Miler Lagos

Bogotá, Colombia, 1973

Lives and works in Bogotá

Miler Lagos was born in 1973 in Bogotá, where he actually lives and works. Graduated of Plastic Arts from the National University of Colombia and studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of America in Bogotá. He has done artist residency programs in London, Berlin, Toronto, New York, and Medellín. During his career he has participated in international meetings, including the Off Biennial of Cairo, the Biennial of Cuenca, Openart of Sweden, the Biennial of Site Santafé in New Mexico, Philagrafika in Philadelphia, Biennial of the Americas in Denver, Second Polygraphic Triennial in Puerto Rico, Valparaiso-Interventions in Chile, the Bogotá Biennial, the Medellín Encounter and the XIII Cuenca Biennial.

His work has been exhibited individually and collectively in cultural institutions such as: Frost Art Museum in Miami, Claremont Museum in Los Angeles, Museo Amparo in Puebla, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey in Mexico, among others. In Colombia he has exhibited at the Museum of Antioquia in Medellín, the National University of Colombia Museum of Arts in Bogotá, La Tertulia Museum in Cali, the Museum of Modern Art in Bogotá, the Museum of Modern Art in Barranquilla.

Among his solo exhibitions are

  • Lat. 65.31N Long. 114.13W Frost Art Museum of Miami,
  • The Great Tree of Water Magnan Metz Gallery in New York,
  • Rompimiento de Gloria Odeón Theater Foundation in Bogotá,
  • Arqueología del deseo Enrique Guerrero Gallery in Mexico City,
  • Naturaleza Indomable Ignacio Liprandi Contemporary Art in Buenos Aires,
  • Harmonizing Forces AB Projects in Toronto,
  • Silence Dogood Arthur Ross Gallery in Philadelphia,
  • Atracción Faría Fábregas Gallery, Caracas.

He has participated in numerous group exhibitions including: PAPER Saatchi Gallery and Vanishing Points Guest Projects in London. Mind The Map Punkt Ø GALLERI F15 in Oslo, Other floras Nara Roesler Gallery in São Paulo, and Erinnerungsfelder / Campos de memoria, Fundación Gilberto Alzate Avendaño in Bogotá.

His work is part of institutional collections such as MUAC in Mexico, CIFO and Rubell Family in Miami, Instituto Puertorriqueño De Cultura, Harvard University, JPMorgan Chase Art Collection, Bank of the Republic of Colombia, Museum of Antioquia, Gilberto Alzate Avendaño Foundation, National University of Colombia Art Museum.