Pia Camil & Mateo Riestra
Pia Camil. Born in Mexico City, Mexico, 1980
Lives and works in Mexico City, Mexico.
Pia Camil has exhibited internationally in solo shows including:Laugh Now, Cry Later at OMR Gallery, Mexico City (2020); Here Comes The Sun, performance at the Guggenheim Museum, New York (2019); Fade into Black:sit, chill, look, talk, roll, play, listen, give, take, dance, share, Queens Museum, New York (2019); Bara, Bara, Bara, Tramway Art Space, Glasgow (2019); Boca Curtain, Chopo University Museum, Mexico City (2018); A Pot for a Latch, New Museum, New York (2016); Black Square, Basque Museum of Contemporary Art, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain (2013).
Camil's work is in the permanent collection of the Jumex Collection (Mexico City, Mexico), the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection (New York, United States), the Center Pompidou (Paris, France), the Kadist Collection (Paris , France), and the Blanton Museum of Art (Austin, United States), among others.
Camil's work is often associated with the Mexican urban landscape, a critical approach to the legacy of modernism and the politics of consumerism. In his recent work he emphasizes the importance of the collectivity through public participation.