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Gilberto Esparza

Visual Artistat Taller30
San Miguel de Allende,
Focus area: Analog, Architecture, Astronomy, Space, Biology, Computer Music, Electroacoustic Music, Sonification, Cultural Practices, Social Practice, Design, Digital Art, New Media, Ecology, Environment, Electronic, Digital Literature, Electronics, Environmental Art, Eco Art, Land Art, Experimental Music, Fabrication, Maker Art, Marine, Ocean Science, Public Art, Robotics, Electronics, Site Specific, Place Making

Born in Aguascalientes, México, 1975. Lives and works in San Miguel de Allende and Mexico City. Bachelor of Fine Arts at The University of Guanajuato and did a one-year exchange at the Faculty of Fine Arts of San Carlos in Valencia, Spain. He investigates technology as a possibility to pose questions and solutions to the impacts of the human footprint on life on earth, based on a vindication of the intelligence inherent in life and rethinking the relationship of human societies with the natural environment.

His practice employs recycling consumer technology and experiments with biotechnology. Research centers such as the Chemical Engineering and Processes Group of the University of Cartagena in Spain, the CINVESTAV Mechatronics Area of ​​the National Polytechnic Institute, Engineering Institute in Juriquilla, UNAM, Digital Arts at the Guanajuato University have collaborated in their projects.

Gilberto Esparza has had individual and group exhibitions in Mexico, the United States, Canada, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Argentina, Spain, The Netherlands, Belgium, Slovenia, Doha. He received the Golden Nica, Hybrid Art at the Prix Ars Electronica 2015, second Vida 13 award from Fundación Telefónica de España, honorable mention at Ars Electrónica, Linz Austria and the Ibero-American Production Award VIDA 09. Currently, he is a member of the National System of Art Creators.