Popo de Paris
Artissima. Torino, Italy
Arco. Madrid, Spain
Frieze New York. New York, USA
Paris Internationale. Paris, France
Frieze. London, UK
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 “Slats, Skins & Shopfittings”, 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) and "El Resplandor" at OMR projects, Mexico City (2009). Camil’s work is in the permanent collection of Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, La Colección Jumex, la Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros and the Wattis Museum 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.