Vicky Vergou is a visual artist inspired by the essence of rural surroundings and the interconnectedness of nature. She creates works ranging from drawing, painting and film to photography, installation, voice recording and writing.
Vicky graduated with an MA in Contemporary Art from Oxford Brookes in 2005 and has previously studied in Athens Fine Art, Film and Graphic Design. She has had a number of collaborations with national and international artists. In exhibitions and residencies she has worked in the UK, Greece and Germany. She is the recipient of the Odysseus Award in videoart as well as Arts Council Awards. She has worked as an art teacher, videographer, filmmaker, graphic designer and director of photography. Her strong connection with water has been the inspiration for the ongoing project “Waterseries”, which explores water’s elusive and changeable nature.
In 2011 with the support of the Arts Council England she develops the project “Language Paralanguage”, which explores the sound-world of the 44 official languages spoken in Europe examining the phonetic and written characteristics of language through participatory processes.