Painting portrait in acrylic by artist friend Carlos Luis Sánchez Becerra.

BIO

Lalo Gomes (b. 1989) is a Venezuelan artist, starting his indepedent carreer in 2008.

Gomes is a creator, producer and director of fictional, documentary theater and literary theatrical events, a cross-disciplinary researcher, as well as a relational, contemporary performance artist, a self-taught-cook and a creativity pedagoger.

Lalo Gomes writes, teaches and performs en Español, English, und Deustch.

Since 2013, he lives and works in Berlin city.

>> Download a more detailed biography + full cv here (PDF)

AKTUELLES

In 2019, Gomes - together with Venezuelan artist Carolina Ortega formed the duo “Gegen Buterflies”, working with migrant memory, imagination and perception currently in both, an ongoing, archive and a performance project, to be premiered in Ballhaus Ost Berlin, 2020.

This year´s Summer-Fall season, Lalo will be hosting a feast of performative, pedagogical and collective events in Berlin, with the support of local and international organizers, including Sari-Sari Salon, Nowhere Kitchen and GlogauAIR Art House.

>>See Full Summer-Fall Program here.

STUDIES

2013 // Master’s Degree in Performing Art Practices and Visual Culture. Alcalá University, ARTEA.  Reina Sofía Museum of Contemporary, La Casa Encendida and Matadero Madrid. Spain.

2010 // Majored in both, Hispanic Language and Culture and Mass-Media Communication University Studies. Maracaibo, Venezuela.

2006 // Diploma in Dramatic Arts. Rajatabla Foundation. Ccs - D.F, Venezuela.

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SELECTED WORKS

Theater:

2018 // “Was sehen Sie auf dem Bild? (aus Deustch)” Philosophy Unbound Open Stage. Berliner Ring Teather. Berlin, DE.

2017 // “Suicide Mama” Liber Null Art Event. Arena Club. Berlin, DE.

2013 // “Einfach so” w/ Claudia Faci. Teatro Pradillo. Madrid, Es.

2012 // “Punto Muerto” Theater Uncut Festival. London, EN.

2011 // “Yo, El Actor” Monologue. Teatro Baralt. Maracaibo, Vzla.

2010 - 2008 // Founder of “La Casa Teatro”. Mcbo, VZLA. Lose independent and interdisciplinary collective art-house. Plays created inside “La Casa Teatro”:

2010: “Sábado 13”, “Orfeo en el Hades”. 2009: “Requiem al Teatro cobarde”. 2008: “Pláticas de Cama”, “La Revolución”.

2007 // “Los Muertos Las Prefieren Gordas” - La Olla  International Theater Festival.  Santiago de Chile, Chile.  

Performance Art:

2017// “Wordholes” (Premiere) Philosophy Unbound Open Stage. Edelweiss. Bln, DE.

2014-2015 // “Love Kollaps” Somos Art House & Nowhere Kitchen. Bln, DE.

2013 // “Hot Acts” w/ Pepe Patricio Month of Performance Art - Bln. DE.

2013 //  “YO-GOT” ACUD Gallery. Bln, DE

2012 // “Situaciones (A)Dramáticas” Espacio en Blanco. Madrid, ES.

2012 // “El  Patatero” w/ Pedro Alba. Acción!MAD Live Art International Festival. MATADERO Contemporary Art Center.  Madrid, ES.

2011 //  “Gallo Gallina. Versos sobre Acciones Sexuadas”. La Xata La Rifa - International Performance Art Festival in Rural Communities. Asturias, ES.

2010 // “Desechotrópolis” Velada de Santa Lucía & 54th International Art Exhibition "Biennale de Venezia". Maracaibo - Venezia.  

Workshops & Lectures :

2015 // “Para qué sirven las palabras” Maracaibo Fine Arts Center. Mcbo, VZLA.

2013 // “Tele-Socio-Dramas” Tres Sardinas. Madrid, ES.

2012 // “A qué estamos Jugando” Interdisciplinary  Symposium. Vlcia, ES.

2011 // “Una cosa muerta” w/ Óscar Cornago. Asturias Anthropological Center. Asturias, ES