BIO

Adrian Garcia Gomez is an interdisciplinary artist working in film/video, photography and illustration. His artwork, which is largely autobiographical and often performative, explores the intersections of race, immigration, gender, spirituality and sexuality. His short experimental films, photographs and drawings have exhibited around the world. He lives and works in London.

EXHIBITIONS | SCREENINGS

2017 The Yud Video Project, The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, California
2017 MARFICI Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de Mar del Plata, Mar del Plata, Argentina
2017 Antimatter [Media Art], Victoria, Canada
2017 Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano, Habana, Cuba
2017 ARKIPEL Jakarta International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival, Jakarta, Indonesia. Official Selection, International Competition
2017 OpenEyes Filmfest, Marburg, Germany. Second Prize, Audience Award for Experimental Film
2017 Korea Queer Film Festival, Seoul, Korea. Winner, KQFF CHOICE Award
2017 SQIFF Scottish Queer International Film Festival, Glasgow, Scotland
2017 FLEXIFF 2002-2022 The First and The Last Experimental International Film Festival, Sydney, Australia. Official Selection, Special flEXiff Award
2017 LINOLEUM International Contemporary Animation and Media Art Festival, Kiev, Ukraine. Official Selection, Experimental Animation and Video Art Program
2017 Blue Magpie Experimental Film Series, Hsinchu City, Taiwan
2017 Moving_Image_Arts International Short Film Festival, Toronto, Canada
2017 AMOR Festival Internacional de Cine LGBT+, Santiago, Chile
2017 Rio Festival de Gênero & Sexualidade, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2017 CineAutopsia, Festival de Cine Experimental de Bogotá, Colombia
2017 Proceso de Error, Festival Internacional de Video Experimental, Valparaiso, Chile
2017 MUFF Montreal Underground Film Festival, Montreal, Canada
2017 Mix México: Festival de Diversidad Sexual en Cine y Video, México DF, México
2017 Golden Kuker International Animation Film Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria
2017 NoiseFloor Festival, Stoke-on-Trent, UK
2017 Stuttgarter Filmwinter Festival for Expanded Media, Stuttgarter, Germany
2017 Festival Silêncio, Lisboa, Portugal
2017 SINESTESIA, Barcelona, Spain

2016 Alternative Film/Video Festival, Belgrade, Serbia. Official selection, Main Competition
2016 ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival, Munster, Germany
2016 Visions in the Nunnery, Bow Arts, London, UK
2016 Mac Underground Film Festival, Gebbes Medeiros Theater, Manaus, Brazil
2016 Manhattan Independent Film Festival, New York, New York, Winner, Best Experimental Film
2016 Rabbit Heart Poetry Film Festival, Worcester, MA. Curator's Choice, Best Sound/Music
2016 Roma Cinema Doc, Rome, Italy
2016 Strangloscope International Festival of Experimental Audio, Film/Video and Performance, Museum of Image and Sound, Florianópolis,  Brasil
2016 Queens Film Festival, Museum of the Moving Image, Queens, New York, Official Selection, Opening Night Program
2016 Albany FilmFest, Albany, California, Official Selection
2016 PoetryFilm Paradox, BFI Love Programme, MENGI, Reykjavik, Iceland
2016 PoetryFilm Paradox, BFI Love Programme, NES Skagastrond, Iceland

2015 Interference Festival, Gdansk, Poland. Grand Prix Winner, Found Footage
2015 O'Bhéal Poetry Film at IndieCork Festival, Cork, Ireland, Official Selection
2015 19th Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzwerland. Official Selection, International Competition
2015 From Mexico with Love, Aynalı Geçit Salonu, Istanbul, Turkey
2015 CYCLOP Videopoetry Festival, Kiev, Ukraine
2015 Alternative Film/Video Festival, Belgrade, Serbia. Official selection, Main Competition
2015 PoetryFilm Paradox, BFI Love Programme, London, UK
2015 International Video Poetry Festival, Athens, Greece

2014 Shaped in Mexico, Bargehouse, London, UK
2014 Shaped in Mexico, Distrito Catorce, Monterrey, Mexico

2013 La Rosa Mixtape, San Francisco, CA

2010 Short Film Series, Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Mex-Parismental, Paris, France
2010 The London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, London, UK

2009 Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA
2009 MFA Screening, School of Visual Arts Theater, NY, NY

2007 Dean Street Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2005 K48 Benefit, Agnes B NY, NY
2005 Dia de los muertos, Casita del Pueblo, Los Angeles, CA
2005 Un Viajecito, Casita del Pueblo, Los Angeles, CA

2004 L Factor, Exit Art, NY, NY

2003 K48 Camp Cult at Scope NYC, NY, NY
2003 The Stray Show, Chicago, IL
2003 Now Playing, D'Amelio Terras, NY. NY
2003 Today's Man, John Connelly Presents, NY, NY
2003 Today's Man, Hiromi Yoshii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2003 A New New York Scene, Agnès B. Galerie du Jour, Paris, France
2003 Kult 48 Klubhouse, Deitch Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2002 Teenage Rebel: The Bedroom Show, John Connelly Presents, NY, NY
2002 Mex-Parismental, Paris, France
2002 La Muestra de Cine Mexicano, Guadalajara, Mexico

2001 El Centro de la Imagen, Mexico DF, Mexico

2000 Out of Line, Galería de la Raza, San Francisco, CA

EDUCATION

School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
MFA, Photography Video and Related Media, 2009

San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
B.A. Art History and Photography, 1996