Lisandro Suriel is a photographer of magic realism and artistic researcher from the Caribbean, specialised in directing and producing visual concepts for film and photographic production.
Lisandro Suriel was selected as a Foam Talent in 2021.
Lisandro Suriel earned his Bachelor’s degree in Photography at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague and received his Master’s of Art by research in Artistic Research and Art Studies at the University of Amsterdam. As part of his Master’s thesis he analyzed early twentieth century illustrations of West-Indian mythology in relation to cultural aphasia. This research forms the foundation of his ongoing artistic project Ghost Island.
Zooming in: Photography, Performance and the Mythical