Iberia Pérez González
Iberia Pérez González is the Andrew W. Mellon Caribbean Cultural Institute Coordinator at the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM). She received a Ph.D. in Art History and Theory from the University of Essex (United Kingdom), and an MPhil in Contemporary Art in a Global Perspective from Leiden University (the Netherlands). Her interdisciplinary research engages with contemporary art in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a focus on artist’s initiatives and self-organized networks, and the intersection between art, politics, and the environment. She has written for scholarly publications and exhibition catalogues, and worked in various research, curatorial, and editorial platforms in Europe, the United States, and Puerto Rico. Prior to joining PAMM, she was a C-MAP Fellow for Latin America and the Caribbean at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, where she also collaborated with the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Research Institute.
Art, Activism, and the Environment in Puerto Rico
Water issues have become one of the most pressing global challenges of the 21st century, and Puerto Rico is no exception. Although freshwater abounds, the islands streams and rivers are running dry, lakes are shrinking, and aquifers are being critically depleted.
Arte, activismo y medioambiente en Puerto RicoBy Iberia Pérez González and Natalia Viera Salgado
Los problemas del agua se han convertido en uno de los retos mundiales más urgentes del siglo XXI, y Puerto Rico no es una excepción