Juan Gomez artistic and research work approaches the notion of digital commoning trough critical media theory and pluriversal design phisosophies in order to develop action based collective research to oppose hegemonic technological narratives and foster agency trough technological autonomy. His practice consists of composing aesthetics arguments trough design artefacts that serve as collective thinking tools on socio-technical issues. He expresses and transmits this artefacts in artistic and academic enviroments trough Do-It-Together (DIT) and Do-It-With-Others (DIWO) methodogies and pedagogies. He co-founded Station of Commons and is an active member of lumbung Radio.

He has work as artistic researcher for the Institute of Network Cultures (NL), Integral Ruedi Baur (FR/CH) as well as Content Coordinator of Center for Future Publishing (CfFP) where he hosted a monthly event inviting artists, philosophers and designers to engage a discussion on how their practice is touched by contemporary changes in publishing and also exposing critical views on algorithmically assisted artistic practices on publishing. He was part of the mediation of construction of the Dutch Pavilion (Bogotá 2016) working along designers and architects such as Irma Boom and MVRDV.

His work has been shown in Musée des Beaux-arts le Locle (Locle,CH), Porto Design Biennale (Porto, PT), Weltformat Festival (Lucerne,CH), Volumes Art Book Fair (Zurich,CH), Tama Art Gallery (Tokyo, JP), MissRead (Berlin,GE), Le Commun (Geneva, CH) . His writings and work have been published by Hackers & Designers(NL), PublishingLab(NL), Revista Arcadia(CO), Issue-journal(CH) and self publish.

He has facilitated workshops for Bibliothèques Municipales de la Ville de Genève, Pro-Helvetia Shanghai, AIESEC Siences Po Paris and educational projects for kids and adults.

research experience

curation for open lab cycle of talks and content coordination for center for future publishing

digital archiving and documentation for civic-city

wiki2epub alongside cristina cochior for publishinglab