Dairo Vargas, IDENTITIES




Carola Syz Projects Presents
 
IDENTITIES
An exhibition of paintings by  Dairo Vargas
 
Consulate of Colombia 
35, Portland Place,  London  W1B 1AE
 
Vargas portrait series was created in 2014 during a period of intense personal transformation. 
 
The artist created imaginary portraits, with blurred features and ambiguous identities. Like ghosts arising from the artist’s unconscious depths, their symbolic materialisation, on paper or canvas, were for Vargas a cathartic process on a path to search for his true identity. 
Similar to an actor changing roles and personalities, the artist experienced traversing layers of his conscious and unconscious mind to finally reach his soul. Through associating with the different identities of the people he creates, he expresses his own emotions on canvas.
 
Colombian born Dairo Vargas (b 1978) works as a graphic designer and lives and works in London.
 
Supported by The Embassy and the Consulate of Colombia in London.
Duration 29 April 2015 - 14 May 2015
Times Monday to Friday, 9am - 1pm / 3pm-5pm
Cost Free
Venue Consulate of Colombia
Address 35, Portland Place London W1B 1AE, ,
Contact +44(0)7768080206 / art@carolasyz.com / www.dairovargas.com

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