Dec. 5 - 8, 2024
The Modern & Contemporary Latin American Art Show

Amazonia Project

Curator Felix Suazo

Amazonia Project proposes a visual expedition through a selection of works by 24 artists who in the last two centuries have dedicated their work to the exploration of diverse aspects of Amazonian nature, culture and society: Claudia Andujar, Lothar Baumgarten, Milton Becerra, Adrian Balseca, Denilson Baniwa, Chonon Bensho, Bárbara Brändli, Antonio Briceño, Juan Downey, Jorge Eduardo Eielson, Jaider Esbell, Sara Flores, Ann Gollifer, Sheroanawe Hakihiiwe, Nola Hatterman, Victor Hugo Irazábal, Ana María Mazzei, Joseca Mokahesi, Emerson Pontes, Tabita Rezaire, Abel Rodríguez, Thea Segall, Misha Vallejo, Aubrey Williams.


This section seeks to show the image of "The Lung of the World" created by inhabitants of the region.



Félix Suazo (Havana, Cuba, 1966) is a professor, art critic, researcher and curator. He graduated from the Higher Institute of Art of Havana in 1990 and in 2003 he received a Master in Museology from the University of Valladolid, Spain. He has served as a researcher at the National Art Gallery (1997-2003) and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Caracas (2004-2008). From 2008 to 2013 he was Coordinator of Exhibitions and Curator of Periférico Caracas / Arte Contemporáneo. He is currently the Manager of the Sala TAC, member of the curatorial team of El Anexo / Arte Contemporáneo and professor at the Universidad Nacional Experimental de las Artes. He is the author of the books A diestra y siniestra. Comentarios sobre arte y política (Right and Left. Comments on Art and Politics) (2005), Umbrales. Museo, Curaduría, Investigación (Thresholds. Museum, Curatorship, Research) (2013) and Panorámica. Arte Emergente en Venezuela, 2000-2012 (Panoramic. Emerging Art in Venezuela, 2000-2012) (2014).

Suazo currently lives in Miami, Florida, where he works as a curator and advisor for art projects. He is also co-editor of the About Images newsletter, an initiative of ArtMedia Gallery, and Curator of IDArtLab.