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Romance Tropical

A photography and video project based on the black and white enigma of a lost Puerto Rican film, colonial romance, and the color technology that frames it.

By artist Mónica Félix.

July 3rd to September 13th, 2020

Bio & Collaborators

Mónica Félix

Mónica Félix (b. 1984) is an interdisciplinary artist, professional photographer, and yoga instructor born and raised in Cayey, Puerto Rico. She has a BA in Communications from the University of Puerto Rico, a Photography Certificate from Pratt Institute and currently finishing her MFA in Visual Arts at Columbia University. She moved to New York City to pursue a career as a visual artist and professional photographer for which she has been based in Brooklyn since 2010. In 2013 she was the recipient of the Lexus Grant for Artist at the Museum of Art of Puerto Rico. She has participated in solo and group exhibitions in Puerto Rico, New York, California, and Spain. Her work is a personal account on the representation of the migratory experience of one female body; the fantastically compromised corners of this traveled life. The devices for this identity study are photography, video, installation, writing, and performance.

IG : @monicafelix

Josefina Rozenwasser Marin

Rosana Cabán

Á.R. Vázquez-Concepción

Pedro Noel Doreste

PhD Student in Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago

Twitter: @littoral_rPRsnt

Dalina A. Perdomo Álvarez

Curator + Writer

IG: @curadoraboricua

Naida García-Crespo


Á.R. Vázquez-Concepción

Angel Otero

Arnaldo Cotto

Ben Gillin

Carrie Mae Weems

Dalina A. Perdomo Álvarez

Dana DeGiulio

Donald Escudero

Gabo Camnitzer

Gregory Amenoff

Idalisse Sepúlveda

Isel Rodríguez


Ixiana Hernández

John Viguié

Josefina Rozenwasser Marin

Joyce Oller

Juan Félix Aponte

Juan Félix Lozada

Justine Kurland

Karla Michelle Álvarez

Katherine Hubbard

Laura Bravo

Leeza Menskin

Leilani Pérez

Liesl Henrichsen

Luis Gonzaga

Lydia Aponte Malavé

Marisel Flores-Patton

María Laboy

Marlo Daniel

Matthew Buckingham

Mireia Estrada Gelabert

Mónica Santa

Mónica Torres Viera

Naida García-Crespo

Pamela Reynoso


Pedro Noel Doreste

Rachelle Mozman

Roberto Ramos Perea

Roberto Rodríguez

Ron Gregg

Rona Yefman

Rosana Cabán

Sara VanDerBeek

Shelly Silver

Sofía Maldonado

Susanna Coffey

Yamil Collazo