AngelVergaraSantiago_b°1958, Mieres, Spain. Lives and Works in Brussels, Belgium.

Angel Vergara’s work includes a wide range of media and disciplines: representations, drawings, paintings, videos and installations. Audiovisual materials play an important role in most of his exhibition and constitute a substantial part of his work.

His performances are public sometimes, Vergara walks brush in hand, tracing the outline of people and objects around, interacting socially with the environment. His work reveals the essential tension to which the artist is exposed from the moment he start creating. To this end, he maintains a constant dialogue with other works of art and artists. For the Belgian Pavilion at in the Venice Biennale (2011), Angel Vergara created a special project entitled “Feuilleton, Les sept péchés capitaux” based on the theme of the seven deadly sins: envy, anger, intellectual laziness… This theme is used as a leitmotif and applied to today’s society.

Click here to see his exhibition in the M HKA (2001)