L. Balan was
born in Mexico City in the mid 70s, where he grew up among cars, so many
people, and the moon through his window.
He is a member of
El Rincón del Haiku, a haiku-web
in Spanish, where he has recently published a pair of photo-haiku: Tadao
Ando, Refugios de haiku (The Purpose of the Work of the Master Japanese
Architect) and Pasos
en el asfalto (Footsteps on the Asphalt), where he is exploring the
urban haiku "hidden" on the rough surface of Mexico City
In addition, he is
founder of ASFALTO MOJADO. Taller de Haiku Urbano (WET ASPHALT. Urban
Haiku Workshop) a group online in Spanish, that
experiments with haiku within the cities.