Zabaleta's professional career crosses between the performing arts and the visual arts. His work includes performance, theatrical actions in the public space, the study of action and corporal expression, analogical photography and expanded cinema. His research and implementation of expanded film techniques has found an area of study that begins in the School of Alambique Theatrical Action, continues with the Visual Arts Workshop of Enrique Badaró and later with Fernando López Lage in the fac. Zapaleta's most recent work was displayed in an exhibition at Multiplexado / Zabaleta in the CCE of Montevideo 2016.
He has exhibited at the III Biennial of Montevideo 2016, XII Biennial of Havana 2015, X Bienal de Salto, 2013; Paralelos Manifesta 8/2010 and 29 Bienal de San Pablo with the project La imagen en llamas by Ángela López Ruiz.
His latest exhibitions are: -Fase 9, CCSM CABA 2017. -Ism, Ism, Ism: Experimental Cinema in Latin America, Redcat. L.AUS2017 - Traveling Festival, Xalapa. Mexico 2017 -Festival Dobra, Rio de Janeiro. Brazil.2015 -Show of Cinema and City. Revealed Cities, Bs As.2015 - -San Francisco Cinematheque, Echo Park Film Center, L.A.2015 -Film Makers Coperative NY.EE 2015 -AJI / Museo Zorrilla 2015 - - Winner Call Subway and Cultural Center Kavlin / 2015. -56º National Salon of Visual Arts.2014. Artistic Residency by exchange Bs.As Argentina MEC (2017), F.C for Culture 2016 project Interstices, La Caixa Social Impact Fund, with Cinema Made by Hand, Madrid 2010 and residence in Of Limits / Matadero Madrid. 2010
Filmmaker from Montevideo, Uruguay. Member of Laboratorio de Cine FAC.