Mundana was born in Ibarra, in 1987, where he received a strong influence from classic and indigenous painting and drawing. His work processes his multicultural roots and his education, as well as his travel experiences. His painting often inhabited the isolated, abandoned corners of the city, today they are found in Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and the United States.
2019 / Talking to Action / Pratt Manhattan Gallery / New York / United States
2019 / Talking to Action / Arizona State University / Phoenix / United States
2018 / Talking to Action / SAIC Sullivan Galleries / Chicago / United States
2017 / Talking to Action / Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art And Design / LA / United States
2017 / Incorruptible Museum / Contemporary Art Center CAC / Quito / Ecuador
2021 / Curator and editor of Outsiders of the Street Art Culture
Outsiders of the Street Art Culture is an editorial project that compiles the studio work of the most influential Street Art figures from all continents, highlighting the presence of young Ecuadorian artists, who in recent years have become a pillar for the Ecuadorian modern graphics, an honest project showcasing the most intimate work of the global Street Art scene.
2017 / Essay for Talking to Action: Art, Pedagogy, and Activism in the Americas of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Talking to Action: Art, Pedagogy, and Activism in the Americas is the first publication to bring together scholarships, critical essays, and documentation on collaborative art based on the community of researchers from across the American hemisphere.
In parallel, Mundana develops digital projects, with the firm intention of creating contextual design works, traversed by memory.
His close link with street art led him to found the contemporary mural project Numu, the most relevant urban art initiative in Ecuador, which places it in the world of cultural management.