Alessandra Gómez

New York

Alessandra Gómez


Alessandra Gómez is an assistant curator at The Shed and an independent scholar working at the intersection of visual arts and performance. She received an MA from Columbia University’s Modern and Contemporary Art: Critical and Curatorial Studies program, where she organized the Wallach Art Gallery’s inaugural performance program called "Into Darkness" (2019) as part of a curatorial fellowship with commissions by Trajal Harrell, Dean Moss, and Eiko Otake & DonChristian Jones.

Her independent curatorial projects include "As If You Me" (2017) and "Ember Ground" (2018) at the Center for Performance Research and "Material Witness Witness Material" at Knockdown Center (2018). At The Shed, she works closely with artists across all disciplines to develop new work. She is part of the editorial collective, Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory.

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This year at Prelude, we are trying out

chain curating!

Kiyan Williams

Lumi Tan

Alessandra Gómez

Jesse Firestone

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How Do You Properly Fry An American Flag (2019-ongoing)

Monday, 25 October 2021

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How Do You Properly Fry An American Flag (2019-ongoing)

Kiyan manipulates and transforms American flags into charred and distorted objects.


Kiyan Williams


Segal Talk: Chain Curation Thread 3

Wednesday, 27 October 2021

12pm ET


Segal Talk: Chain Curation Thread 3

In conversation with New York based artists and curators that comprise the third chain in our chain curation programming this year.


Jay Wegman, Sibyl Kempson, Lumi Tan, Alex Tatarsky, Alessandra Gómez, Jesse Firestone, Isaac Pool

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