Jota Castro, *1965 in Lima, Peru / lives and works in Brussels, Belgium
Jota Castro is a Brussels-based Franco-Peruvian artist, curator and one of the most interesting and active artist today to propagate a political activism within his practice. Conjuring up trivial humor, politically incorrect sarcasm and a wide range of references, Castro‘s sculptures, installations and performances point up certain mechanisms at work in society, whose imbalances and weaknesses are skillfully highlighted by the artist.

Jota Castro
“Guantánamo”, 2005
Mixed media, 500 x 200 x 200 cm, Edition of 2 + 1 AP
exhibition view KW Berlin, 2015
Photo: Timo Ohler
Jota Castro, "Motherfuckers Never Die", Het Domein Museum, Sep-Dec 2012, Sittard