Wilber Mendoza

Dancer and interdisciplinary creator

Artist Bio

Arturo Wilber Mendoza Chávez is an independent dancer and multidisciplinary creator. Awarded with a Full ride artistic scholarship, he graduated from Bachelor in Dance at Universidad de las Américas Puebla, Mexico (2020). He studied a Art and Human studies High School with minor in Theater at Centro de Educación Artística "Miguel Cabrera", in Oaxaca, Mexico (2016).

He was a dancer at Proyecto: Segundo Piso, contemporary dance company, from 2018 to 2020. He was also member of the Cultural Groups of Universidad de las Américas Puebla: Danza UDLAP (2016-2020), Ballet UDLAP (2017-2019) and Teatro Musical UDLAP (2016-2017).

Wilber focused on improvisation practices and dancefilm making. He has participated in dance festivals and intensive programs such as: Gaga INtensive in Barcelona (ESP), Texas Dance Improvisation Festival (USA), Festival Internacional VideodanzaBA (ARG), Muestra Movimiento Audiovisual and PERFORMÁTICA (MEX).

His creative research seeks to question gender roles and to understand queer identity through playful approaches. Looking for alternative stages, he has performed and presented his choreographic and dancefilm works in Denton, U.S.A; Buenos Aires, Agentina; Oaxaca, Cholula, Puebla, Guadalajara and Mexico City, Mexico.

Current kNOwBOX media Ambassador.