Area: lugar de proyectos was founded in 2005 in Caguas, has since served as a meeting point and space for professional artists and curators in formation. It follows a model derived from the residency program, through which, the space maintains a permanently open call and get proposals from artists for residencies and exhibitions.
Since its emergence, Área has carved out space area at international fairs and biennials. It has established partnerships with cultural spaces inside and outside Puerto Rico. Has also been busy building a visual archive of his career documenting the management and development of a generation of artists. Area, is one of the few spaces through a decentralized cultural calendar of cultural activities mainly concentrated in the metropolitan area of San Juan. .