Areli Moran. is a Mexican LGBTQ+ artist living in Berlin. Her work presents visually powerful perspectives on current feminist and political topics through deep autobiographical excavation.
In 2015 she founded her dance company Expectante in Monterrey, Mexico and in 2017 she founded the multifunctional performance space / dance studio Espacio Expectante that currently still directing. She is part of the curatorial and organisation team of Festival Espontáneo in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico since 2016 and the danish art platform Project V, since 2018.
She performed internationally with Canadian choreographer Daina Ashbee for nine years. Now days she perform, intermittently, with Swiss company Divisar direct by Mehdi Duman and Canadian artist Meagan O’shea.
She had received support for her collaboration work “A menos que quieras bailar” from the Canada Council for the Arts. Her piece “Unfolded lights” was sponsored by Isadora Software to be further developed during a residency at Lake Studios, Berlin and it was subsequently performed at the Troikatronix Festival at Uferstudios in 2017.
Since her arrival in Berlin on 2018 she has focused her artistic development granted with a co-production support by Sophiensaele and premiered at Tanztage Berlin, 2020 for her work “La postal de nuestra existencia”. She took part of the Residency Programme as Digital Lab “Artistic manoeuvres for the digital present” at HAU in Berlin and in 2021 she received a grant by Fonds Darstellende Künste as part of TakeCareResidenzen. In 2021 she was granted by FONCA Mexico for her ongoing research and in 2022 received DisTanzen in Berlin.