Álvaro Villalobos was born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1963. An UNAM (Mexico) and ASAB (Colombia) alum, he works on social and political issues through performances, videos, installations and photographs. He has received various art and research residencies to create his work and is currently a postgraduate student.
The performance consists in making visible the situation of migrants and displaced people within and beyond borders. Migrations are tied with violence, poverty and handicaps but, in spite of significant losses in nature and memory, migrants resist and create strategies of survival to adapt to new life conditions.