Sebastien Sanz Santamaria has been living and working in New York City since 2001. During this time, he has been closely involved with the artist-run organization and arts collective Flux Factory. He was Assistant Director of the International Residency Program, at Location One. In 2009, together with Nathalie Angles, he co-founded Residency Unlimited as an artist-centered organization dedicated to producing customized artist residency structures to support the creation, presentation, and dissemination of contemporary art. Present key projects include the development of an new information platform called "res" under the framework of NEW INC Incubator program, and the creation of the New York City Artist Safe Haven Prototype, a multi-organizational artist residency program designed to house, integrate, and nurture artists at risk. After completing a preparatory year at the Academie Julien, Peningen (Paris) in 1997, Sebastien received a BFA from the École de Beaux-Arts de Montpellier District in Montpellier, France.
[roundtable_menu] [contributor]Diana Ramarohetra[excerpt][Artist residencies] help the artist to grow, to not feel alone, and to become more convinced of their chosen vocation and role in the society. Unfortunately, this is