Mauricio Flórez has a degree in dance and pedagogy from the Universidad de Antioquia in Medellín, Colombia and in photography from M2 Studio with master Carlos Moreira. He has been living in São Paulo since 2012, where he is part of the artistic core of Key Zetta e Cia. He is currently an apprentice at "Comunidade Selvagem", a cycle of studies on life where art, science and ancestral indigenous philosophies converge. This study cycle is led by Ailton Krenak and Dantes Editora. Since 2015, it has focused on research vde processes of metamorphosis of the body associated with the use of masks and extraordinary states of consciousness induced by the connection between memory, imagination and movement.
Mauricio Flórez integrated the program 1st Cycle in 2021.