JULIAO SARMENTO

 

 

 

Best known for his paintings Juliao Sarmento recreates the intimacy and sexual tension found in this more familiar body of work in Cometa a piece first performed in 2009.

The performance, which takes place in a hotel room, is designed to be witnessed by one person at a time.
Set to original music specially composed by Portuguese musician Paulo Furtado, otherwise known as The Legendary Tigerman, is a study of the longings, desire and discomfort that attends the close encounter of strangers. 

 

TITLE: 
COMETA

LOCATION: 
DESERT LODGE, 1177 S PALM CANYON DR,
PALM SPRINGS

33°48'25.7"N 116°32'47.0"W