About Nelson Gonzalez
Born in Maracaibo, 23rd of November, 1979. He lives and works in Aruba since 2003. He is a contemporary artist, producer and teacher. Founder of Art Rap Foundation Aruba. Started his formation at a young age. His work can be considered a hybrid platform which harmonizes audiovisual elements, performance and installments.
He has realized individual expositions in Aruba, Curacao, Colombia, Cuba, Venezuela and the Netherlands with interventions and collective participations in other countries. Many of these projects are some way related to the social and the integration of the individuals and their surroundings.
During his career he has received recognition in Venezuela, the Netherlands and Aruba. Recently he received a grant from the Mondriaan Fonds in the Netherlands, for his project “The Garden of Heavenly Delights in the 12th Biennial of Havana and from the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Caribbean Area for the residence Canibal of the Divulgar Foundation of the Colombian Caribbean.