Gilberto Esparaza


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Biotechnology, Fine Arts, and Hybrid Art

Bio

Aguascalientes, Mexico, 1975. Resides in San Miguel de Allende and Mexico City. Graduated from the School of Plastic Arts of the University of Guanajuato and 1 year of exchange at the Faculty of Fine Arts of San Carlos in Valencia, Spain.

Research technology as a possibility to raise questions and solutions to the impacts of the human footprint on life on earth, from a claim of the intelligence inherent in life and rethinking the relationship of human societies with the natural environment. His practice employs recycling of consumer technology and experiments with biotechnology.

In his projects they have collaborated research centers such as the Group of Chemical and Process Engineering at the University of Cartagena, Spain, Area Mechatronics CINVESTAV of the Institute of Engineering, Juriquilla, UNAM, Digital Arts, University of Guanajuato National Polytechnic Institute .

Gilberto Esparza, has made solo and group exhibitions in Mexico, the United States, Canada, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Argentina, Spain, Holland, Belgium, Slovenia, Dhoa. He received the Golden Nika,  Hybrid Art  at the Prix Ars Electronica 2015, second prize  Life  13 of Fundación Telefónica de España, honorable mention at Ars Electrónica, Linz Austria and the award for Iberoamerican Production  VIDA  09. He is currently a member of the National System of Creators of art.

Translation:

Gilberto was born in Aguascalientes, Mexico, in 1975. He Resides in San Miguel de Allende and Mexico City. I have graduated from the School of Plastic Arts of the University of Guanajuato and spent 1 year of exchange at the Faculty of Fine Arts of San Carlos in Valencia, Spain.

Gilberto uses Research technology as a way to raise questions and solutions to the human footprint on life on earth, from a claim of intelligence inherent in life and rethinking the relationship of human societies with the natural environment. His practices the recycling of consumer technology and experiments with biotechnology.

He has collaborated with many research institutions, including the Group of Chemical Engineering and Processes of the University of Cartagena, Spain, Mechatronics Area of ​​CINVESTAV of the National Polytechnic Institute, Institute of Engineering, Juriquilla, UNAM, Digital Arts, and the University of Guanajuato.

Gilberto Esparza has made solo and group exhibitions in Mexico, the United States, Canada, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Argentina, Spain, Holland, Belgium, Slovenia, Dhoa. I received the Golden Nika, Hybrid Art at the Prix Ars Electronica 2015, second prize Life 13 from the Telefónica de España Foundation, honorable mention at Ars Electrónica, Linz Austria and the award for Iberoamerican Production VIDA 09. I am currently a member of the National System of Creators of art.


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