El Fauno

El Fauno

Painter

Ocosingo, 1992 PH Joel or “El Fauno”

El Fauno is a painter and an audacious intellectual of Tzeltal origin, with a deep ecological and environmental awareness, who explores the personal and cultural meanings of the life of the canyons and the jungle. He grew up in a multicultural environment in the community of Francisco Villa, located within the territory of the Lacandona Jungle of Chiapas. He studied anthropology at UNACH, in San Cristobal de las Casas, and exhibited his works in Chiapas and other parts of Mexico.