Romeo Gómez López (1991, Mexico City) is a visual artist who works with religion, celebrities, telenovelas, science fiction, and other pop culture references. He is co-founder of Salón Silicón, a gallery that focuses on making visible and disseminating the work of women artists and members of the LGBTI+ community. In 2020 he presented “The Woke Zone” within Siembra at the kurimanzutto gallery, a sexual puppet show performed with hyper-realistic silicone marionettes between two pop singers. That same year he participated in the "OTRXS MUNDXS" exhibition at the Tamayo Museum with his piece “Heteropiedra”, which criticizes the use of stone as a representative material for a sector of heterosexual artists. In 2017 he presented the installation "Lust of the Flesh!" in the group show "Le Gran Luxe" at the Futurama Cultural Center, curated by Daniel Garza Usabiaga. He has had two solo exhibitions, "I want to beliebe" (2018) at Salón Silicón and "Fantastic Voyage" (2019) at LADRÓNgaleria. He has participated in group exhibitions in spaces such as "Artificial Kingdoms" (2019) at the National Center for the Arts curated by PICS and "Young Explorers Camp" (2019) at the Museum of the City of Querétaro.
Nightmarish alternate worlds contained in dioramas, puppet sex shows, and toys, are some elements that constitute the work of Romeo Gómez López which represents a re