Daniel Lara Ballesteros
b. 1976, Monterrey, Mexico
Is a new media and sound artist based in Mexico City.
Educational training
2001 Degree in Visual Arts from the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León. Monterrey México.

Awards Outstanding Distinctions
2017 National System of Art Creators of the National Fund for Culture and the Arts (FONCA) in México.
2016 Guest Artist in the Curatorial Program of the XII Biennial FEMSA Monterrey, Mexico. 2015 Fellow of the Program to Encourage Artistic Creation and Development PECDA. For the State of Nuevo León, Mexico.
2010 Beneficiary of the Program of Promotion and Cultural Coinvestments of FONCA, Mexico City.
2006 Fellow of the Young Creators Program of FONCA. Mexico City.Individual


Artist residencies
2020 "Bibliotheke Andreas Züst" Oberegg Zwitzerland.
2019 “Artefacto Sonoro” Quito Ecuador.
2018 Ateliers Vivegnis International program RAVI in Liège Belgium.
2017 Flora School Program in FLORA ars+natura Bogotá Colombia.
2015 Lugar Común , within the framework of the XII Biennial FEMSA Monterrey México.
2002 Conaculta & Culture Ministry, Bogotá Colombia.

Solo shows
2019 “Cymatic Fabric” (performance) X Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City.
2018 “Yarumo. Dialoges and Resonances” Museum of Modern Art of Medellín
2016 “Aleación” Installation in the Sound Space of Casa del Lago UNAM Mexico City, Curated by Tito Rivas.
2008 "Eflorescencias Alcalinas" Curated By Arcangelo Constantini 1/4 Gallery, Mexico City.
2005 “Subjective Inventory” Alternativa Once Gallery, San Pedro Garza Garcia Nuevo León Mexico. 2000 “Untitled”, Curated by Pierre Raine, French Alliance of Monterrey Nuevo León Mexico.

Sound art and media festivals
2019 "Umbral 45", Queretaro Mexico.
2018 “Voltaje” Art and technology salon, Bogotá Colombia.
2016 “Meditatio Sonus” Sound art festival Oaxaca Mexico.
2014 “Luminaria” Arts Festival, San Antonio Tx.
2013 “FACTO” Sound Artifacts Festival, Mexico City.
2012 “Meditatio Sonus” Sound art festival Chapultepec Forest, Mexico City.
2010 “Radar” Sound art and experimental music festival, Mexico City.
2005 “Transitio MX“ Electronic art festival, Mexico City.
2001 “ESO …” Third International Sound Art Festival, Mexico City.

Collective Exhibitions
2020 "Yo era bueno tirando piedras" La Tallera, Cuernavaca Mexico.
2019 “1519/3” (Performance and Sound Sulpture feat Central de Maquetas) Centro Cultural Universitario Tlatelolco, Mexico City.
2019 “Modos de Oir” (Performance) Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City.
2018 “In a World of Endless Rainfall” (Performance and Sound instalation feat Johannes Willy) Galerie Für Gegenwartskunst E-Werk, Freiburg Germany.
2017 “Esto es Temporal”, shows that collects the works of FLORA 2017 resident artists. Curated by José Roca and exhibited in “La Casita” in Bogotá.
2016 Poetics of decrease. How to live better with Less? The curatorial program of the XII Biennial FEMSA, curated by Willy Kautz and Leo Marz.
2016 “Kozmic blues. BETWEEN CONTROL / DESCONTROL”. At the CCU BUAP Art Gallery, Puebla Mexico, Curated by Guillermo Santamarina.
2016 “Resonances In the Garden of Delights, An Auditory and Entropy Experience” Carrillo Gil Art Museum, Mexico City. Curated by Guillermo Santamarina.
2015 Differance (Diferent Deferred" Exhibition of mexican sound art curated by Manuel Rocha Iturbide and Bárbara Perea., Le Laboratoire Gallery, Mexico City.
2010 (READY) MEDIA: Toward an Archeology of the Media and the Invention in Mexico . Curated by Manuel Rocha Iturbide. Laboratory Alameda Art, Mexico City.
2010 Darker than the night / Collective – Interdiscipline. Curated by Gabriel Mestre, Casino Metropolitano. Mexico City.
2009 “CHPPDNSCRWD” Collective – Interdisciplinary, Curated by Brett W. Shultz. Gallery Yautepec. Mexico City.
2009 “Visiónica”, sound and video art, National Sound Library Mexico City, Curated by Lucia Cavalchini.
2008 “Islas de Resguardo Sonoro”, National Sound Library Mexico City, Curated by Arcangel Constantini.
2006 Better than sex, better than Disneyland, video-art. Curated by Marco Arce, Gallery Ramis Barquet Chel sea of New York.
2002 “Entre Casa”, Collective Exhibition. Curated by Andrea Echeverri and Jaime Cerón, Santa Fe Gallery, Bogota Colombia.
2001 “Con Fulgente Hado”, Curated by Gillermo Santamarina.
2000 Nipper, Collective exhibition of sound art. Curated by Marco Granados. University Library Raúl Rangel Frías. Monterrey NL


Drawings
El estado primordial
Cymatic fabric
Contact / contacto
Curriculum Vitae
Maybe something lighter than the air
Cymatic fabric II
Yarumo, dialogos y resonancias
Music