The following article was published in N-SPHERE October 2011 issue.


Name: Santiago Caruso

Location: Quilmes City, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Occupation: Artist, illustrator

Definition of personal sphere: I am dark, ironic and dramatic. Luminous, sensitive and humorous.

Artwork in 4 words: Decadent, speaking silently poetry.

What is inspirational for you: My inspiration is the occult, the mystery of life, the fatalities, the oppression of the world system, the grotesque, the marginalized people.

Currently favourite artists: Gustave Moreau, Odilon Redon, Alfred Kubin, Alphonse Mucha, Gustav Klimt, Goya, Giuseppe Ribera and many others.

Tools of trade: 4B Pencil, ink and cutter, watercolors and brushes, sponge, paper, patience, constancy, time. Scanner.

Current obsessions: Synthesis, Atmospheres, Different compositions, less details.

Personal temptation: To have my own Press title and to publish what I want without deal with market limitations or publisher’s limitation.

Artwork: Santiago Caruso. Pibes Fuera del Sistema. Courtesy of the artist.


Full article here.