Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1959


Yale University MFA sculpture

Whitney Museum Independent Study Program


Artist in Residence, Yale University

International Residence at Récollets, City of Paris / Institute Français


Shamanic Modernism: Parrots, Bossanova, and Architecture
Umberto Di Marino Arte Contemporánea, Napoli, Italy

Latin American Art Museum, Department of Parrots,
JennieLift / IRL, Miami

When Clouds Enter the Forest and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris, France

Sergio Vega: Hashish in Naples
video screening at MADRE Museo de Contemporánea, Naples, Italy
curated by Eugenio Viola

Disassembling Paradise
Kabe Contemporary, Miami, Florida

14 juillet, le manifeste du coq flâneur et autres histoires…
Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris, France

Sublime Entropies
Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne, Germany

Paradise: Real Time (stills)
Kabe Contemporary, ARCO, solo projects, Madrid, Spain
curated by Julieta Gonzalez

Paradise: Real Time
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK
curated by Jonathan Watkins

Hashish in Naples
Umberto Di Marino Arte Contemporánea, Napoli, Italy

Parrot Theory
Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris, France

Excerpts from Paradise in the New World
LWL Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Münster, Germany
curated by Hermann Arnhold and Marcel Schumacher

Tropical Rush
Open Satellite, Seattle
curated by Pablo Schugurensky

2006 Momentum 6: Tropicalounge
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
curated by Bennett Simpson

Crocodilian Fantasies
Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
curated by Akiko Miki

Utopian Paradises: modernism and the sublime
Umberto Di Marino Arte Contemporánea Napoli, Italy
curated by Luigi Fassi

High Art
John Erickson Museum of Art, www.JEMA.US

Modernismo Tropical
Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, Florida c
urated by Kerry Oliver-Smith

Modernismo Tropical
Julia Friedman Gallery, Chicago

El Paraíso en el Nuevo Mundo
Basilico Fine Arts, New York

Sergio Vega
Espacio 204, Caracas, Venezuela

Memoirs of an outspoken parrot
Basilico Fine Arts, New York


Photoszene-Festival 2016
Status Quo: Mimmo Jodice, Robert Polidori, Yiorgos Kordakis, Sergio Vega
Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne, Germany

Florida Prize in Contemporary Art
Orlando Museum of Art, Florida
curated by Hansen Mulford

All Florida Invitational
Boca Raton Museum of Art
Boca Raton, Florida

Genesis According to Parrots
IRL, Moving Image New York, NY
curated by Edward Winkleman

The Devil is in the Details
KaBe Contemporary, Miami
curated by Jesus Fuenmayor

Mana Contemporary, Jersey City
curated by Octavio Zaya

Affective Architectures
Aluna Art Foundation, Miami
curated by Adriana Herrera and Willy Castellanos

Global Books Bibliothéque
Louis Nucera, Nice, France
curated by Jervais Jassaud

Repurposing the Wunderkammer: Building A New Space for Science and Art
Samuel P Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
curated by Sean Miller and Kerry Oliver-Smith

Sur / Nouvelles Narratives Fernelmont Contemporary Art Festival
Chateau de Fernelmont, Belgium
curated by Gustavo Urruty

Encontro de Mundos
Museu de Arte do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
curated by Paulo Herkenhoff

1st International Bienial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias
Museo de la Presentación, Cartagena, Colombia
curated by Berta Sichel

Permission to be Global
CIFO, Cisneros-Fontanals Foundation, Miami / Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
curated by Jen Mergel and Liz Munsell

Visão do Paraíso: pensamento selvagem
Solo projects, ArtRio international art fair, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
curated by Julieta González and Pablo León de la Barra

Why? Because life...
Umberto Di Marino Arte Contemporánea, Napoli, Italy

The Storytellers
Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway
Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia (2013)
curated by Selene Wendt

dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel, Germany
Videos: "The Missing Tail" and "The Deer, Not the Iguana" featured in "The Worldly House"
an interactive archive by Tue Greenfort

Archival Impulse
Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago
curated by Lorelei Steward

Au Plaisir du Livre “Collectif Génération” et les nouvelles perspectives du livre d’artiste
Librairie Auguste Blaizot, Paris
curated by Gervais Jassaud

Novas Aquisições Coleção Gilberto Chautebriand
Museu de Arte Moderna Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Argentina in Focus: Visualizing the Concept
Cristian Segura / Sergio Vega
Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC
curated by Alma Ruiz

KunstFilm Biennale Cologne/Bonn Cinema as art and art as cinema
Cologne, Germany
curated by Heinz Peter Schwerfel

3rd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art: Against Exclusion
Moscow, Russia
curated by Jean Hubert Martin

Deep Green Den Frie Udstillingsbygning
Copenhagen, Denmark
curated by Sebastian Schiørring and Camilla Berner

Echo Wanted
Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris
curated by Judith Greve

Distance and Proximity
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisboa, Portugal
curated by António Pinto Ribeiro

Ressonância da cor
Museo de Arte Contemporânea Ibirapuera, Sâo Paulo, Brazil
curated by José Guedes

Sound The Alarm: Landscapes in Distress
Wave Hill Glyndor Gallery, New York
curated by Jennifer McGregor

Greenwashing Environment: Perils, Promises and Perplexities
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino, Italy
curated by Ilaria Bonacossa, Max Andrews and Mariana Cánepa Luna

Art in doubles
Arte em Dobro galeria de arte, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
curated by Nessia Leonzini

Acervo 2007
Museo de Arte Contemporânea, Centro Dragão do Mar, Ceara, Fortaleza, Brazil
curated by Jose Guedes

An Atlas of Events
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisboa, Portugal
curated by António Pinto Ribeiro, Debra Singer and Esra Sarigedik Öktem

Brasil Desfocos (ou olho de fora)
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Paço das Artes, Sâo Paulo, Brazil
curated by Paulo Herkenhoff and Nessia Leonzini

Visiones del Paraíso, utopías, dystopias, heterotopias
A selection from the Berezdivin collection
Espacio 1414, San Juan, Puerto Rico
curated by Julieta Gonzalez

Sharjah Biennial 8, Still Life, Art, Ecology & the Politics of Change
Sharjah Expo Center, United Arab Emirates
curated by Jonathan Watkins

ARS06, Sense of the Real
Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland
curated by Jari-Pekka Vanhala

Edsvik Konsthall, Galleri Infra, Vasby Konsthall-Konstlabyrinten
Sollentuna, Sweden

Aura of the photograph: the Image as Object
Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, Florida
curated by Thomas Southall

Participant Inc., New York
curated by Katie Holten

Packed: Portable Views of Varied Terrain
Hardman Hall Gallery, Mercer University, Georgia
curated by Sean Miller

American Confluence
Edsvik Konst & Kultur, Sollentuna, Sweden
curated by Margaret Tolbert

Down the Garden Path: The Artist’s Garden After Modernism
Queens Museum of Art, New York
curated by Valerie Smith

The Forest: Politics, Poetics, and Practice
Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, North Carolina
curated by Kathleen Goncharov

51 Biennale di Venezia, Always a little further
Arsenale, Venice, Italy
curated by Rosa Martínez

Mauricio Lupini, Javier Tellez, Sergio Vega
Galeria Comercial San Juan, Puerto Rico
curated by Julieta González

“Nous venons en paix…” Histoires des Amériques
Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Canada
curated by Pierre Landry

Sites, Investigations and Re-enactments
Limerick City Gallery of Art, Ireland
curated by Sean Miller

Surface Tension
Lombard Fried Fine Arts, New York

Only Skin Deep
International Center of Photography, New York
curated by Coco Fusco and Brian Wallis

Project: 01
Ottensen playground, Hamburg, Germany
curated by Phillipe Van Cauteren

10 Floridians
Miami Art Central, Miami, Florida
curated by Rosa Martínez

Prague Biennale 1: peripheries become the center
National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
curated by Julieta González

Bienal Ceara America: De Ponta Cabeça
Museo de Arte Contemporânea, Centro Dragão do Mar,
Ceara, Fortaleza, Brazil
curated by Philippe Van Cauteren and Jan Hoet

Paradise Lost? Aspects of Landscape in Latin American Art
Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Florida
curated by Denise Gerson and Brian Dursum

Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas, Venezuela
curated by Julieta Gonzalez

Artium, Centro-Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo, Vittoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Centro Jose Guerrero, Diputacion de Granada, Spain
MARCO, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Spain
curated by Doreet Levitte Harten

Demonstration room: ideal house
The Big Show, NICC, Antwerpen, Belgium
Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago
Apex Art, New York
Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela
curated by Julieta González and Jesus Fuenmayor

Yokohama Triennale 2001: Dancing Matrix
Red Brick Warehouse, Yokohama, Japan
curated by Shinji Kohmoto

Sonsbeek 9: Locus Focus
Kronenberg mall and Arnhem Museum of Modern Art, Arnhem, the Netherlands
curated by Jan Hoet

V Biennale de Lyon: Partage d’Exotismes
Halle Tony Garnier, Lyon, France
curated by Jean-Hubert Martin

Jardin 2000: La Ville, Le Jardin, La Memoire
Villa Medici in Rome, Italy. Folie archives
curated by Laurence Bosse, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev and Hans Ulrich Obrist

II Kwangju Biennale 2000: Exotica Incognita
Kwangju, South Korea
curated by Yu Yeon Kim

EV+A 2000: Friends and Neighbours
Church of the Immaculate Conception (Franciscan Friary) and 8 Perry Square
Limerick City Gallery of Art, Ireland
curated by Rosa Martínez

The Swamp: on the Edge of Eden
Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, Florida
curated by Kerry Oliver-Smith

The Visionary Landscape
Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, California

The End: An Independent Vision of Contemporary Culture 1982-2000
Exit Art, New York
curated by Jeanette Ingberman and Papo Colo

Absent Territories
Casa de America, Madrid, Spain
curated by Gerardo Mosquera

III International Biennial: Looking for a Place
Site Santa Fe, New Mexico
curated by Rosa Martinez

The Discovery of the Amazon
CRG Gallery, New York
collaboration with artist Miguel Angel Rios

The Garden of Forking Paths
Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Edsvik Konst & Kultur, Sollentuna, Sweden
Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum, Aalborg, Denmark
curated by Octavio Zaya

Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
curated by Octavio Zaya

Bienal Barro de America
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Caracas, Venezuela
curated by Roberto Guevara, Fabio Magalhaes and Jesus Fuenmayor

Track 16 Gallery & Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, California
The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio  
Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia
Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa
The Bronx Museum for the Arts, New York
curated by Christopher Grimes (el cobarde)

II Johannesburg Biennale: Alternating Currents
Electrical Plant, Johannesburg, South Africa
curated by Okwui Enwezor and Octavio Zaya

PS 1 Contemporary Art Center, New York
curated by Joshua Decter

Pagan Stories: the situations of narrative in recent art
Apex Art, New York
curated by Janet Kraynak

Asi esta la cosa: instalación y arte objeto en America Latina
Centro Cultural Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico
curated by Robert Littman and Kurt Hollander  


The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

Ford / Philip Morris Foundation Fellowship, Yale University

Art Matters Inc. Fellowship for individual artists

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant


Raum auf Zeit, ZurAsthetik des Prekären (On the Aesthetics of Precariousness), Essay by Isabel Rith-Magni, pp. 85-97, Germany, February

Artnexus, "Sergio Vega, Galerie Karsten Greve" review by Christine Frérot, pp.129-130, February

"Repurposing the Wunderkammer: Building A New Space for Science and Art" exhibition catalogue edited by Sean Miller, text and images by Sergio Vega, pp. 58-59, Samuel P Harn Museum of Art publisher, ISBN 978-0-692-60214-0


"Latin American Art Museum: Department of Parrots", catalogue, images and text by Sergio Vega, 40 pages, Jenielift publisher, Miami, December.

The Devil is in the Details, " Half plus half equals not 1, but two different halves" Text-Photo essay by Sergio Vega, pp 270-293, Jesus Fuenmayor editor, KaBe Contemporary publisher, Miami, October.

Miguel Angel Ríos: Landlocked, "The Abstraction of War" essay by Sergio Vega pp. 143-45, Arizona State University Art Museum publisher, Arizona, November

Burnaway "Wunderkammers for the 21st Century at the Harn Museum", review by Chase Westfall, February.

Art Papers “Repurposing the Wunderkammer”, review by Galen Olmsted

International Biennial of Contemporary Art Cartagena de Indias, exhibition catalogue, pg 261, Colombia, July.

Encontro de Mundos, Diversidade na Coleção MAR, Museu de Arte do Rio, text by Paulo Herkenhoff, exhibition brochure, Brazil, February.

Artnexus, "Meaningful abstractions" essay by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill pp. 42-48, April.

ArtRio 13, "Sergio Vega" essay and images by Sergio Vega, pp 264-5, exhibition catalogue, ArtRio International art fair publisher, September.

Artnexus, "Sergio Vega at KaBe Contemporary", review by Irina Leyva, pp. 114-5, September.

Artnexus, "Sergio Vega at Galerie Karsten Greve", review by Christine Frérot, pp. 98-100, June.

Artribune, "Rispondere alla vita", review by Diana Gianquitto, Napoli, Italy, July 12.

Humboldt, "El Paraíso en el Nuevo Mundo", Cover image, essays and images by Sergio Vega, Translated by Fabio Morales, pp. 36-40, Journal,Art and Culture, Goethe Institute Publisher, Bonn, Germany, June.

Hábitat Plus, "Sergio Vega: Latinamericanidad", interview by Inés Yanes, pp. 50-3, Caracas, Venezuela, June.

"Between Walls and Windows: Architecture and Ideology", book edited by Valerie Smith, Paradise in the New World, Sergio Vega pp.65-7, text and images by Sergio Vega. Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin. Published by Hatje Cantz, Germany, ISBN 978-3-7757-3474-5

"The Storytellers, Narratives in International Contemporary Art", book edited by Selene Wendt, Chapter eight: Sergio Vega, Paradise in the New World, text and images by Sergio Vega, pp.50-55. Published by Skira Editore, Milano, ISBN 978-88-572-1721-5

Stadtzauber kulturmagazin, galerienschau, "Galerie Karsten Greve, Sergio Vega: Sublime Entropies" pg. 66, Cologne, Germany, June.

"Ciels", Nanni Balestrini and Sergio Vega, poet-artist book images by Sergio Vega, designed and published by Gervais Jassaud, Paris.

"Paradise: Real Time", book, introduction by Jonathan Watkins, essays and images by Sergio Vega, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK December, 120 pages, ISBN 978-0-615-56381-7

"Argentina in Focus: Visualizing the Concept" exhibition catalogue, essay by Alma Ruiz, Art Museum of the Americas, Organization of American States, Washington DC, 32 pages, December.  

Arte al Dia International, "Reflected Visions of Argentina in Focus", feature article by Adriana Herrera Tellez, pp 90-95, December.

Artnexus, "Cristian Segura and Sergio Vega", Art Museum of the Americas, review by Michele Greet, pp. 148-49, December.

The Last Register, "Picture Agent, Sergio Vega / Socialismo Mágico", essay contributor pg 5, Latitudes and The New Museum, New York, October 20.

DC Magazine, "Launch Pad", article by Karen Sommer Shalett, pp 100-105, Washington DC, September.

The Washington Post, "Fall Gallery Season Full of Under-the -radar Gems", preview by Blake Gopnik, Washington DC, September 12.

The Washington Diplomat, "Visual Tango", review by Stephany Kanowitz, Washington DC, November.

The, "Sergio Vega, Birmingham" by Skye Sherwin and Robert Clark, London, UK, August 6.

Klat Magazine, "Sergio Vega", interview by Luigi Fassi, pp140-155. Milano, Italy, spring.

Art in America, "Sergio Vega at Karsten Greve", review by Nancy Princental, pp. 178-180. New York, October.

KunstFilm biennale 09, Film Festival Catalogue, "Sergio Vega, El Paraiso en el Nuevo Mundo", pg 149, Köln, October, Germany.

"Parrot Theory", catalogue, text and images by Sergio Vega, Galerie Karsen Greve publisher, Paris-Cologne-Saint Moritz, march 2009, 68 pages, ISBN 978 3 94 0824 40

Grundschule Kunst magazine, "Müll in der Kunst", feature article by Brigitte Limper, pg. 36. Leipzig, Germany.

"Orte der Sehnsucht, Mit Künstlern Auf Reisen","Destinations of Desire, Travelling with Artists", book, chapter: Das Paradies in der Neuen Welt, essay and images by Sergio Vega, pp 456-462, Schnell & Steiner LWL Publisher, Münster, Germany, 494 pages, ISBN 978-3-7954-2089-5  

"Sergio Vega, The Shanty - from Paradise in the New World", catalogue, essays and Images by Sergio Vega, pp. 8-17, From Adam's hut to the shantytown, essay by marcel Schumacher, pp. 18-29, Interview Sergio Vega/Marcel Schumacher, pp. 30-37, 40 pages, Landesmuseums LWL Publisher, Münster, Germany.

Münsterland, Sergio Vega: "Paradise in the New World", feature article by Christina Henneke, pp. 96-97 winter 2008.

Kunstforum International, "Orte der Sehnsucht", review by Hajo Schiff, November-December issue.

Artforum, “Greenwashing” Fodazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, review by Eva Scharrer, pg. 456, Summer issue.

The New York Times, "Nature’s Struggle to Survive", review by Benjamin Genocchio, pg. 12, Arts and Entertainment, Sunday April 27th.

"Sound The Alarm, Landscapes in distress", exhibition catalogue, Sergio Vega, pp. 18-19, Wave Hill Glyndor Gallery, May, New York.

"Greenwashing Environment: Perils, Promises and Perplexities", catalogue, images by Sergio Vega text by Mariana Cánepa Luna, pp. 162-67. Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, The Bookmakers publisher, Torino, Italy, April 2008, 190 pages, ISBN 978-88-95702-01-8

"Still Life: Art, Ecology and the Politics of Change", Sharjah Biennale 8 catalogue, chapter: "Drop Nature: or how William Tell ventured into the land of giant snails" pp. 45-54, essay and images by Sergio Vega, chapter: "The Lure of the Eco" (panel discussion transcript). Panelists Sarah Rich, Stephanie Mahmoud, Sergio Vega, Siobhan Leyden, moderator Jeremy Bendik-Keymer, text and images by Sergio Vega pp. 93-118, Sharjah Biennial Foundation publisher, United Arab Emirates 2008, 568 pages, ISBN 978-9948-04-328-6

Artforum, "An Atlas of Events", review by Miguel Amado, February.

"An Atlas of Events / The state of the World", catalogue, images by Sergio Vega text by Lúcia Maques, pp. 86-7, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian publisher, Lisboa, Portugal, October 2007,112 pages, ISBN 978-972- 97748-8-1

"BrasilDesfocos (ou olho de fora)", (Brasil out of focus, the foreign eye) catalogue, "O inexistente Plausível" (The inexistent plausible) essay by Paulo Herkenhoff, images by Sergio Vega pp. 127-33. Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil publisher, Rio de Janeiro, July 2007, 204 pages

UOVO magazine, "Return to Paradisum Voluptatis", an interview with Sergio Vega by Mariana Canepa Luna, issue 14, pp 66-87. Torino, Italy, June.

Sculpture Magazine, "Super Vision", Institute of Contemporary Art, review by Marty Carlock, Vol 62 No 5, pg. 69. New York,June. "Notes from the Emirates: Air-Port-City, Condensation Cube, and Paradise in the New World", review by Sarah Rich, April.

Artnexus, Sergio Vega, "from Tropical Modernism to Magical Conceptualism", feature article by Julieta Gonzalez, No 64 Volume 6, pp. 76-81, Miami, April.

The New York Times, "Ambitious theme in the new home for Modern Art", review by Holland Cotter, pp. E31-E42, December 8th.

VIS Revista do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Arte UnB, "We come in peace…a path for the analysis of one art exhibition", feature article by Elisa de Souza Martinez, pp. 88-90, Brasilia, November.

Artforum, "Sergio Vega: 1000 words", feature article, introduction by Alexander Alberro, text and images by Sergio Vega pp. 215-216, September.

Le Monde, "La Jungle aux mille formes de Palais de Tokyo", review by Bérénice Bailly, July 30. Paris, France.

Le Parisien, "Nénuphars et fourmis grillées", review by Delphine Perez, July 19, Paris, France. 

Arte e Critica, "Sergio Vega", review by Francesca Boenzi, issue 47 Iuglio-settembre, Roma, Italy.

La Libre Belgique, "Eté tropical á Paris", review by Claude Lorent, July 19, Brussels, Belgium.

Nuke magazine, "Telephones of Paradise", artist project, pp. 7-8, Paris, France, June.

Le Figaro, "Un Paris tropical et contemporain", review by Marion Bauché and Charlotte Pudlowski, June 29, Paris, France.  

Le Monde 2 (Sunday Magazine of Le Monde newspaper), "Dans la jungle de l”art", article by Michéle Champenois, pp. 50-51, June 3-9. Paris, France.

Undo.Net, "Tropico-Vegetal", feature article by Silvia Camagni, June 8, Paris, France.

"Extraits de El Paraíso en el Nuevo Mundo", text and images by Sergio Vega, introduction by Akiko Miki, Paris Musées publisher, France, June 2006, 64 pages, ISBN 2-87900-971-5

Corriere del Mezzogiorno, "Sudamerica, storia di un pregiudizio", review by Melania Guida, May 23, Napoli, Italy.

La Repubblica, "Anche un pappagallo puó andare in paradiso", review by Renata Caragi, May 3, Napoli, Italy.

Il Mattino, "Vega e I grandi edifici trionfo della modernitá", review by Daniela Ricci, May 14, Napoli, Italy.

Metrovie, supplemento settimanale de Il Manifesto, "Sergio Vega, il suo Paradiso nelle favellas", review by Irene Tedesco, May 5, Napoli, Italy.

"ARS 06 Sense of the Real" catalogue, "The second paradise" essay by Mika Ojakangas, pp. 16-25, "About Genesis According to Parrots", essay and images by Sergio Vega, pp. 232-33, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art publisher, Helsinki, Finland 2006, 286 pages, ISBN 951-53-2799-7

Artforum, "Down the garden path: the artist’s garden after modernism", review by Larissa Harris, pp.256-257. New York, November.

 "Down the Garden Path: The Artist’s Garden After Modernism", catalogue. "Heaven=Paradise, Sergio Vega, Roberto Burle Marx, Lothar Baumgarten, and Ingrid Pollard" essay by Valerie Smith, pp. 14-16.

"Paradise in the New World", essay and images by Sergio Vega, pp. 152-155, Queens Museum of Art publisher, New York, June, 176 pages, ISBN 1-929641-06-0

Art in America, "Venice Biennale: be careful what you wish for", review by Marcia Vetrocq, pg. 113, New York, September.

Frieze, "Venice Top ten (In no particular order)", review by Ralph Rugoff, pp.102-103, London, September.

London review of books, "In Venice", review by Hal Foster, vol. 27, no.15, London, August 4.

V magazine, Venice guard, "Sergio Vega", photo by Jason Schmidt, text by Sergio Vega, pg. 120. New York, Fall.

BT (Bijutsu Techo) art magazine, Biennale di Venezia, Sergio Vega, review by Kentaro Ichihara, pp. 30-32, 69, 88. Vol. 57, Tokyo, September.

Il Manifesto, "Chiamata alle arti", cover photo reproduction, preview 51 Biennale di Venezia, Alias supplemento settimanale, anno xxxv n.137, Italy, June 4.

Il Sole-24 Ore, giornale, "Pappagalli in Biennale", photo reproduction, preview 51 Biennale di Venezia by Anna Detheridge, pg. 43, N. 153, Italy, june 5.

“Always a little further” 51 International art exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia catalogue, "Finding the Garden of Eden", images and text by Sergio Vega pp. 292-297, Fondazione Biennale di Venezia publisher, Italy, June, 304 pages, ISBN 88-317-8686-5

“Nous venons en paix…” Histoires des Amériques, (We come in peace... Histories of the Americas) catalogue, cover image by Sergio Vega, Histoires des Amériques (History of the Americas) by Pierre Landry, pg. 11, La Rencontre de deux Amériques (The reencounter of two Americas) by Johanne Lamoureux, pg. 27, " Sergio Vega: A structuralist study of poverty, Banana Building, El primer día", essays and images by Sergio Vega pp. 114-119, Musée d”art contemporain de Montréal Publisher, Canada, June, 224 pages, ISBN 2-551-22499-3

"MUSAC Files", survey of Contemporary Art, "Genesis According to Parrots" artist project by Sergio Vega pp. 538-542, Museo de Arte Contempoáneo de Castilla y León publisher, Spain, February, 606 pages.

"10 Floridians", catalogue, Interview: Rosa Martínez and Sergio Vega, images by Sergio Vega, pp. 92-101, Miami Art Central publisher, Florida, December 2003, 136 pages, ISBN 0-9746150-0-5  

Flash Art, Focus Photography (survey of contemporary photography) text by Julia Friedman, pg. 93 and Prague Biennale Special, pg. 107, Italy, October.

Flash Art, "Prague Biennale 1: Sergio Vega", artist statement, pp. 59-60, edited by Priya Bhatnagar and Michele Robecchi, July-September.

"Prague Biennale 1; peripheries become the center", catalogue, "Parrot Theory" text and images by Sergio Vega, pp. 172-173, Czech Republic, Giancarlo Politi publisher, Milan, Italy, June 2003, 544 pages, ISBN 88- 7816-130-6

Arte al Dia, "Paraíso Perdido?" review by Lilia Fontana, Miami, April.

Flash Art, "Ethnography", review by Jens Hoffman, pg. 44, Italy, December.

Flash Art, "Melodrama", review by Rosa Martínez, Pg. 65, Italy, July - September.

Camera Austria International, "Modernismo Tropical: Sergio Vega", review by Anne Barclay Morgan, pg. 87, Austria, May.

"The Big Show" catalogue, "Demonstration room: ideal house" image by Sergio Vega, Pg. 124, NICC Antwerp publisher, Belgium, June 2002, 176 pages, ISBN 90-76884-02-1

"Melodrama", catalogue, "Sergio Vega: To be/not to be", poem and images by Sergio Vega pp. 92-93, pp.119, 223, Artium, Centro José Guerrero, Marco Publishers, Spain, April 2002, 234 pages, ISBN 84-7807- 321-3

Geijutsu Shincho, "Yokohama Triennale 2001" review by Kazuhito Fujita, pp. 69-75, Tokyo, November.

Asahi Shimbun newspaper, "Yokohama Triennale: A warning to civilization at the Redbrick Warehouse",Tokyo, October 26.

BT (Bijutsu Techo) art magazine, "Yokohama Triennale 2001", feature article, pg. 41, Tokyo, October.

Barcelona Art Report 2001 Experiencies, “Poblar el mon de possibilitats“ essay by Gilles Deleuze, pp. 18, 36, 51, September.

"Yokohama 2001: International Triennale of Contemporary Art", catalogue, "Tropical rococo: the golden age with mosquitoes" and "Save Paradise $" text and images by Sergio Vega, pp. 350-353, Japan Foundation, Yokohama Triennale publisher, Japan, September 2001, 408 pages.

"Sonsbeek 9: Locus Focus 2001", catalogue, images by Sergio Vega pp. 250-253, Interview: "Sergio Vega talks with Dieter Roelstraete", pp. 354-355, Stichting Sonsbeek publisher, Idea books distributer, Arnhem, Holland, June 2001, 388 pages, ISBN 90-806438-2-3

BT (Bijutsu Techo) art magazine, "Sergio Vega’s Paradise", interview by Emiko Kato, pp. 160-161, Tokyo, April.

Tema Celeste, "Imaginary Landscapes", essay by Pablo Helguera, pp. 46 - 51, Italy, jan-feb.

Bomb Magazine, "Nicolas Guagnini interviews Sergio Vega", New York, December.

"Fresh Cream", Survey of Contemporary Art and Culture, images by Sergio Vega text by Octavio Zaya, pp. 628-633, Phaidon Press Publisher, London, November 2000, 656 pages, ISBN 0-7148-3924-8  

"Territorios Ausentes" (Absent Territories), catalogue, text by Gerardo Mosquera, pp. 15-34, "Back to Backyardeden Express" images and text by Sergio Vega, pp. 112-115, Casa de America publisher, Madrid, Spain, January 2000, 144 pages, ISBN 84-88490-20-8

Art in America, "An Adieu to Cultural Purity", review by Eleanor Heartney, pp. 146-157, New York, October.

"EV+A 2000: Friends and Neighbours", catalogue, "Sick as a Parrot", text and images by Sergio Vega, pp. 104-7, "Stairways to Eden", text and images by Sergio Vega pp. 162-3, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Gandon Editions publisher, Ireland 2000, ISBN 09446846-405

The New York Times, "Amnesia", review by Holland Cotter, pg. B35, New York, February 11.

Art in America, "Miguel Rios and Sergio Vega at CRG", review by Raphael Rubinstein, pg. 114, New York, February.

Arconoticias issue 16, "El Arte Latinoamericano sigue dejando de serlo", essay by Gerardo Mosquera, pp. 43-45, Madrid, January.  

"Looking for a Place" Site Santa Fe third International Biennial, catalogue, "Sergio Vega: The Golden Age with Mosquitoes" essay and images by Sergio Vega, pp. 104-107, Site Santa Fe publisher, New Mexico 132 pages, ISBN 0965058395

Art Nexus, "Miguel Rios and Sergio Vega at CRG", review by Pablo Helguera, pp.129-130, Colombia, October- December.

Artforum, "Looking for a place", review by Dan Cameron, pg. 104, New York, November.

Zoo, "Sergio Vega", portfolio edited by Eliza Williams, pp. 200-201, London, October.

Artnews, "Sergio Vega", review by Alfred Corn, Pg. 154, New York, summer.

The New York Times, "Miguel Rios and Sergio Vega", review by Roberta Smith, Pg. E35, New York, july 9.

Time Magazine, (special issue: "Latin American Leaders for the New Millennium") Through New Eyes, image by Sergio Vega, pg. 45, May 24.

The New York Times, Sergio Vega, review by Holand Cotter, pg. E42, New York, March 12.

"Review: Latin American Literature and Arts" journal, Sergio Vega, cover feature article, pp. 17-23, Americas Society publisher, issue 59, New York, fall.

Bomb, Editor’s choice: "Amnesia", review by Bruce Bauman, pp. 18-25, New York, Winter.

Flash Art, "Transatlántico: celebration of dispersion", review by Rosa Martinez, pg.54, Italy, March/April.

Artforum, "Continental shift", Carlos Basualdo interviews Okwui Enwezor, pp. 35-36, New York, November.

World Art, "The Johannesburg Biennale", review by John Peffer-Engels, pp. 74-76, Issue 17, Sidney, Summer.

LA Weekly, "Art before money", Sue Spaid, Pg. 55, Los Angeles, July-August.

Los Angeles Times, "Amnesia, an Often Unforgettable Trip South", review by Leah Ollman, Pg. F26, Los Angeles, July 10.

Art in America, "Report from Johannesburg", feature article by Eleanor Heartney, pp. 51-55, New York, June.

"The Garden of Forking Paths", exhibition catalogue, Within (Dante's Inferno) pp. 1-10, Inferno: Department of Parrots, pp. 56-61, Adam Said, pp.217-223, Images and text by Sergio Vega, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, Denmark, Edsvik Konst & Kultur, Sollentuna, Sweden, Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland, Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum, Aalborg, Denmark, Tabapress Publisher, Edited by Octavio Zaya, 226 pages, ISBN 87-7441-067-9

Artforum, "On the Endless Biennial", review by Dan Cameron, pg. 22, New York, December.

Flash Art, "Sergio Vega", feature article by Octavio Zaya, pp. 102-103, Number 194, Italy, May-June.

Documents, "On Paradise", Interview: Dave Hickey and Sergio Vega, pp. 24-35, Number 9, New York, Spring.

Art Nexus, "Sergio Vega", review by Ana Tiscornia, pp.145-146, Number 24, Colombia, April-June. 

Grand Street, "Paradise: a portfolio", by Ann Temkin, Pg. 123, Number 61, New York, Summer.

Atlántica, "Back to Backyardeden Express", artist project text and images by Sergio Vega, pp.48-57, Number 15, Spain, Winter.


Parrot Theory 101, Untitled Art Fair, Wynwood Radio broadcast, Miami, December 5th 2015.

Palacio de los Condes de Gabia, Borges en la Alhambra, María Kodama and Sergio Vega, University of Granada, Spain, July 2012.

Reid Hall, Parrot Theory 101, artist lecture/performance, Columbia University, Paris, February 2009.  

Henry Art Gallery, Paradise in the New World, artist lecture, University of Washington, Seattle, May 2008.

The Climate of Concern, Chicago Humanities Festival, symposium moderated by Lawrence Weschler, Galery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, October 2007.

MIT Visual Arts Program, Paradise in the New World, visiting artist lecture, October 2007.

Algo más que palabras, Paradise in the New World, lecture, Instituto Cervantes and Argos, organized by Jota Castro, Brussels, May 2007.

Sharjah Biennial 8, Expo Center, United Arab Emirates, "The lure of the Eco", Symposium organized by RSA Arts & Ecology, Latitudes and the American University of Sharjah, April 2007.

Palais de Tokyo, Paris, á la recherche du Paradis, Jean Delumeau and Sergio Vega, June 2006.  

Helsinki Art Academy, Finland, Paradise in the New World, lecture by Sergio Vega, January 2006.

UF Paris Research Center, France, Paradise in the New World, lecture by Sergio Vega, October 2005. 

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Paradise in the New World, visiting artist lecture by Sergio Vega, September 2005.

Denison University, Ohio, Paradise in the New World, visiting artist lecture by Sergio Vega, August 2005.

51 Biennale di Venezia, Arsenale Global Warming, press conference by Sergio Vega, June 2005.  

Photo Forum, Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville FL, symposium moderated by Kerry Oliver Smith, January 2004.

Yokohama Triennale, international symposium moderated by Shinji Kohmoto, September 2001.

Casa de America, Madrid, Absent territories, panel moderated by Gerardo Mosquera, January 2000.  

The New Museum for Contemporary Art NY, Myths of Modernity, panel moderated by Dan Cameron, October 1998.

Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles, Amnesia, panel moderated by Charles Merewether, July 1998.

Soros Center for Contemporary Art, Kiev, Ukraine, lecture organized by Marta Kuzma, April 1998.  

Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas,Transatlántico, panel moderated by Octavio Zaya, March 1998.

Williams College, Artists, Images and Ironies: Latin American Visual Culture, New England Council of Latin American Studies annual conference, October 1996.

Brown University, Visiting Artist lecture, April 1996.

CAA Conference, Boston, lecture: On Latium America, panel organized by Dana Leibhson, May 1996.


MAR Museu de Arte do Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Art Museum of the Americas, OEA. Washington DC, USA
Fondazione Biennale di Venezia, Italy
LWL-Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Münster, Germany
KIASMA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
Museé d’art contemporain de Montréal, Canada
Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, Florida
Museum Voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem, The Netherlands
SMAK, Stedelijk Museum Voor Actuele Kunst, Gent, Belgium
Museo de Arte Contemporânea, Centro Dragão do Mar, Ceara, Fortaleza, Brazil
Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, Florida
Berezdivin collection, San Juan, Puerto Rico
TIA art collection, New Delhi
Sayago & Pardon, California
Yvone Lambert, Paris
Illeana Sonnabend, New York
Jean Christophe Castelli, New York
Peter Boris, New York
Raymond Learsy, New York
Gilberto Chautebriand, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Ovidio Jacorossi, Rome, Italy
Claudio Esposito, Naples, Italy
Daniel Levinas, Washington DC
Jimmy and Leonora Belilty, Madrid