(b Mexico City 1964). Visual Artist living in Mexico City
With a university education, at a Bachelor level, as Graphic Communication Designer, Antonio Arango has expanded his studies with several courses in art theory, photography, film, theater, comics and electronic media arts.
He has obtained several recognitions as the 3rd. place in the Third Video Biennial in the category of Experimental and Video Art (“C ++”, 1994). He was worthy with the 2nd. place in the Second Month of Performance (“C ++”, 1993) and obtained Honorary Mention in the 3rd Month of Performance in Ex-Teresa Alternative Art Museum (“Panopticon”, 1994). Winner of the interactive media façade for the Goethe Institute in Mexico (“Reflex”, 2005). He obtained honorable mention in the Festival of Electronic Art Transitio 2017 with the installation “Untitled, Sub titled”.
He has been a fellow in the Young Creators Program at the FONCA (Government Support Institution for the arts) in the multimedia area (“Confessional”, interactive kiosk 1995-1996) and in the video area (“Streamline 00”, video installation 1998-1999) and has received a stimulus from FONCA in the Program of Support for Cultural Coinversions by the video magazine “Glycerina” with 2 editions (2000). Simultaneously he was co-director of Editorial Nitro Press (1999-2004). He received the Support for Production and Research in Art and Media 2010 from the National Arts Center with the piece of Multimedia Dance «Coalescence».
His videos and interactive installations have been exhibited in Mexico (Museums and galleries) and in several festivals and exhibitions in the United States, Spain, Canada, Germany, Brazil, France, Japan, England and Chile.
He is currently working on expanded film, photography and graphic projects
Complete CV (spanish version)