Pablo León de la Barra is an independent curator, exhibition maker, and art and architecture researcher. He has a doctorate in History and Theories from the Architectural Association School of Architecture, London, UK. He is Co-Director of the Novo Museo Tropical, a museum that does not yet exist and is located somewhere in the tropics. He is Founder and Director of the Bienal Tropical, a travelling biennial, the first edition of which was held in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 2011. He has curated numerous exhibitions worldwide including, The Camino Real Arcades, Fundacion AMIL, Lima, Peru (2012); Museu Labirinto / Museum of Unlimited Growth, ArtRio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2012); Novo Museo Tropical, TEOR/éTica, San Jose, Costa Rica (2012); Marta ‘Che’ Traba, Museo La Ene, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2012); MicroclimaS, Kunsthalle Zürich, Switzerland (2012); Bananas is my Business: the South American Way, Museu Carmen Miranda, Rio de Janeiro (co-curated with Julieta González) (2011); Incidents of Mirror Travel in Yucatan and Elsewhere, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City (2011); and Cerith Wyn Evans ‘To Know Him Is To Love Him’, Casa Barragan, Mexico City (2010). De la Barra has written for publications such as Frog, Pin-Up, Purple, Spike, Tar, Wallpaper, Celeste, Tomo, Rufino, Ramona, and Metropolis M.