Costa Rican-French artist, researcher, and curator. His work deals with innovation in art ecosystems, centered on a capacity to reinvent connections between pre-existing elements rather than constantly pursuing the optimization of a process.
Civil engineering, University of Costa Rica; photography, National University of Costa Rica and École Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie d’ Arles.
After 7 years of working for international press agencies and publications as a photographer and photo editor, he joined the culture department of Costa Rica’s French Alliance in 2012. In 2013 he founded Dos Mares, a curatorial platform based in Marseille, where he develops programs dedicate to rethink the artistic practice, cultivate critical thinking and produce interdisciplinary knowledge by setting up translocal practices, commoning and intercultural collaborations. He is a member of the visual arts jury Creation grants of the Ministry of Culture in France’s southern region as well as a jury for different art residencies in the world. He was awarded by the French Senate for his work in bringing Latin American and French contemporary art in closer contact and dialogue.
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, San José, Costa Rica; Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, San Francisco, U.S.A.; Museu da Imagem e do Som, São Paolo, Brazil; UNSW Galleries, Sydney, Australia; Asian Experimental Video Festival, Hong Kong; La Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille, France; Museo della Fotograﬁa Politecnico di Bari, Italy; New York Photo Festival, New York, U.S.A; Sarajevo Cultural Center, Serbia Herzegovina; Rolex Learning Center of EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland…