Pete Gomes is a freelance Director and digital film lecturer at the Architectural Association, London. He held a Gulbenkian New Technologies Research Post at the Institute of Contemporary Art in London from 1996-98, where he formulated ideas and strategies that helped establish the ICA New Media Centre. Gomes was a supporter and consistent presence within the now ‘legendary London net lounge’ Backspace. He has collaborated on numerous digital film, art, and technology projects across the UK and Europe many of which fuse elements of new technologies and film; while rooted in the language of film, celluloid, and experimental cinema, Gomes operates within the landscape of the internet, wireless technologies, databases, computer editing, portable computers and GPS.
Recent works include “TG 030303,” a 60 minute video installation of a performance by Throbbing Gristle; “[h]Interland,” a new dance film commission for Shobana Jeyasingh which was shot in India and premiered in London as part of Dance Umbrella 2002; and a collaboration with Michael Nyman stemming from a film he made for painter Anthoni Malinowski. His films have been shown at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Vienna; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Leeds; International Film Festival, Museum of Modern Art, Barcelona; Gallery Entropia, Poland; and the Kiev International Media Festival, amongst many other venues.