Mariana Suikkanen Gomes – The Tender Protest Series

Foto: Mariana Suikkanen Gomes

In late October 2018, Mariana Suikkanen Gomes will visit Köttinspektionen with her ongoing project The Tender Protest Series. Exact day and time to be announced.

Mariana Suikkanen Gomes is an artist and performance-maker dedicated to practices and rituals that locate themselves in the intersection between personal encounters, collective activities and performative presentations. In The Tender Protest Series she explores the realms of memory, intimacy, tenderness and vulnerability interlacing research on liveness, the emancipated actor and audience as witness/participant with artistic activism in the fields of radical softness and body positivity.

The Tender Protest Series is supported and co-produced by Köttinspektionen Dans and Weld.


Mariana holds a BA (Hons) in LIVE ARTS from Kingston University and an MA, The Autonomous Actor, from Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts. She is involved in various loving collaborations, most intensively as one third of the collective GLQ/GomesLechQuigley. As a performer she has worked with, among others, Sidney Leoni, Lundahl & Seitl, Marina Abramovic and Lynsey Peisinger.