Carlos Colín is a visual artist, pedagogue, and PhD candidate in Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program at UBC who currently lives and works between Mexico City and Vancouver. Colín studied his undergraduate program in Visual Communication and Design (2004) and received MFAs at the National School of Fine Art UNAM, in Mexico City (2011) and at the University of British Columbia in UBC (2013). His work explores and connects the cultural, theoretical, socio-political, religious, and artistic manifestations through baroque’s system as a colonial legacy in contemporary Mexico, Latin America, and by extension its migration. He is represented by Fazakas Gallery in Vancouver. His work has been exhibited in venues such as the BIENALSUR 2021; AWA Cultura in Caracas, Venezuela; Aramauca Contemporary Art Platform in Chiapas, Mexico; The Reach Gallery Museum in Abbostford; Grunt Gallery in Vancouver; Sur Gallery in Toronto; Galería de la Raza in San Francisco; and Rufino Tamayo Museum, Mexico City; among many others. Colín was awarded the 2016 Emerging Artist, Mayor’s Arts Awards for the City of Vancouver in Visual Arts, and the 2017 Artist Studio Award Program.