Visiting Artist’s Talk – Luis Gómez

For this week's Visiting Artist's Talk we welcome Luis Gómez.

Born in Havana, Cuba, Luis Gómez works and lives between Madrid and Havana. Gómez graduated from the San Alejandro Middle School of Art, 1987, Havana, and from the Higher Institute of Art (ISA), 1991, Havana. He has worked since 2004 at ISA, University of the Arts of Cuba, Head of the New Media Department and professor of the Second Course of the Creation Workshop.

Since 1992, he has developed his work in various disciplines such as installation, photography, video, painting and drawing. Since then, has gone through different topics from anthropological and existential references to issues as politics of art.

His artwork has been represented in several international venues, including: two editions of the Venice Biennale; several editions of the Havana Biennale; PAC in Milan; the Reinbeckhallen in Berlin; the Barbican Centre in London; as well as in exhibitions and collections at Ludwig Forum. Aachen, Germany, Arizona State University Art Museum. Arizona, USA , Cincinnati Contemporary Art Center. Ohio, USA  and National Museum of Fine Arts. City of Havana, Cuba.

He has also been awarded residencies at La Regenta, Gran Canarias (2022), Spain;  Stiftung ReinbeckHallen; Sammlung für Gegenwartskunst, Berlin, Germany (2018); Guest Artist at Arizona State University, West Campus, Arizona, USA (2012); and Barbican Centre, London, England (1999), among others.

Luis will be joining us live via Zoom.

About the Visiting Artists’ Talks series

The Visiting Artist’s Talk (VAT) series hosts talks by an exciting range of arts practitioners from around the world every Monday afternoon 2–4pm during teaching weeks.

All of our talks are compulsory for our Fine Art students but are also open to anyone else who would like to join us.

For more information, please email Cesar Cornejo.

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Luis Gómez, Sufí Dream, Instalación in situ. 2011–2016. Dimensiones variables.