El rostro ajeno - The Goma
20 Jan—22 Mar, 2024
El rostro ajeno
Galleries ethall and The Goma are pleased to invite you to the opening of “El rostro ajeno” by Sergio Prego on Saturday 20th January. Hiroshi Teshigahara’s film The Face of Another, ...
To Paint is to Love Again - The Goma
16 Nov, 2023—14 Jan, 2024
Javier Arce
To Paint is to Love Again
A few years have passed since Javier Arce started to explore the relationship between the image of the landscape and the materiality of the landscape per se. With a pared-down economy of means, vergin...
Can you hear the hearts beating as one? - The Goma
14 Sep—09 Nov, 2023
Aimée Zito Lema
Can you hear the hearts beating as one?
Aimée Zito Lema was born in The Netherlands, where her father, a lawyer and human rights activist, had gone into exile escaping the dictatorship in Argentina. In 1985 she returned with him to the fam...
Samborondón - The Goma
15 Apr—01 Jul, 2023
Christian García Bello
Over the course of history, Saint Brendan’s Isle, the legendary island of St Brendan the Navigator who crossed the Atlantic in search of the Otherworld, has been the cause of dispute between tho...
Unidentified - The Goma
04 Feb—01 Apr, 2023
“You must forget everything”. This is what a mysterious man, with a wide skull and small mouth, told Betty and Barney Hill to prevent them from understanding what had just that happened. The incid...
First Name - The Goma
17 Nov, 2022—27 Jan, 2023
Joana Cera
First Name
The artist says she has no idea what the exhibition is about, that she’s not interested in explaining it; that she will be completely caught up in the process until the day it opens and that it chan...
Paintings - The Goma
08 Sep—05 Nov, 2022
Cristina Garrido
One of the most notable features of Cristina Garrido’s work is how she lays bare the disruptions and potentialities of images by leveraging the remake through explorative research or serendipity. He...
Sociedad Concreta - The Goma
11 Jun—22 Jul, 2022
Sociedad Concreta
Sociedad Concreta is a behind closed-doors project based on the concept of the sacred, contact and the intimate experience of art in a time of public display and the retreat of the unique. In the mann...
0220 - The Goma
02 Apr—28 May, 2022
Pablo Accinelli, Karlos Gil
In the Last of the Soviets, journalist and writer Svetlana Alexievitch remarks that history is usually told under the abrasive light of day, therefore subtracting nightlife accounts from any official1...
A la sombra oscurece antes - The Goma
27 Jan—27 Mar, 2022
Miguel Marina
A la sombra oscurece antes
Our perceptible reality is heightened when it is not fully day nor fully night; an excess of light dazzles us while its total absence blinds us. It is in twilight when the eye loses its acuity for col...
Del natural - The Goma
18 Nov, 2021—23 Jan, 2022
Javier Arce
Del natural
Negotiating our way through a world in which our emotional, intellectual and physical fabrics are permeated with catastrophe can be highly fraught. Our routines always hold out the temptation of remai...
(sorry if you missed the show) - The Goma
09 Sep—13 Nov, 2021
Pierre Descamps
(sorry if you missed the show)
“(sorry if you missed the show)”, Pierre Descamps’ last solo exhibition at The Goma gallery, presents a series of exhibition posters of different sizes, such as can be seen in public pla...
Constricto - The Goma
04 Mar—10 Jul, 2021
José Díaz
Constricto, like a conflation of constrain and construct, exhibits a number of paintings that speak to the architecture of form and the creation of meaning. Starting out from an open and improvised la...
La cuarta generación - The Goma
28 Oct, 2020—19 Feb, 2021
Enrique Radigales
La cuarta generación
Following his investigation in Pericastó, an extension of dryland in the province of Huesca which has been farmed by his family for three generations, the artist Enrique Radigales decided to stop gro...
verão - The Goma
10 Sep—21 Nov, 2020
Ana Santos
In this solo show the Portuguese artist once again probes the universe of things, uncovering a rich poetry within the will of the materials.Through this phenomenologic experience she reveals a chromat...
SCROLL - The Goma
30 May—18 Jul, 2020
Pierre Descamps, José Díaz, Cristina Garrido, Miguel Marina, Enrique Radigales, Antonio Rovaldi
The English word stroll, from the German strolch [vagabond], differs in just one letter from scroll, another word that denotes displacement, but now used globally to refer to the digital rather than t...
Tierra Siena, azul de Delft, bermellón de China - The Goma
08 Feb—06 May, 2020
Cristina Garrido
Tierra Siena, azul de Delft, bermellón de China
Cristina usually borrows things in order to make things. Perhaps she doesn’t know how to produce new things, perhaps she is intrigued by existing things. Perhaps she is one of those artists who are ...
Montaña, trigo, tigre - The Goma
28 Nov, 2019—02 Feb, 2020
Javier Arce
Montaña, trigo, tigre
Javier Arce’s early output was undergirded by a concern with the popularization of the image and its instant consumption, his unease captured in a conflict with the global and reflected in the slown...
Y así pasen los días - The Goma
12 Sep—15 Nov, 2019
Miguel Marina
Y así pasen los días
It is not usual for an artist to address a painting practice from paper but this has been Miguel Marina’s support of choice for years now, using it to map his aesthetic experiences. Reminiscent of s...
Boca y hueso - The Goma
06 Jun—24 Jul, 2019
Cristina Mejías
Boca y hueso
We have got used to accepting the academic world as the legitimate container and transmitter of learning. Today, the responsibility for preserving knowledge is deposited in writing applied to a screen...
Del disegno e del deserto rosso - The Goma
28 Mar—01 Jun, 2019
Riccardo Baruzzi
Del disegno e del deserto rosso
After some series of works focused on the deconstruction of drawing and sound, Riccardo Baruzzi turns to autobiographical narrations, revealing the forms and panorama of his youth. “Del disegno e de...
Singing in a Foreign Language - The Goma
02 Feb—24 Mar, 2019
Ernesto Burgos
Singing in a Foreign Language
Ernesto Burgos’ practise in recent years has been sustained on the production of three-dimensional works exploiting the malleability of cardboard, later coated in fiberglass and then covered with ch...
La mañana - The Goma
15 Nov, 2018—19 Jan, 2019
José Díaz
La mañana
After dreaming; the unfocused ceiling, between pillows and flat worlds. An abstraction against the light. Just as I make it out, it fades away. Consciousness has still not kicked in. Almost a floor, a...
Five walks – Chapter One: The Sound of the Woodpecker Bill - The Goma
13 Sep—04 Nov, 2018
Antonio Rovaldi
Five walks – Chapter One: The Sound of the Woodpecker Bill
The real perception of imaginary space is one of the great concerns of Italian artist Antonio Rovaldi. Four years after cycling around the perimeter of the Italian peninsula photographing the horizon,...
Ni noble, ni bueno, ni sagrado - The Goma
14 Jun—21 Jul, 2018
Christian García Bello, Jacobo Castellano, Fernando García
Ni noble, ni bueno, ni sagrado
“Material was so entangled in the spiritual that it transcended itself, while still being material” César Aira   The works on show in this exhibition speak to a religious aesthetic that, des...
Site-Specifics - The Goma
19 Apr—07 Jun, 2018
Pierre Descamps
Pierre Descamps’ body of photographic and sculptural work is largely centred on a portrait of urban architecture. His well-defined, geometric focus emphasises the formalism of urban constructions an...
Timbre - The Goma
03 Feb—12 Apr, 2018
Ana Santos
In her third solo show at the gallery, the Portuguese artist has once again produced a composition from the usual materials in her practice, namely plastic, textiles and wax, while also introducing th...
Boothworks - The Goma
18 Nov, 2017—25 Jan, 2018
Cristina Garrido
The film Boothworks, which lends its name to Cristina Garrido’s first exhibition at the gallery, is a pseudo-fictional documentary that narrates, from the optic of the future, how the current art ma...
Lontano - The Goma
14 Sep—04 Nov, 2017
Pablo Accinelli
Lontano is Pablo Accinelli’s first one-person show in Spain. Similarly to the titles of some of his recent exhibitions (Técnicas pasivas, Cae la tarde, Todo el tiempo), here he once again unders...
Doblar la tierra - The Goma
25 May—15 Jul, 2017
Javier Arce
Doblar la tierra
Javier Arce’s early output was undergirded by a concern with the popularization of the image and its instant consumption, his unease captured in a conflict with the global and reflected in the slown...
La frecuencia Jürgenson - The Goma
16 Mar—18 May, 2017
Enrique Radigales
La frecuencia Jürgenson
In the spring of 1959 Friedrich Jürgenson (1903–1987), a painter, documentary maker and opera singer, placed his tape recorder by an open window of his cabin in the woods near Mölnbo (Sweden). The...
Material Life - The Goma
21 Jan—12 Mar, 2017
Michael Bauer, Riccardo Baruzzi, Luca Bertolo, Merlin James, David Schutter
Material Life
Material Life is an exhibition of paintings selected with a set of unrelated things in mind: a book by  Marguerite Duras (from which the show takes its name) in which the authoress re-frames the prac...
Algunas Formas de Amistad - The Goma
03 Nov—20 Dec, 2016
Aimée Zito Lema
Algunas Formas de Amistad
The forces of production precipitate historic events which the human being is then forced to react against. The mass media deliberately obfuscate any attempt to get a clear grasp on an event, and hist...
Motorik - The Goma
15 Sep—29 Oct, 2016
José Díaz
For his second solo show at The Goma, José Díaz has chosen the word Motorik (psychomotricity), a term coined by music critics to describe the ostinato beat peculiar to krautrock, a brand of experime...
Spellbound - The Goma
19 May—15 Jul, 2016
Till Gerhard
This body of new work is based on photographic material that I took myself or directed to take. Over the last couple of years I attended and documented certain folkloristic rituals in southern Germa...
Monuments 2006-2015 - The Goma
17 Mar—15 May, 2016
Pierre Descamps
Monuments 2006-2015
Pierre Descamps’s second exhibition at The Goma showcases a compilation of more than fifty photographs taken by the artist over the last ten years. The images depict skateboarding spots in urban set...
Mattina - The Goma
21 Jan—12 Mar, 2016
Antonio Rovaldi
After travelling to Switzerland to re-enact Robert Walser’s final walk before his death (Ayer Subí, 2011) and after returning from Milan on bicycle with the restored figurine which he had found in ...
Soy un libro que no he escrito ni he leído. Capítulo II - The Goma
05 Nov—20 Dec, 2015
Juan Sebastián Bruno, Valentina Liernur, Miguel Mitlag, Vier5
Soy un libro que no he escrito ni he leído. Capítulo II
  “I don’t read much about myself, anyway, I just look at the pictures in the articles, it doesn’t matter what they say about me; I just read the textures of the words.” Andy Warhol Simil...
Stanza - The Goma
10 Sep—01 Nov, 2015
Ana Santos
For her second solo show at The Goma, the Portuguese artist Ana Santos recreates a universe in which the boundaries between drawing, object and painting vanish. Santos is drawn to the process of exoge...
Without Isolating Themes - The Goma
23 May—11 Jul, 2015
Ernesto Burgos
Without Isolating Themes
While in his first exhibition at The Goma a few years ago, Ernesto Burgos combined all kinds of elements to produce sculptures that also had room for painting, the US artist’s recent work has fused ...
El buen caligrama - The Goma
14 Mar—16 May, 2015
Alain Arias-Misson, Detanico e Lain, musa paridisiaca, Los Torreznos
El buen caligrama
calligram (also calligramme; from French, from Greek kallos beauty + gramma letter) 1. A word or piece of text in which the design and layout of the letters creates a visual image related to the meani...
PINTURA P1N7UR4 - The Goma
15 Jan—07 Mar, 2015
Enrique Radigales
One can imagine a dystopia where the digital promise of the early 2000s, aseptic and associated with a flourishing new economy, has degenerated into a monstrous Big Data expanding like an oil slick th...
Present Perfect - The Goma
06 Nov—24 Dec, 2014
Javier Arce, Timothy Hull, Sanya Kantarovsky, Will Rogan, Angel de la Rubia
Present Perfect
The present moment is the least distinct.  Today, ever-shorter time periods are demarcating generational eras, making obsolescence a greater threat than ever and rediscovery a greater possibility tha...
Moco de caracol, enjundia de gallina, jugo verde de sapo - The Goma
11 Sep—30 Oct, 2014
José Díaz
Moco de caracol, enjundia de gallina, jugo verde de sapo
The title of this exhibition—Moco de caracol, enjundia de gallina, jugo verde de sapo (snail slime, chicken fat, green toad sap)—the first by José Díaz (Madrid, 1981) at The Goma, borrows the wo...
Ahnen ahnen - The Goma
29 May—25 Jul, 2014
Till Gerhard
Ahnen ahnen
Till Gerhard’s second exhibition at The Goma has its precedents in The Fairy Trail, a film co-directed by the artist and released just a few months ago. Better known for his facet as a painter, in t...
Uncertainty Principle - The Goma
05 Apr—24 May, 2014
Alejandro Guijarro, Nicolás Lamas, Alfredo Rodríguez
Uncertainty Principle
In 1925 Werner Heisenberg elaborated the uncertainty principle which asserts the impossibility of certain pairs of physical properties being known simultaneously with exact precision. In other words, ...
Common places – Common spaces - The Goma
16 Jan—29 Mar, 2014
Pierre Descamps
Common places – Common spaces
The Goma is pleased to present the first exhibition in Spain of the work of Pierre Descamps (Amiens, 1975). The show features large wall and floor sculptures as well as photos taken in urban settings....
Domani pensami in battaglia - The Goma
14 Nov—28 Dec, 2013
Antonio Rovaldi
Domani pensami in battaglia
Milan. October 7,2013   Dear Borja, Here the sky is overcast and it has been raining non-stop since this morning. After having gone through a whole spate of doubts and changes of mind, I have fin...
Heavy boxes perform quick waltzes and jigs - The Goma
19 Sep—08 Nov, 2013
José Luis Cortés-Santander
Heavy boxes perform quick waltzes and jigs
José Luis Cortés-Santander’s second exhibition at The Goma borrows its inspiration from the event that took place in 1966 in Florence when the river Arno overflowed its banks. As a result, million...
Denominador común - The Goma
30 May—21 Jul, 2013
Ana Santos
Denominador común
A year after Jugada a Tres Bandas 2012, Ana Santos is back exhibiting at The Goma, this time with a solo show. The artist’s practice is generally predicated on a compilation of found objects and mat...
Paralaje - The Goma
06 Apr—23 May, 2013
Pablo Accinelli, Sofia Borges
The Goma is pleased to present a project by Pablo Accinelli and Sofia Borges created in an interpretative loop structure, curated by Tiago de Abreu Pinto for Jugada a 3 Bandas event. As a starting poi...