Friday, January 22

Edgardo Antonio Vigo


(1987)
"This exhibition celebrates the mail art, visual poetry, performative works, and publications of the Argentine artist Edgardo Antonio Vigo (1928–1997). From his quiet hometown of La Plata, Vigo developed an extensive network of contacts in the Americas and Europe, making the city a hub of the international mail art movement—a loose network of artists who exchanged ideas, art, and poetry through the postal system. From his defiantly local position, Vigo developed an internationalism tempered by a sharp critique of the foreign policy of the United States, from its role in the Vietnam War to its support of authoritarian Latin American governments. ..."
MoMA - The Unmaker of Objects: Edgardo Antonio Vigo's Marginal Media (Video)
[PDF] Edgardo Antonio Vigo's Proyectos a Realizar
Edgardo Antonio Vigo (by Clemente Padin - Uruguay)
Edgardo Antonio Vigo's essay, "Process/Poetry To And/Or Realize"
YouTube: Edgardo Antonio Vigo, SEÑALAMIENTO XI - SOUVENIR DE DOLOR

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