Benjamin Santiago

Benjamin Santiago is a multi-disciplinary performance artist currently residing outside of Detroit, MI.

He recently graduated from the Cranbrook Academy of Art, from the 2D Design program under Elliott Earls.

He is currently exploring a body of work involving Spaundou, a language of his own creation. Spaundou is expressed in performance, music, and video, most recently troh-seht whah-zhej ee-woon-doo-zha-mah ah-yoo-ohb, a 30 minute performance at the Cranbrook Art Museum.

For this performance he received the Mercedes-Benz Emerging Financial Services Emerging Artist Award, for which he will be in Berlin for two months at K├╝nstlerhaus Bethanien.