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Born in El Salvador in 1972, Simon Vega graduated in Fine Arts at the University of Veracruz in Mexico in 2000 and received a Master’s degree in Contemporary Arts from the Complutense University in Madrid in 2006. He has exhibited his work extensively in Europe, the United States and Latin America, including the 55th Venice Biennial in Italy (2013), the IX Havana Biennial, in Cuba (2006), the Museo del Barrio’s “The S-Files” show in New York (2011) and at the Hilger BROT Kunsthalle in Vienna, Austria (2010 & 2012) amongst others. He has exhibited solo at Hilger Next Gallery in Vienna (Panopticams, 2011) and most recently at Galería Sol del Río in Guatemala City (Dist(R)opías Mesoamericanas, 2015). He lives at the beach in La Libertad, El Salvador and is the Co-Editor of Y.ES Collect Contemporary El Salvador.