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Mariana H. Estrella

October  27, 1986.

Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.


2005-2008 BA Audiovisual Art.

Centro de Arte Audiovisual. Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.


Direction, Production, Photography, Postproduction

Mother Legacy / Video  (2017)

Next presentation at the University ITESO


Welcome Once Again / Photography  (2017)


1. Selected by the artist Alex Dorfsman and exhibited in  Panorama Fotográfico.    Digital photography platform. (2017)

Pathfinder / Video and Photography. (2015)


1. Exhibition on the Contemporary Images Platform, PICS, Centro de la Imagen.    CDMX. (2017)


2. Collective Exhibition "Multidemensional"  at  Museo Regional de Guadalajara.           Curated by Anthony Goicolea. Jalisco, México. (2015)


Lets Go Home / Video. (2014)

  1. Selected for the National Meeting of Young Art. Mexico. Touring Exhibition through Mexico. (2014 - 2015)

  2. Selected for the Biennial Edition of CinéWomen, an european special issue featuring independent filmmakers and video artists. (2016)

  3. Selected for Dvd Compilation "Meteor" with international artists. Published by Laboratorio Sensorial (2015)

  4. Collective Exhibition "Sensorial" at Ex-convento del Carmen Museum, Guadalajara Mexico (2017)

Catarsis / Photography and  Video. (2012)

  1. Exhibited at Female Sessions Festival. (2012)

Morphology of a Time / Video installation. (2011)


  1. Video Installation within the Collective exhibition "Transición" at  Raul Anguiano Museum, Guadalajara, Jalisco. 2012.

  2. Video Projection at  Entijuanarte Festival 2011. Tijuana, Mexico.​

Eros and Thanatos / Video installation. (2007)

  1. Video Projection at Distrital Festival  2011.

  2. Video Projection at  Female Sessions Festival 2008.

  3. Video Installation at International Audiovisual Art Festival CHROMA 09, 2007.

Direction and Production / Internet TV channel. (2009-2010)

  1. Project presentation at Hospital Siloe, with an audience of managers, doctors and nurses. Guadalajara, Mexico. October 2010.




Beneficiary of the Artistic Program “Programa de Estímulo a la Creación y

al Desarrollo Artístico del Estado de Jalisco”, to develop an artistic project

during a year.





  • The Source of the Sound workshop. Taught by Bárbara Lázara. Dive In. Guadalajara, Jalisco. (2018)

  • Vocal Expansion workshop. Taught by Bárbara Lázara. Guadalajara, Jalisco. (2017)

  • Visual Development Program. Taught by Manuel Márquez, Alex Dorfsman, Mariela Sancari, Ingrid Hernandez, Melvin Lara. Generador. Guadalajara, Mexico. 2015-2016

  • The family album as object and speech self-representation. Taught by Mariela Sancari. Gimnasio de Arte y Cultura. Mexico, DF. (2014)

  • Drive and Visual production Seminar. Taught by Oswaldo Ruiz. Aula Virtual, Taller Multinacional. Mexico, DF. (2013)

  • Promotion and diffusion of artwork. Taught by Ingrid Hernandez. Generador. Guadalajara, Jalisco. (2012)

  • The Intermediate Body. Taught by Esthel Vogrig. Centro Cultural Digital. Mexico, DF. (2012)

  • Curating and Editing. Taught by Patricia Mendoza. FG2012. Guadalajara, Jalisco. (2012)

  • Photographic Post production. Taught by David Corona. FG2012. Guadalajara, Jalisco. (2012)

  • Video Production with DSLR cameras. Taught by Melvin Lara. Generador. Guadalajara, Jalisco. (2012)

  • Production in author photography. Taught by Eunice Adorno. Generador. Guadalajara, Jalisco. (2012)

  • The creative process in photography. Taught by Alex Dorfsman. Generador. Guadalajara, Jalisco. (2012)

  • Art, science and biology seminar. Taught by Edith Medina. Aula Virtual, Mexico D.F. (2012)

  • Internationalization of Cultural projects. Taught by Marisol Torres. Gajuca Company. Mexico, D.F. (2011)

  • Creating photographic Projects Seminar. Taught by Ingrid Hernandez, Juan Pablo Meneses, Adela Goldbard y Alejandro Cartagena. Generador, Guadalajara, Mexico. (2011)

  • Script. Taught by Mariana Gironella. Cinefusion. Guadalajara, Mexico. (2010)

  • Direction and administration on Creative companies. Taught by Administrarte. Guadalajara, Mexico. (2010)

  • Introduction to sound art. Taught by Israel Martinez. Guadalajara, Mexico. (2009)

  • Intellectual property. Online. Taught by  OMPI. (2009)

  • After Effects. Taught by Claudia Ramírez. Centro de Arte Audiovisual. Guadalajara, Mexico. (2008)

  • Digital Audio Production. Taught by Raul Peguero. Centro de Arte Audiovisual. Guadalajara, Mexico. (2006)

  • Audiovisual Production. Taught by Carlos Michel. Centro de Arte Audiovisual. Guadalajara, Mexico.

  • Administration of Cinema projects. Taught by Victor Ugalde. Universidad ITESO, Guadalajara, Mexico. (2006)

  • Appreciation of Cinema. Taught by Daniel Varela. Centro de Arte Audiovisual. Guadalajara, Mexico. (2005)


Mariana Estrella was born 33 years ago (1986) in Guadalajara, Mexico. She studied Audiovisual Arts at a University but her main studies were at workshops such as Drive and Visual Production Seminar, The Creative Process, Visual Development Program, Curating and Editing, among others.


She explores video-art and photography and had some exhibitions: “Eros and Thanatos” (exhibit at Mexican Festivals 2007-2011), "Morphology of a Time", exhibited in MURA (Guadalajara, 2012) and Entijuanarte (Tijuana, 2011). "Lets go Home" selected in Young Art 2014 edition; is part of a compilation of international works on DVD called "Meteor" (2015), published by Laboratorio Sensorial; selected in Cinéwomen (European Magazine 2016); and exhibited in Exconvento del Carmen in the collective exhibition called Sensorial (Guadalajara, 2017). "Pathfinder" participated in the collective exhibition FG2015, curated by Anthony Goicolea (Regional Museum of Guadalajara).

In 2015 she teaches a Diploma in Short Film Production and a Videoart workshop. In 2016, she received a grant from the artistic program PECDA. Jalisco and developed "Mother Legacy", produced during 2017. "Welcome Once Again" is a photographic series selected by the artist Alex Dorfsman to be part of Photographic Panorama 2017 (digital photography platform). She is currently working on the development of his next art project.

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