Joel Suárez Gómez
Joel Suárez Gómez was born in Holguín, Cuba in 1988. At the age of 9 years, he started studies in the Escuela Elemental de Ballet Alejo Carpentier and graduated as a dancer in the Escuela Nacional de Ballet de La Habana in the disciplines of Classical Ballet, Cuban Modern Technique and Cuban Folklore.
Since February 2013, he has found base in Berlin where he develops personal projects, collaborations and practices; and raises a family while continuing engagements with Sasha Waltz & Guests as well as other artistic relationships.
Interdisciplinary collaborations, new performative practices, analysis, community, friendship are keywords that define his work. He looks forward to spaces and practices that are decentralised, autonomous, sustainable and not invasive in their mechanisms and discourses.