeking change through video art and activism
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