What does TULUM SOUNDS like? An interview with Hugo Branco

What does TULUM SOUNDS like?  An interview with Hugo Branco

Hugo Branco, Artist Resident and creator of Sound-Escapes speaks with us about his stay in Tulum, his experience in Residencia Gorila and Sound-Escapes, a project that integrates diverse pieces like a track of all the Tulum’s sounds that got his attention. 1. Hugo Branco, can you talk about your work and passions? I’ve basically have […]

Lushlife’s Interview about his week recording at Residencia Gorila

Lushlife’s Interview about his week recording at Residencia Gorila

Musician, producer, rapper and dear friend Raj, better known as Lushlife in the music industry, stayed with us at Residencia Gorila.

SPENCER KEETON CUNNINGHAM AT RESIDENCIA GORILA PART I

SPENCER KEETON CUNNINGHAM AT RESIDENCIA GORILA PART I

Spencer Keeton Cunningham pictured above holding a recent magazine he found in Tulum with a feature on a mural he painted with Aaron Glasson in Cancun the previous month at el Festival Internacional Arte Publico. Photo: Vishal Modha The following are a collection of paintings created by Spencer Keeton Cunningham since he has been at […]

CÉLULA BY ALEJANDRO CANELA

CÉLULA BY ALEJANDRO CANELA

Presented by Batey & Residencia Gorila, Célula exhibition: speaks out in a monochromatic illustrations a start-up process, transformation and self-replicates. “Under the microscope every cell starts with one point. A disguised atom get close enough to each organisms inhabiting us to leave the personal level and understand those that are not limited between the visible and […]

CORAL REAPER

CORAL REAPER

Inspired by the legend of the diver that never made it out of the see and with the restore coral project in mind our super dupla: Spencer Keeton Cunningham & Guillaume Desmarets made it once again on this collaboration mural at the Tulum Pueblo creating Coral Reaper. A dead diver becoming part of the sea surrender by […]

MOONRISE BY LAUREN NAPOLITANO

MOONRISE BY LAUREN NAPOLITANO

  “No one ever leaves here how they came,” Lauren replied when I asked her about the theme of snakes throughout her collection. “We all shed a layer or two.” I had only just met her but I already knew I liked her. (Lauren Napolitano Portrait by Vishal Modha) That seems to be a very […]

COCODRILE MURAL BY GUILLAUME DESMARETS & SPENCER KEETON CUNNINHAM

COCODRILE MURAL BY GUILLAUME DESMARETS & SPENCER KEETON CUNNINHAM

“Cocodrile” mural represents a predatory semiaquatic reptile swimming at  polluted water of Tulum zone with the propose to open awareness on that subject-matter.   Our residents Guillaume Desmarets & Spencer Keeton Cunninham  met at la Residencia and started to work together as if they knew each other technique for a long time. Already collaborating on […]

SUNRU & NEREO

SUNRU & NEREO

2015 is the year of music for Residencia Gorila. We are now welcoming musicians and producers from around the world to explore the element of sound at our artist residence in Tulum. This is a video of SunRun and Nereo II performing in front of our Murals in Tulum pueblo. For more info about music collaborations contact us […]

ESTRELLA DORADA: AN INTERACTIVE ACT WITH THE TULUM COMMUNITY

ESTRELLA DORADA: AN INTERACTIVE  ACT WITH THE TULUM COMMUNITY

As our mission to create social art among the Tulum community, we brought a real astronomical phenomenon that shined in its own light on a sacred place for the Mayan culture. Before sunset, Residencia Gorila performed an interactive painting at Cancha Maya with the students of the Federal Elementary School Julio Ruelas led by Giorgio […]

TAP: TULUM ART PROJECT

TAP: TULUM ART PROJECT

TAP brought local, national and international talent lAriel Resendiz, Féliz Collado, Miguel Ink2lu´um, members of the organization World Art Destination (WAD), Dherzu, Senkoe y Liz Rashell; Jesús Benitez, Tellaeche, Spaik, Pelucas and Giorgio Casu to join us in celebration. Magical ecosystems and starry nights all artists gave a big sense of creation and unity between […]