Andrej Margoč is a graduate from the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava (2003) who has already done several successful independent and collective exhibitions in his country (Danubiana Meulesteen Art Museum, Bratislava; SPP Gallery, Bratislava; Bratislava City Gallery; Dom umenia (House of Art), Bratislava; etc.) as well as abroad (Perlhofgasse Gallery, Austria; Slowakisches Institut, Austria; Chiostro del Convento di San Francesco, Umbertide, Italy; Red Penguin Gallery, Marbella, Spain; the Slovak Institute in Prague; Dvorak Sec Contemporary, Prague; etc.). He is undoubtedly one of the most prominent figures of the plastic art of his generation, the contribution and importance of his work is becoming more and more recognized, not only by private collectors but also at the level of leading art galleries. The author lives and creates in Bratislava.
The sculpture is a part of the FAT cycle. The whole cycle is dedicated to author‘s fight against the inconspicuous and silent killer – sugar which harms him as well as millions of people around the world. The size of the tongue shows enormous craving for sweets which is even highlighted byirresistible pink colour of cakes. For the auhor, this is the way to deal with addiction and point out both the social problem and the need to fight this deadly trap.