Born Mexico City, 1975, lives and works in Berlin.
Mariana Castillo Deball received an MA in Fine Art from the National University of Mexico in 1997, an MA in Philosophy at the Ibero-American University, Mexico City, in 1999, and went on to study at the Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, in 2002.
Since 2003, Deball has participated in a significant number of group exhibitions in international centres such as Amsterdam, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Cologne, Lisbon, Mexico City, New York and Paris. Recent solo exhibitions have been held at the Centre for Contemporary Art, Maastricht; the Museum of Contemporary Art Carillo Gil, Mexico City; Barbara Wein, Berlin; the Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California and Pinksummer, Genoa, Italy.