ABOUT

Rodrigo Gomes is a media artist born in Faro, Portugal in 1991. He is an artist working in the fields of audiovisual sculpture, live audio/visual performance and new media. His works particularly explore the space among digital and physical entities by creating a hybrid relationship between architecture, sculpture and media arts with content generated by computer.
 
Rodrigo holds an MFA degree in Multimedia Art from the University of Lisbon, a postgraduate degree in Sound Art from the Faculty of Fine Art of the University of Lisbon as well as a degree in Visual Arts from the University of Évora in Sculpture.
 
He participated in collective and individual exhibitions, such as 19th Media Art Biennale WRO (Poland, 2021), Alternative Film/Video Festival in Belgrade (Serbia), Video Art Miden Festival (Greece), Satellite Art Show NYC (USA), 18th Media Art Biennale WRO in Wroclaw (Poland), CosmiX III Incantation in Paris (France), “After the Bang” in Galeria Municipal do Porto (Portugal), “Aspekt! Aspekt!” at the WRO Art Center (Poland), “Among the stones there’s green” in Ocupart (PT), “Mammographies through Satellite” in The Room (PT), “How to deposit images on a bank Appleton Box (PT),” The New Art Fest in National Society of Fine Arts (PT), FUSO festival in MAAT (PT), Sonae Media Art Award at the National Museum of Contemporary Art (PT).
 
In 2021 won the D-Normal V-Essay Floating Points Award in Hong Kong, in 2020 the Black Raven Award from The New Art Fest, in 2018 the Prémios Novos and in 2017 won the Sonae Media Art award. In 2019 he received a grant for international artistic production from Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and a Merit Award – Young revelation from the Silves city council.
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