Residencia Gorila’s LIONFISH PROJECT aim is to reduce the lionfish population in the Mexican Caribbean by increasing it’s consumption through audiovisual and street art, direct contact with community and viral campaigns. The goal is to transform Lionfish into the regions top cuisine.

Liva and the Lionfish documents our first mural of the Lionfish Project. Painted by artists Celeste Byers and Aaron Glasson in Tulum, Mexico.

Production: Residencia Gorila, Alfonso Garrido
Diving instructions/assistance: Jose Rangel
Cinematography: Celeste Byers, Aaron Glasson, Maris Lagzdins
Underwater Camera: Alfonso Garrido, Aaron Glasson, Jason Mumford
Editing: Aaron Glasson
Music: Disappearing People – Grab your Gear, Verigolds – Sky Pipe, Verigolds – Gloom
Supported by PangeaSeed’s SEAWALLS: Murals for Oeans


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