SERGIO VEGA

<sergio.vega@live.com>

EDUCATION

1996
Yale University, MFAsculpture

1992
Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program

RESIDENCES

2007
Artist in Residence, YaleUniversity

2014
International Residence at Récollets, City of Paris / Institute Français

SELECTED AWARDS

1999
The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

1994-1996
Ford / Philip Morris Foundation Fellowship, Yale University

1992
Art Matters Inc. Fellowship for individual artists

1990
The Pollock-Krasner Foundationgrant

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018
Paraísos Perdidos de la Modernidad
Galería Rocio Santa Cruz, Barcelona, Spain

2017
Borges in the Alhambra
Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris, France

Shanty: On the mimetic faculty II
Untitled Art Fair, Special project, Miami, Florida
curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud

2016
Shamanic Modernism: Parrots, Bossanova and Architecture
Umberto Di Marino Arte Contemporánea, Napoli, Italy

2015
Latin American Art Museum, Department of Parrots, JennieLift / IRL, Miami, Florida

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

Hashish in Naples (screening)
MADRE Museo d'Arte contemporanea, Napoli, Italy
curated by Eugenio Viola

2013
Disassembling Paradise
Kabe Contemporary, Miami, Florida

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

2012
Sublime Entropies
Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne, Germany

2011
Paradise: Real Time (stills)
Kabe Contemporary, ARCO, solo projects, Madrid, Spain
curated by Julieta Gonzalez

2010
Paradise: Real Time
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK curated by Jonathan Watkins

2009
Hashish in Naples
Umberto Di Marino Arte Contemporánea, Napoli, Italy

Parrot Theory
Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris, France

2008
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 AkikoMiki

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

2003
High Art
John Erickson Museum of Art, www.JEMA.US

2002
Modernismo Tropical
Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, Florida
curated by Kerry Oliver-Smith

Modernismo Tropical
Julia Friedman Gallery, Chicago

1999
El Paraíso en el Nuevo Mundo
Basilico Fine Arts, NewYork

1997
Sergio Vega
Espacio 204, Caracas, Venezuela

1996
Memoirs of an outspoken parrot
Basilico Fine Arts, NewYork

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
Embodied Landscape
Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris, France

Künstler der galerie
Galerie Karsten Greve, Saint Moritz, Switzerland

Room for failure
Piero Atchugarry Gallery, Miami
curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud

2018
Estructuras Vivientes, el arte como experiencia plural XIV Bienal de Cuenca, Ecuador
curated by Jesús Fuenmayor

The World to Come, Art in the Age of the Anthropocene
Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
curated by Kerry Oliver Smith

Impact
Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris, France

Processo alla Natura
Umberto Di Marino at spazio Maria Calderara, Milano, Italy
curated by Nicoletta Daldanise

2017
Un ciego enGranada
Artist's films program at Paris Photo Art Fair

2016
The Global South: Visions and Revisions from the Brillembourg Capriles Collection Mana Common, Miami
curated by Adriana Herrera & Adolfo Wilson

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

Foto Monumental "Geopolíticas Transversales"
Callao Monumental, Lima, Peru
curated by Santiago Roose and Andrés Marroquín Winkelmann

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

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

2015
The Devil is in the Details
KaBe Contemporary, Miami, Florida
curated by Jesus Fuenmayor

100 Degrees in the Shade, A survey of South Florida Art
Design Sublime, Miami, Florida
curated by Jane Hart

Theorem
Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, New Jersey
curated by Octavio Zaya

2014
Affective Architectures
Aluna Art Foundation, Miami, Florida,
curated by Aluna Curatorial Collective

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

2013
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

2012
The Storytellers
Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway
Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia (2013)
curated by Selene Wendt

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

2011
ArchivalImpulse
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

2010
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

2009
KunstFilm Biennale Cologne/Bonn
Cinema as art and art as cinema, Cologne, Germany
curated by Heinz PeterSchwerfel

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

2008
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

2007
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

2006
ARS06, Sense of the Real
Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland
curated by Jari-PekkaVanhala

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

Cluster
Participant Inc., New York
curated by Katie Holten

2005
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

2004
“Nous venons en paix…” Histoires des Amériques Musée d”art contemporain de Montréal, Canada
curated by PierreLandry

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 NY, Seattle Art Museum, and San Diego Museum of Art
curated by Coco Fusco and Brian Wallis

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

2003
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

2002
Etnografía
Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas, Venezuela
curated by Julieta Gonzalez.

Melodrama
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

2001
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

2000
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

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

1999
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

1998
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

Transatlántico
Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
curated by OctavioZaya

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

Amnesia
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)

1997
II Johannesburg Biennale: Alternating Currents
Electrical Plant, Johannesburg, South Africa
curated by Okwui Enwezor and OctavioZaya

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

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2019
Co-Existence, Human, Animal and Nature in Kiasma's Collection, “From Speciesism to a Possibility of Coexistence, Animals and the Politics of Violence”, text by Sanna Karhu, pg. 62, Kiasma, Finnish Art Gallery publisher

Frammenti di Paradiso Collezione Agovino, text by Andrea Viliani, Francesca Blandino, Martin Soto Climent, Sergio Vega, pp.96-101, Cura Books, 2019

ArtsHebdoMédias, "Voir venir entre effroi et poésie" review by Franck Bauchard, February 1st.

2018
La Vanguardia, "El Paraíso Perdido", review by Juan Bufill, Barcelona, Spain, October 28th.

Artnexus, "Sergio Vega, Galerie Karsten Greve" review by Christine Frérot, pp. 112-13, #108 March-May.

2017
"About Borges in the Alhambra", catalogue, images and text by Sergio Vega, design Joshua Cajinarobleto, Galerie Karsten Greve publisher, printed by Graphius, Belgium, November2017.

2016
Artforum, "Sergio Vega, Umberto Di Marino", review by Eugenio Viola, pp 275-6, December.

Artribune "Un Modernismo Sciamanico", review by Rosa Esmeralda Partucci, Italy, December 13th.

Orlando Weekly, "Architecture of Desire", review by Richard Reep and Jessica Brice Young, pp. 8-12, July 13th-19th.

Raum auf Zeit, Zur Asthetik des Prekären (On the Aesthetics of Precariousness), Essay by Isabel

Rith-Magni, pp. 85-97, Academic Journal, Alanus University of Arts and Social Sciences, Bonn, 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

2015
"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

2014
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.

2013
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, Italy, July 12.

Humboldt, "El Paraíso en el Nuevo Mundo", Cover image, essays and images by Sergio Vega, 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.

2012
"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.

2011
"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

2010
"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.

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

The Guardian.co.uk, "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.

2009
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, Germany, October.

"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.

Art Nexus, "Sergio Vega, Galerie Karsten Greve", review by Christine Frérot, #73, June-August.

2008
"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.

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. 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.

2007
"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.

Worldchanging.com. "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.

2006
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. 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.

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

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.

"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

2005
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

2004
“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, ISBN2-551-22499-3

"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.

2003
"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, ISBN0-9746150-0-5

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

"Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self", Edited by Coco Fusco and Brian Wallis, Harry Abrams Publishers, New York, 416 pages, ISBN 0-8019-4635-9

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

2002
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

2001
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.

2000
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.

1999
"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, ISBN0965058395

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.

1998
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, NordjyllandsKunstmuseum, Aalborg, Denmark, Tabapress Publisher, Edited by Octavio Zaya, 226 pages, ISBN87-7441-067-9

1997
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.

1996
Atlántica, "Back to Backyardeden Express", artist project text and images by Sergio Vega, pp.48-57, Number 15, Spain, Winter.

SELECTED LECTURES

Santy Radio, Untitled Art Fair, Wynwood Radio broadcast, Miami, December 8th 2017 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.

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

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-Paris
Gilberto Chautebriand, Minas Gerais, Brazil Ovidio Jacorossi, Rome, Italy
Claudio Esposito, Naples, Italy Daniel Levinas, Washington DC Jimmy and Leonora Belilty, Madrid