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Artist and poet in Residence,

Phoenix Athens August-September 2020

Arturo's lyrical, autobiographical drawings show a layered visual language derived from the different cultures he has encountered to the backdrop of his upbringing in the Caribbean. Desimone uses the medium of drawing as a poem after Babel.

Arturo's poems are featured in several online platforms such as the online British literary journal Berfrois.

Listen to Arturo's poem "Eros the Greek Electrician

Arturo’s writing in art criticism may be viewed here:  

PARTHENONS OF SILENCE: Censorship and the Art-world courtesy of Herri arts and culture magazine.

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