Luis Berríos-Negrón

Eastward view of tree nursery at mangrove biosphere Cabezas de San Juan undergoing community-based reforestation by local NGO Para La Naturaleza in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. Photo Luis Berríos-Negrón 2022

Luis Berríos-Negrón is the UmArts Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Architecture and Art, in partnership with Bildmuseet and Umeå School of Architecture (UMA), 2023-2024. Luis’s research and practice unarchives the greenhouse as a support structure to colonial memory. For the postdoc, Luis will investigate and contrast perspectives between Scandinavia and the Caribbean offering a transhemispheric effort that rethinks reforestation and biodiversity beyond colonial enframings.