↑ Pia Camil, Here Comes the Sun performance view at the Guggenheim Museum. © Photos: Enid Alvarez / © Salomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.
↑ 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.
↑ 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
↑ Bara Bara Bara, installation view, Tramway, Glasgow, 2019
↑ Bara Bara Bara, installation view, Tramway, Glasgow, 2019
↑ Bara Bara Bara, installation view, Tramway, Glasgow, 2019
↑ Bluejeaneando, 2019, second-hand jeans from Las Torres Market Iztapalapa and key chains from the Barras, Glasgow, (60 sculptures/120 jeans)
↑ Bluejeaneando, 2019, second-hand jeans from Las Torres Market Iztapalapa and key chains from the Barras, Glasgow, (60 sculptures/120 jeans)
↑ Lover’s Rainbow, 2019, Rebar and acrylic paint, Villa Del Valle, Valle de Guadalupe in Baja California, Mexico. Courtesy of Charco and Desert X.
↑ Lover’s Rainbow, 2019, Rebar and acrylic paint, Villa Del Valle, Valle de Guadalupe in Baja California, Mexico. Courtesy of Charco and Desert X.
↑ Lover’s Rainbow, 2019, Rebar and acrylic paint, Villa Del Valle, Valle de Guadalupe in Baja California, Mexico. Courtesy of Charco and Desert X.
↑ View instalation, Telón de boca, Museo Universitario del Chopo; Mexico City, Mexico, 2018
↑ View instalation, Telón de boca, Museo Universitario del Chopo; Mexico City, Mexico, 2018
↑ View instalation, Telón de boca, Museo Universitario del Chopo; Mexico City, Mexico, 2018
↑ 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
↑ Pia Camil, ’Split wall’, 2018, installation view at Nottingham Contemporary, Photo-credit: Stuart Whipps
↑ Pia Camil, ’Split wall’, 2018, installation view at Nottingham Contemporary; Photo-credit: Stuart Whipps
↑ Pia Camil, ’Split wall’, 2018, installation view at Nottingham Contemporary, Photo-credit: Stuart Whipps
↑ Pia Camil, ’Split wall’, 2018, installation view at Nottingham Contemporary, Photo-credit: Stuart Whipps
↑ Pia Camil, ’Split wall’, 2018, installation view at Nottingham Contemporary, Photo-credit: Stuart Whipps
↑ Pia Camil, ’Split wall’, 2018, installation view at Nottingham Contemporary, Photo-credit: Stuart Whipps
↑ Pia Camil, ’Split wall’, 2018, installation view at Nottingham Contemporary, Photo-credit: Stuart Whipps
↑ Pia Camil, ’Split wall’, 2018, installation view at Nottingham Contemporary, Photo-credit: Stuart Whipps
↑ Pia Camil, ’Split wall’, 2018, installation view at Nottingham Contemporary, Photo-credit: Stuart Whipps
↑ Pia Camil, ’Split wall’, 2018, installation view at Nottingham Contemporary, Photo-credit: Stuart Whipps
↑ They, 2018 Exhibition view at Galerie Sultana, Paris
↑ They, 2018 Exhibition view at Galerie Sultana, Paris
↑ Vicky’s blue jeans hammock, 2018 Second-hand blue jeans (from the market in Iztapalapa) 262 x 162 cm
↑ They´s T-shirt Curtain, 2018 Second-hand T-shirts (from the market in Iztapalapa) 2000 x 300 cm
↑ Bust mask indigo, 2018 Enamel Ceramic (raku) and Slatwall Rotating Tower 41.3 x 35.6 x 6.4 cm
↑ Left : Bust mask ocre, 2018 Enamel Ceramic (raku) and Slatwall Rotating Tower 43.2 x 34.9 x 6.4 cm / Right : Bust mask rosa palido, 2018 Enamel Ceramic (raku) and Slatwall Rotating Tower 46 x 36 x 6 cm
↑ They’s tunic, 2018 Nylon 280 x 170 cm
↑ Split wall, 2018 HD video 8:30 min
↑ Pia Camil, ‘Fade Into Black’, 2018, installation view at SCAD Museum of Art. Courtesy of SCAD Museum of Art.
↑ Pia Camil, 'Fade Into Black’, (detail) 2018, at SCAD Museum of Art. Courtesy SCAD Museum of Art.
↑ Pia Camil, 'Fade Into Black’, 2018, installation view at SCAD Museum of Art. Courtesy SCAD Museum of Art.
↑ «  Bara, Bara, Bara », installation view, Dallas Contemporary, 2017
↑ «  Bara, Bara, Bara », installation view, Dallas Contemporary, 2017
↑ «  Bara, Bara, Bara », installation view, Dallas Contemporary, 2017
↑ «  Bara, Bara, Bara », installation view, Dallas Contemporary, 2017
↑ «  Bara, Bara, Bara », installation view, Dallas Contemporary, 2017
↑ «  Bara, Bara, Bara », installation view, Dallas Contemporary, 2017
↑ «  Bara, Bara, Bara », installation view, Dallas Contemporary, 2017
↑ Divisor Pirata, Nuevo Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Ciudad de Guatemala, 2016
↑ Divisor Pirata, Nuevo Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Ciudad de Guatemala, 2016
↑ Divisor Pirata, Nuevo Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Ciudad de Guatemala, 2016
↑ Gaby's T-Shirt, in "Hausbesuch", Ludwig Museum, Köln, 2016.
↑ Installation Views, "Pia Camil: A Pot for a Latch", 2016. Courtesy New Museum, New York. Photo: Maris Hutchinson / EPW Studio
↑ Installation Views, "Pia Camil: A Pot for a Latch", 2016. Courtesy New Museum, New York. Photo: Maris Hutchinson / EPW Studio
↑ Installation Views, "Pia Camil: A Pot for a Latch", 2016. Courtesy New Museum, New York. Photo: Maris Hutchinson / EPW Studio
↑ Installation Views, "Pia Camil: A Pot for a Latch", 2016. Courtesy New Museum, New York. Photo: Maris Hutchinson / EPW Studio
↑ Installation Views, "Pia Camil: A Pot for a Latch", 2016. Courtesy New Museum, New York. Photo: Maris Hutchinson / EPW Studio
↑ Installation Views, "Pia Camil: A Pot for a Latch", 2016. Courtesy New Museum, New York. Photo: Maris Hutchinson / EPW Studio
↑ 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
↑ Ouray interior, MDF Panels, copper accessory, stitched fabric, 240 x 240 cm, 2015.
↑ Vue d'exposition "Skins", Contemporary Art Center, Cincinatti, USA, 2015
↑ Lake city interior, MDF Panels, copper shelf, ceramic bust, 209.6 x 240 cm, 2015.
↑ Vue d'exposition "Skins", Contemporary Art Center, Cincinatti, USA, 2015
↑ Valparaiso green cloak, Stitched Fabric, 225.8 x 195.6 cm, 2015.
↑ Ophir interior, MDF Panels, copper shelf, ceramic bust, stitched fabric, 240 x 210.2 cm, 2015.
↑ Bust mask iron ore, Enameled ceramic, 40 x 40 cm, 2015.
↑ Bust mask brass, Enameled ceramic, 40 x 40 cm, 2015.
↑ Bust mask copper, Enameled ceramic, 40 x 40 cm, 2015.
↑ Bust mask copper oxide, Enameled ceramic, 40 x 40 cm, 2015.
↑ Bust mask oxide, Enameled ceramic, 40 x 40 cm, 2015.
↑ wearing/watching, Frieze Projects, Frieze New York, May 2015
↑ Saatchi Gallery London, PANGAEA II: New Art from Africa and Latin America 11 Mar 2015 - 6 Sept 2015
↑ Saatchi Gallery London, PANGAEA II: New Art from Africa and Latin America 11 Mar 2015 - 6 Sept 2015
↑ Saatchi Gallery London, PANGAEA II: New Art from Africa and Latin America 11 Mar 2015 - 6 Sept 2015
↑ Saatchi Gallery London, PANGAEA II: New Art from Africa and Latin America 11 Mar 2015 - 6 Sept 2015
↑ Fragmento 5, 2014, Low temperature ceramic with enamel, 64.8 x 20 x 14.6 cm
↑ Fragmento 5, 2014, Low temperature ceramic with enamel, 64.8 x 20 x 14.6 cm
↑ Fragmento 5, 2014, Low temperature ceramic with enamel, 64.8 x 20 x 14.6 cm
↑ Fragmento 6 I and 6 II, 2014, Low temperature ceramic with enamel, 40 x 25.4 x 14 cm (each)
↑ Fragmento 6 I and 6 II, 2014, Low temperature ceramic with enamel, 40 x 25.4 x 14 cm (each)
↑ Fragmento 8, 2014, Low temperature ceramic with enamel, 95.3 x 40 x 15.9 cm
↑ Fragmento 8, 2014, Low temperature ceramic with enamel, 95.3 x 40 x 15.9 cm
↑ Fragmento 8, 2014, Low temperature ceramic with enamel, 95.3 x 40 x 15.9 cm
↑ Fragmento L, 2014, Low temperature ceramic with enamel, 58.4 x 39.4 x 14 cm
↑ Fragmento L, 2014, Low temperature ceramic with enamel, 58.4 x 39.4 x 14 cm
↑ Fragmento L, 2014, Low temperature ceramic with enamel, 58.4 x 39.4 x 14 cm
↑ Fragmento 0, 2014, Low temperature ceramic with enamel, 70.2 x 24.8 x 14 cm
↑ Fragmento 0, 2014, Low temperature ceramic with enamel, 70.2 x 24.8 x 14 cm
↑ Fragmento 4 I, 2014, Low temperature ceramic with enamel, 83.5 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm
↑ Fragmento 4 I, 2014, Low temperature ceramic with enamel, 83.5 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm
↑ Fragmento 4 II, 2014, Low temperature ceramic with enamel, 76.2 x 33.7 x 13.3 cm
↑ Fragmento 4 II, 2014, Low temperature ceramic with enamel, 76.2 x 33.7 x 13.3 cm
↑ Fragmento 4 II, 2014, Low temperature ceramic with enamel, 76.2 x 33.7 x 13.3 cm
↑ Installation view, Espectacular Telon, 2013, Galerie Sultana
↑ Installation view, Espectacular Telon, 2013, Galerie Sultana
↑ Installation view, Espectacular Telon, 2013, Galerie Sultana
↑ Installation view, Espectacular Telon, 2013, Galerie Sultana
↑ Espectacular Telon I, 2013, Hand dyed and stitched canvas, 265 X 540 cm
↑ Espectacular Telon II, 2013, Hand dyed and stitched canvas, 265 X 540 cm
↑ Espectacular Telon III, 2013, Hand dyed and stitched canvas, 265 X 540 cm
↑ Espectacular Telon III (detail), 2013, Hand dyed and stitched canvas, 265 X 540 cm
↑ Espectacular Telon IV, 2013, Hand dyed and stitched canvas, 265 X 540 cm
↑ Espectacular Telon V, 2013, Hand dyed and stitched canvas, 265 X 540 cm
↑ Espectacular Telon V (detail), 2013, Hand dyed and stitched canvas, 265 X 540 cm
↑ Espectacular Telon VI, 2013, Hand dyed and stitched canvas, 265 X 540 cm
↑ Espectacular, 2012, Hand dyed and stitched canvas, 400 X 198 cm
↑ Espectacular Amanecer, 2013, Hand dyed and stitched canvas, 180 x 210
↑ Espectacular Atardecer, 2012, Hand dyed and stitched canvas, 180 x 280
↑ Espectacular Violeta, 2012, Hand dyed and stitched canvas, 180 x 210 cm
↑ Espectacular colores, 2012, Stitched canvas, 180 x 280 cm
↑ Images are of the installation at the Basque museum-center of contemporary art, Vitoria, Spain. Metal beams and construction mesh, 8m x 8m x 8m
↑ Images are of the installation at the Basque museum-center of contemporary art, Vitoria, Spain. Metal beams and construction mesh, 8m x 8m x 8m
↑ Rise Into Ruin, 2013, Image of installation, Hand colored photograph
↑ Rise Into Ruin, 2013, Image of installation, Hand colored photograph
↑ Highway Follies paintings, 2011, Resin and mineral powdered pigment, 2m x 1,50m approx.
↑ Highway Follies paintings, 2011, Resin and mineral powdered pigment, 2m x 1,50m approx.
↑ Highway Follies paintings, 2011, Resin and mineral powdered pigment, 2m x 1,50m approx.
↑ Highway Follies paintings, 2011, Resin and mineral powdered pigment, 2m x 1,50m approx.
↑ Highway Follies paintings, 2011, Resin and mineral powdered pigment, 2m x 1,50m approx.
↑ Highway Follies paintings, 2011, Resin and mineral powdered pigment, 2m x 1,50m approx.
↑ Highway Follies paintings, 2011, Resin and mineral powdered pigment, 2m x 1,50m approx.
↑ Highway Follies paintings, 2011, Resin and mineral powdered pigment, 2m x 1,50m approx.
↑ An edition of 4 cloth bound portfolios, Each portfolio contains 9 inkjet prints, 35 cm x 45 cm
↑ An edition of 4 cloth bound portfolios, Each portfolio contains 9 inkjet prints, 35 cm x 45 cm
↑ An edition of 4 cloth bound portfolios, Each portfolio contains 9 inkjet prints, 35 cm x 45 cm
↑ An edition of 4 cloth bound portfolios, Each portfolio contains 9 inkjet prints, 35 cm x 45 cm
↑ An edition of 4 cloth bound portfolios, Each portfolio contains 9 inkjet prints, 35 cm x 45 cm
↑ An edition of 4 cloth bound portfolios, Each portfolio contains 9 inkjet prints, 35 cm x 45 cm
↑ An edition of 4 cloth bound portfolios, Each portfolio contains 9 inkjet prints, 35 cm x 45 cm
↑ Images are stills of video No A Trio A, 2013 Video is part of an installation. Duration 7:31 min
↑ Images are stills of video No A Trio A, 2013 Video is part of an installation. Duration 7:31 min
↑ Images are stills of video No A Trio A, 2013 Video is part of an installation. Duration 7:31 min
↑ Images are stills of video No A Trio A, 2013 Video is part of an installation. Duration 7:31 min
↑ Images are stills of video No A Trio A, 2013 Video is part of an installation. Duration 7:31 min
GALLERY SHOWS:

They
7 Jun 2018 — 7 Jun 2018

Espectacular Telón
19 Oct 2013 — 19 Oct 2013

Popo de Paris
9 Jun 2012 — 9 Jun 2012

FAIRS:

Artissima. Torino, Italy
7 Nov 2014 — 7 Nov 2014

Arco. Madrid, Spain
25 Feb 2015 — 25 Feb 2015

frieze ny. New York, USA
5 May 2016 — 5 May 2016

Paris Internationale. Paris, France
19 Oct 2016 — 19 Oct 2016

Frieze London. London, UK
4 Oct 2017 — 4 Oct 2017

Paris Internationale. Paris, France
18 Oct 2017 — 18 Oct 2017

Liste. Basel, Switzerland
11 Jun 2018 — 11 Jun 2018

paris internationale. Paris, France
16 Oct 2018 — 16 Oct 2018

Material Art Fair. Mexico City, Mexico
6 Feb 2019 — 6 Feb 2019

Paris Internationale. Paris, France
16 Oct 2019 — 16 Oct 2019

BIO:

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 : 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: 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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RELATED NEWS:

Group Show. Centro Pecci. Prato, Italia.
(centropecci.it)
8 Oct 2020 — 8 Oct 2020

Solo Show. Clark Art Institut. Williamstown, USA.
(www.clarkart.edu)
26 Feb 2020 — 26 Feb 2020

PRESS:

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