Mixed materials 78” x 78”
2016 Video-performance 9hrs 49mins 50sec
Fermín Ceballos was born in San Cristóbal (Dominica Republic) in 1978. He graduated from the National School of Fine Arts in 1998. He entered the performance in 2004 after taking a performance workshop at the ChocoPop 04 International Performance Festival, Puerto Plata, DR.
His work involves various media such as painting, performance and sculpture, as well as ceramics, installation and video.
In 2015 he won the art residency of Davidoff Art Initiative for Künstlerhaus Bethaniem, Berlin, Germany. In 2014 he won the XXV Eduardo León Jimenes Art Contest for his work "Accion para Buonarroti". In 2013, he was invited to participate in the 11th World Cultural Art Symposium at the Mosan Art Museum, Boryeong, Republic of Korea, to make the black "tied" granite sculpture which is now part of the collection of the Mosan Art Museum.
He exhibited his work in several solo exhibitions in the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and the United States and in many collective exhibitions worldwide. He received various awards and recognitions during his career.
He currently lives in Santo Domingo (DR).