Faro, 1991. Lives and works in Lisbon. Master degree in Multimedia Art at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon, Visual Arts – Sculpture at the University of Évora (2012-2015) and postgraduate degree in Art Sound at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon (2015-2016).
Since 2014, Rodrigo Gomes has made collective and individual exhibitions, such as 18o Media Art Biennale WRO 2019 in Wroclaw (Poland), “Mammographies through Satellite” in The Room (2019), “How to deposit imagens on a bank” in Appleton [BOX] (2018), “Maker Art – The New Art Fest” in Nacional Society of Fine Arts (2018), Fuso – Internacional Videoart Festival of Lisbon in MAAT (2018), Sonae Media Art Award – National Museum of Contemporary Art (2017), Viga Goiva Maço in Quadrum Gallery (2017), Mostra (2017) and Múltiplo Festival in Zaratan (2016).
Co-founded the Visual Arts Group of Évora at the School of Art – University of Évora (2013) and co- created T10 Gallery on the same institution. He developed multimedia concerts such as Pedreira dos Sons Festival with Symphony Orchestra from University of Évora (2014) and the collective project of vjing and videomapping – “Dejavú” (2014-2015). Rodrigo Gomes was resident in “RésVés” in Alte (2016), “Utopia” at Oficinas do Convento at Montemor-o-Novo (2015) and “LUZ3” in Aldeia da Luz (2013).
In 2017 won the Sonae Media Art Award and in 2018 the Prémios Novos. In 2019 received a grant for international artistic production form Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
His work is in the MNAC collection, Figueiredo Ribeiro collection and in private collections.
Espelho acrílico, acrílico transparente, metal, vídeo, cor, som, loop. 8 x 120 x 46 cm
False Color Artifact, 2016
Acrílico, vídeo, cor, som mono, loop. 5 x 15 x 20 cm
Jardim Ultravioleta, 2018
Madeira, tubos de acrílico, silicone, vídeo, cor, som mono, loop. 50 x 150 x 140 cm
Collateral Murderer, 2018
Tubo de acrílico, acrílico termomoldável, tripé, 03:31’, vídeo HD, cor, estéreo
Estivador de Imagens, 2017
Protejo para o prémio Sonae Media Art, MNAC
4 espelhos, 4 tubos de acrílico, chapa de acrílico, 4 altifalantes, vídeo (HD), cor, som espacializado, 11’59’
300 x 300 x 210 cm
Espelho acrílico, bola de cristal, led. 51 x 50 x 12 cm