Cometa by Julião Sarmento Opening February 23rd at Desert X

February 22, 2017

Julião Sarmento, Christopher Grimes Gallery

Cometa, an intimate performance created by Julião Sarmento, will be featured at Desert X from February 23-26. The piece, which was first performed in 2009, takes place in a hotel room and is designed to be witnessed by one person at a time. Set to original music specially composed by Portuguese musician Paulo Furtado, aka The Legendary Tigerman, Cometa is a study of the longings, desire and discomfort that attends the close encounter of strangers.


A conversation with Julião Sarmento, which will draw from Cometa to introduce the artist’s multidisciplinary practice in an open ended conversation, will take place on February 25 at 7:30PM at the Ace Hotel in Palm Springs. For more information and to RSVP for this event, click here.