His work is inscribed in the tradition of popular art, resonating with the imagery of Mexican retablos and ex-voto paintings, but there is something profoundly contemporary about his work. However, there is something profoundly contemporary in his work, and that is that Roberto Gil de Montes brings pre-Columbian codes and the mythology of the original peoples to the present. How does he do it? Through the oneiric. For him, imagination and dreams function as a portal to understand reality. This reality. Our reality. Post-pandemic, disturbed and affected by social distancing.