Installation view, Three Works, Moca, Tucson, USA

Pia Camil, Ríe ahora, llora después, 2020, Galerie OMR, Mexico

↑ Pia Camil, Here Comes the Sun performance view at the Guggenheim Museum. © Photos: Enid Alvarez / © Salomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.

Pia Camil, Exhibition view of Fade into Black, 2019. Courtesy the Queens Museum. Photo by Hai Zhang.

Bara Bara Bara, installation view, Tramway, Glasgow, 2019

Lover’s Rainbow, 2019, Rebar and acrylic paint, Villa Del Valle, Valle de Guadalupe in Baja California, Mexico.

View instalation, Telón de boca, Museo Universitario del Chopo; Mexico City, Mexico, 2018

Pia Camil, ’Split wall’, 2018, installation view at Nottingham Contemporary, Photo-credit: Stuart Whipps

They, 2018 Exhibition view at Galerie Sultana, Paris

«  Bara, Bara, Bara », installation view, Dallas Contemporary, 2017

Divisor Pirata, Nuevo Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Ciudad de Guatemala, 2016

Installation Views, "Pia Camil: A Pot for a Latch", 2016. Courtesy New Museum, New York. Photo: Maris Hutchinson / EPW Studio

Vue d'exposition "Skins", Contemporary Art Center, Cincinatti, USA, 2015

Saatchi Gallery London, PANGAEA II: New Art from Africa and Latin America 11 Mar 2015 - 6 Sept 2015

Installation view, Espectacular Telon, 2013, Galerie Sultana


Restons Unis
13 Jun 2020 — 13 Jun 2020


Frieze New York. New York, USA
8 May 2020 — 8 May 2020

Paris Internationale - SUPERSALON. Paris, France
20 Oct 2020 — 20 Oct 2020

Frieze London 2021. London, United Kingdom
13 Oct 2021 — 13 Oct 2021


Pia Camil (b. 1980) lives and works in Mexico City. She has a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA from the Slade School of Fine Art, London.

Her work has been exhibited internationally with recent solo-exhibitions including :
Rie Ahora, Llora Después at Galeria OMR Mexico, Velo Revelo at Clark Institute USA, Fade to Balck at Queens museum NYC, Here Comes the Sun at Salomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Bara, Bara, Bara, at Tramway Art Space, Glasgow (2019), Split Wall at Nottingham Contemporary (2018) ; They, at Galerie Sultana (2018); Bara, Bara, Bara at Dallas Contemporary (2017) ; Home Visit at Museum Ludwig, Cologne (2016) ; Slats, Skins & Shopfittings at Blum & Poe, New York (2016) ; A Pot for a Latch, New Museum, New York (2016); Skins, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati (2015); The Little Dog Laughed, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles (2014); Espectacular Telón at Sultana Gallery, Paris (2013); Cuadrado Negro, Basque Museum Centre for Contemporary Art, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain (2013).
Recent group exhibitions include:
UnFlagging, Ballroom Marfa, Mexico City; Otrxs Mundos, Museo Tamayo, Mexico CityProtext! at Centro Pecci Prato, Desert X Biennial, California (2019); Art Basel Cities, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2018); LISTE, with Galerie Sultana, Basel, Switzerland (2018); Descheas at Instituto de Vision, Bogota (2017); «Womenhouse », Monnnaie de Paris (2017); « Performance ! », Le Tripostal, Lille (2017).
Camil’s work is in the permanent collection of Salomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, La Colección Jumex, Mexico, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin (USA), and at the Kadist collection amongst others.

Camil’s work is usually associated to the mexican urban landscape, the aesthetic language of modernism and its relationship to retail and advertising. Recently she has engaged in public participation as a way to activate the work and engage with the politics of consumerism.

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Group Show. Centro Pecci. Prato, Italia.
8 Oct 2020 — 8 Oct 2020

Solo Show. Clark Art Institut. Williamstown, USA.
26 Feb 2020 — 26 Feb 2020


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