apexart :: New York City Fellow :: Luis Sagasti
Fellowship Program
Name: Luis Sagasti
Visiting From: Bahía Blanca, Argentina  
Dates of Fellowship: September 8, - October 6, 2009  
Recommended by: Guillermo Martínez
writer, Argentina
Luis Sagasti, a writer, lecturer and art critic, was born in Bahía Blanca, Argentina in 1963. He graduated in History at the Universidad Nacional del Sur in 1992 and is now a lecturer of History there. From 1992 to 1995 he broadcast the Radio program “Shit, Summer's come” (¡Maldición! llegó el verano). The humor of the program made it a ratings success and it gained a cult following for Bahía Blanca's youth. He was Curator in charge of Education and Cultural Outreach at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Bahía Blanca (1995 to 2003). He published the novels El Canon de Leipzig (The Canon of Leipzig, Editorial Simurg, 1999) and Los mares de la Luna (The Seas of the Moon, Editorial Sudamericana, 2006). His essay "Perdidos en el espacio" (“Lost in Space”), and the novel Lenguas muertas (Dead Tongues) were published by Editorial Sudamericana in 2009. He is currently working on a novel entitled Fine Arts.

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FELLOWSHIP TALK: Shit, Summer's Come” (¡Maldición! llegó el verano) with Raphael Rubinstein
Sep 30, 2009 - download talk (39MB .mp3)