Daniela Luna was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and is currently based in Miami. She has been a part of the art world since 2005, as a gallery owner, art dealer, curator, artist, and cultural promoter, as well as an entrepreneur, writer and a diversity of other roles, usually erasing the boundaries between them.
Creator and owner of the mythical contemporary art gallery APPETITE, the venue and underground club WARCLUB, the themed gallery TANTO DESEO, L.E.A.D. Miami, and many other projects. She has curated hundreds of exhibitions, in her own galleries and for other galleries and art venues around the world.
In 2008 APPETITE became the first Argentinian gallery to be invited to the Frieze Art Fair in London, and the APPETITE booth was one of the most talked about in that year’s international press.
Artist selected exhibitions:
2006: “Love Me Games” Alliance Français, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2008: “Because I want you” APPETITE/TANTO DESEO - Buenos Aires, Argentina
2009: “Geopolitical Fairies” Vilnius Graphic Art Center, Lithuania
2010: “Secrets for a Happy Life” Oasis Clubhouse - Buenos Aires, Argentina
2011: “There are things that I can’t say to anybody” Where Where Gallery - Beijing, China
2005: “Curriculum Cero” Ruth Benzacar annual new artists contest (won 2nd prize)
2007: CCEBA (Centro Cultural de España en Buenos Aires) Argentina, Buenos Aires
2007: APPETITE Gallery at Pinta Art Fair, New York
2008: APPETITE Gallery at Frieze Art Fair, London
2008: Pure Evil Gallery, London
2009: Art Vilnius, Lithuania
2009: Marta Traba Gallery, Latin America Memorial - Sao Paulo, Brazil
2010: “Destructivos” curated by Carlos Herrera at centro cultural Borges - Buenos Aires, Argentina
2011: “Do it Fast Wrong” 798 APPETITE space - Beijing, China
2015: “The Meaning Machine” Dot Fiftyone Gallery - USA, Miami
Her work in general has been featured by media like The New York Times, CNN, Time Out Magazine, Rolling Stone, Nylon Magazine, Black Book New York, ArtSlant, Miami New Times, and many international press, as well as amply followed by the Argentinian media.
As an artist, she works in a variety of media including installation, painting, sculpture, video, and performance. Most of her work includes relational aesthetics and performatic elements.