About

Amor Muñoz was born in Mexico City in 1979.

Her work combines performance and experimental electronics with traditional media such as drawing and textile techniques. Currently her work explores the textile – technology relationship, showing a special interest in the interaction between material forms and social discourse.

Muñoz has a special interest about the drawing and the looking for possibilities in the expanded field, thinking the drawing as a functional system, as a machine, as a code, language, etc. Her projects involves other fields of knowledge such as engineering, sociology, anthropology, design and technology. Her process is based in the interdiscipline and the DIY culture.

Muñoz studied Law at UNAM and art at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts. Her work has been exhibited in museums, galleries and festivals, such as: 21er Haus, Belvedere (Vienna, Austria) ; Laboratorio Arte Alameda (Mexico City); The National Arts Center,Tokyo (Japan); Jonathan LeVine Gallery (New York City); OK Center- Ars Electronica (Linz, Austria); Palácio das Artes (Belo Horizonte, Brazil); ACVic Centre d’Arts Contemporànies (Barcelona, Spain); Rubin Center, University of Texas, El Paso (Texas. USA) and others.

One of the most representative projects of her work is Maquila Región 4 (MR4). In 2012, MR4 received an Honorable Mention at the Prix Ars Electronica and the New Face Award at Japan Media Arts Festival in 2013.This project has been published in the New York Times and awarded by Mentes Quo magazine + Discovery Channel (MX).