Jérôme Vingadassalom is a designer, constructor and actor. He was born at Gargenville in France, where he grew up until the age of 15. He then moved to the Reunion Island, where he discovered the world of theatre as a technician for the company Komela, in St Leu.
At 20 years old, he returned to France to become a helicopter maintenance technician as a sergeant in the French army for five years. Here he learned a great deal in the areas of construction, structural engineering and mechanics, while travelling the world on different missions.
In 2004 he returned to study design and interior architecture. Having finished his degree in 2007 he worked for several agencies, designing and making furniture, as well as stage sets. In 2008 he took a clowning course at the Philippe Gaulier school. He then lived in Montreal, and helped out on several film sets as an actor, director’s assistant and extra. He performed at the Burning Man Festival 2009, in the Nevada desert, with Tamara Bousquet, where they designed and built Moskito, a human-powered walking robot made from welded steel. He acted and helped to produce the new film by Spanish director Joachim Lison, as well as working as a constructor for La Villette in Paris.