Santiago Barco Rivière, born in Bogotá in 1999, is a photographer and art director based in Zurich, Switzerland. His profound love for photography and design began a decade ago when his father gifted him his first camera, Later on he'd work for the first time at a design agency in Bogotá. Under Alejandro Riviere. Also inspired by his architect grandfather an avid amateur photographer, his journey as a visual artist was gradually set in motion.
Working with many different types of brands, his evocative images touch the hearts of diverse audiences, transcending borders and languages. Santiago's lens captures the unique natural beauty and aura of individuals, complementing his passion for immortalising contemporary architecture and design. His work has graced independent publications and academic exhibitions, showcasing his unique artistic vision. The photographic prowess of his works shines as he focuses on working with others and bringing their ideals to life through his interpretations.
From the elegance of haute couture to architectural marvels and innovative products, Santiago's lens reveals the world's wonders with new and fresh perspective. Join him on this captivating journey, where each photograph narrates a story of human prowess, sustainability, art and connection. As he explores new horizons he continues his quest of leaving an indelible mark on the captivating world of visual storytelling.
2021- Present day - F+F Schule Fur Kunst
2019-2021 - University of Sankt Gallen
2017-2019 - Universidad de Los Andes
2023 - Analogia
2020 - Navigating The Greyscale
Volumes Zurich, 2022 at the Zentral Wascherei
Michel & The Bionic Man, 2021 at the F&F Schule