Carlos Salazar Lermont was born in 1987 in Caracas, Venezuela. He is an artist, curator and producer who earned his BFA in Sculpture from the UNEARTE (2012) and Technical High school Degree of Fine Arts in Drawing and Painting from the Escuela de Artes Visuales Cristóbal Rojas (2005). With active showings since 2005, Carlos was distinguished in 2013 with an Honorable Mention in the XVI Jóvenes con FIA Salon and in 2014 with the Salón Jóvenes con FIA 2.0/3 Prize. That year, he also received a Honorable Mention for the curatorship of Desafío al Poder, for the International Contemporary Art Biennial of Los Andes. He has shown his work in the United States, United Kingdom, México, Argentina, Brasil, Netherlands, Finland, Perú, Dominican Republic and his native country Venezuela. In 2014, Carlos started the P3 Plataforma Para Performance organization to promote the creation, dissemination, research and education related to performance art. In 2015 Lermont created the International Performance Art Biennial of Caracas. In 2016 he was awarded the New Artist Society Scholarship to study the Dual MA Program in Arts Administration & Policy and Modern & Contemporary Art History in the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he is currently enrolled.
2013.rapidpulse.org performance photo by Keijaun Thomas
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