Lisandro Suriel - The Jumbee Sea in Contemporary and America Latina

Contemporary and America Latina, February 12, 2022

Foreign Agent presents The Jumbee Sea, Lisandro Suriel’s first solo exhibition at the gallery. The Jumbee Sea is rooted in magical realism, weaving together mythology and hauntology, building a mysterious and sensuous world featuring otherworldly figures of Black cosmology within a dreamlike tropical habitat. The Jumbee Sea draws from the artist’s on-going project Ghost Island, which explores the complex, dynamic and undocumented web of influences of Black Atlantic identity, while contesting the colonial histories of the West Indies, and specifically in Saint Martin.


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