"How to make this seed sprout?", 2020, performance held in the program "between the secret and the forked word", which featured performances by Castiel Vitorino Brasileiro, Pedra Silva and Sy Gomes, at Vila das Artes - Fortaleza. Variable Dimensions. Photos by: MdiasPreto (Matheus Dias)


(this page was last updated in August 2022)

Eusébio, Brazil, 1999
Lives and works in Fortaleza, Brazil

PIPA Prize 2022 nominee

Sy Gomes is a black travesti born in Eusébio, in the Coaçu neighbourhood, a name which means Big Leaf. Moved by life, she settled in the city of Fortaleza and currently resides there. In this territory, she has been making art for at least 5 years. Music, performance, installation, ritualistic creation, cultural and musical production, design and landscaping are among her works/research. She holds a degree in History from the Federal University of Ceará – UFC.

Website: www.instagram.com/sygomees

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