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Guadalupe Ballesteros Maldonado

(Hermosillo, Mexico) / 1996

Architect, Set designer and performing artist.

Guadalupe's professional background as an office architect includes both institutional and private sectors, where she has sharpened her skills in developing diverse construction projects. Her expertise extends beyond traditional architecture, encompassing captivating set designs and innovative structural concepts.

What truly sets Guadalupe apart is her solid passion for crafting spaces that cater to specific needs. She goes beyond technical and functional considerations, delving into the fields of sensorial and immersive artistry. By seamlessly integrating these elements, Guadalupe creates architectural and set design works that leave a lasting impact. From conceptualizing theater scenography to crafting complex structural designs for exhibitions, she is driven by a deep-rooted commitment to finding solutions.

In addition to her architectural pursuits, she is an independent contemporary dancer and performer. She has ventured into immersive experiences, film projects, and stage performances collaborating with acclaimed artists such as Damien Jalet, Jacques Audiard, Gabriela Ceceña, Miguel Mancillas, Tania Candiani, and Ed Maverick with Neuderts, to mention some. These collaborations have expanded her horizons, providing her with a formation of creative and technical tools that continually enrich her exploration of different disciplines.

Overall, Guadalupe's multidimensional expertise and collaborative spirit make her a formidable force in the fields of architecture, set design, and performing arts.

EDUCATION

2023

 

 

2023

2017 - 2022

 

 

2015 - 2020

2019

2019

LAB PROGRAM in its sixth edition for Ibero-American students.

Training in scenography, costume design, installation, and art direction.

Buenos Aires, Argentina (Online)

Principles of Scenography Course - Centro Cultural Helénico / CENART

CDMX, Mexico (Online)

Contemporary Dance Program - Nucleo Antares

Hermosillo, Mexico

 

B.A in Architecture - Universidad de Sonora

Hemosillo, Mexico

Contemporary Dance Program - Escuela Muncipal de Artes (EMA) Bucaramanga, Colombia

Architecture Exchange Program - Universidad de Santo Tomas 

Bucaramanga, Colombia

FILM / PERFORMANCE

2023

2023

2023

2023

2023

2023

2023

 

 

2023

2023

2022

2022

2020

2017

"Posada Gabilondo" at CLUB OCAMPO by Gabilondo Sessions

Tijuana, Mexico.

"Nueva York" music video by Sugich.

Hermosillo, Mexico.

Intervention in 'Bosque Encantado' park improvisation performance by Ardila Dance Company

Bucaramanga, Colombia.

"La Voz De Una" audiovisual comercial for Zwan's national campaign. By DVL Film House & LIEBRE. 

Hermosillo, Mexico.

 

"La Laguna de la Lengua" videodance by Gabriela Ceceña.

Hermosillo, Mexico

"Mar De Cortez Y Un Retrato Familiar Imaginado" photographic project by Yvonne Venegas

Hermosillo, Mexico

"Chivalooba"dance film by Gabriela Ceceña. Photography by Roudy Doumit. 

Paris, France

 

"Emilia Perez" a film by Jacques Audiard, choreography by Damien Jalet. 

Paris, France

"Mardi Poesie"by LeConsulatParis performance for "Aveugle ou Constipée" a story by Fernanda Ballesteros.

Paris, France

"Recursiva: Ecos del Desierto" by Distrito 60 immersive performance. 

Hermosillo, Mexico

"CONTENTA/ATNETNOC" music video by Neuderts for Ed Maverick with Universal Music Group.

Hermosillo, Mexico

"Nos Queda Mucho Dolor Por Recorrer" music video by Neuderts for Ed Maverick with Universal Music Group.

Hermosillo, Mexico

"Cromática" by Tania Candiani, performer in the intervention "Metate" in exhibition's opening at MUSAS.

Hermosillo, Mexico 

SET DESIGN

2023 - today

2023 - today

2023

2022

 

 

2022

 

2022

 

2019

"EsAmor"choreography by Gabino Guerrero.

Scenography execution. (In Process)

Hermosillo, Mexico

"BOCA DE LOBA"choreography by Gabriela Ceceña.

Scenography design and execution. (In Process)

Hermosillo, Mexico

"MATERNAR"choreography by Daniela Urias.

Art department, scenography design and execution. Colab with Larisa Arce.

for the National Dance Award of Mexico Guillermo Arriaga

Hermosillo, Mexico

1MISSION

Structure design for the museographic instalation "Más que una casa"

Constructive model execution.

Hermosillo, Mexico

La Bonita Flower Shop

Designing structures for floral assemblies

Hermosillo, Mexico

"Danza Para Percibirse" by SinEscena Colectiva.

Space logistic and distribution design. Photographic register of choreography.

Hermosillo, Mexico

"Las Buenas Maneras" by Antares Danza Contemporánea.

Technical assistant as structural designer of scenography. Realization of technical manual for theater staff usage.

Hermosillo, Mexico 

CONTEMPORARY DANCE

2023

 

2022 - today

 

 

2022

2022

2021

2021

2021

2019 - 2021

2019 - 2021

2018

2017

"Retazos" own choreography and interpretation.

Music by Jose Javier Durazo

Bucaramanga, Colombia

"BOCA DE LOBA" immersive experience choreography by Gabriela Ceceña. 

Hermosillo, Mexico (Premier Winter 2023)

"deArcilla"choreography and interpretation in colaboration with Rene Leyva.

Performed in festivals: Maaso Taji, SinFestival by FUTURET, VISO OUT FESTIVAL, and Transito En El Mar.

Hermosillo and Guaymas, Mexico

"ASFALTO" by Callo de Sal Producciones/Carolina Ferra.

Performed in VISO OUT FESTIVAL and martESdanza.

Hermosillo, Mexico

"Piezas Para Armar" by Antares Danza Contemporanea.

Performing: En Espera, Algo Cambio en el Jardin, El Ojo de Yago, 

Hermosillo, Mexico

"DESATADOS" by Antares Danza Contemporanea.

Performed in Radio Sonora Anniversary.

Hermosillo, Mexico

"Homenaje a Martha Bracho" by Antares Danza Contemporanea.

Hermosillo, Mexico

"Las Buenas Maneras" by Antares Danza Contemporanea.

Performed in Un Desierto Para La Danza (2019) Teatro de la Ciudad Esperanza Iris (2019)

Festival del Pitic (2021) Centro Nacional de las Artes (2021)

Hermosillo, Mexico / CDMX, Mexico

"Poligono Irregular" by Antares Danza Contemporanea.

Performed in different festivals and invitations in institutions from 2019 to 2021 across the state.

Sonora, Mexico

"A Destiempo" colaboration with Zulema Campoy.

Performed for ArquiFest by Universidad de Sonora. 

Alamos, Mexico

"CRUOR" by Antares Danza Contemporánea.

Hermosillo, Mexico 

AWARDS

Dec 2022

June 2022

 

June 2023

Photographic Contest "A Look At Disability"

by the National Sistem for the Integral Development of the Family (DIF)

Honorific Mention given to the series "Dance To Be Percieved"

Hermosillo, Mexico 

Photographic Contest "Social Responsibility and Binational Cooperation"

by the Consulate of the United States of America in Hermosillo

Second Place given to the series "Dance To Be Percieved"

Hermosillo, Mexico

Beneficiary of international scholarship from LAB PROGRAM in its sixth edition for Ibero-American students.

Training in scenography, costume design, installation, and art direction,

Buenos Aires, Argentina

TEACHING

2023

2023

Cuerpo Presente - workshop

Focused on body perception.

Bucaramanga, Colombia

Cuerpo Presente / Teatro Santander - Special masterclass

in collaboration with THE PLACE LONDON

Focused on body perception and improvisation games. Hybrid format.

For the Festival Cuerpo, Movimiento, y Patrimonio in the city of  

Bucaramanga, Colombia

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