Biography

Camilla Wills

Born in 1985, United Kingdom. Lives and works in Brussels.

 

  • EDUCATION
  • 2009 – 2011
  • BA Painting, Wimbledon College of Art, London
  • 2005 – 2008
  • Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam
  • SOLO EXHIBITIONS
  • 2017
  • Tonus, Paris
  • Driven by Thoughts, Chapter NY, New York
  • 2016
  • Annunciation with nosebleed : Refusing in Chatou, Cneai Chatou, Paris
  • Baby Doc, with Laetitia Paviani, Kunsthal Aarhus, Aarhus
  • 2015
  • Licence Licence, Gaudel de Stampa, Paris
  • Licence, LGLondon, London
  • Intolerance, White Cubicle, George and Dragon Pub, London
  • 2014
  • Perra Perdida, with Allison Katz, Lulu, Mexico City
  • 2013
  • POST: Cabaret brutalité, curated by Jacob Fabricius, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhangen
  • GROUP EXHIBITIONS
  • 2016
  • ŒIL DE LYNX & TÊTE DE BOIS, Occidental Temporary, Villejuif
  • Guglielmo, 283 Commercial St, Provincetown, US
  • Is it rude or polite to leave the room, Cell projects, London
  • Neo-Pagan Bitch-Witch!, organised by Lucy Stein and France-Lise McGurn, Evelyn Yard, London
  • VILLAGE! Raise my child! with Rachel Koolen, Laetitia Paviani and Camilla Wills, chez Treize, Paris
  • 2015 
  • Welcome to the Jungle, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
  • All Is On, (video room), Kustverein Freiburg, Freiburg
  • Are you allergic to the 21st century?, Safe, Home, Manchester
  • Forget the Pet, Caro Sposo, Cinémathèque Robert-Lynen, Paris
  • CALISTHENICS, curated by Matt Paweski, Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles
  • Les drames 3D grillagés, Triangle France, Marseille
  • Angela Fette / Kirsty Kross / Camilla Wills, Joint Venture, Berlin
  • 2014 
  • Logo of Absence, screening and performance with Jane Fawcett, Camden Arts Centre, London
  • My Vocabulary Did This To Me, South London Gallery, London
  • As a Body, Cooper Cole, Toronto
  •  Bard Girls Can Fly, White Flag Projects, Missouri
  • 2013
  • Notes on Neo-Camp, curated by Chris Sharp, Studio Voltaire, London & Office Baroque, Antwerp
  • Portmanteau, Johan Berggren Gallery, Malmö
  • Things you think in order, Tenderpixel, London
  • Sunbathers, 1857, Oslo
  • On ne connaît les chiffres que d’un côté du plan, Art3, Valence
  • Automatic Writing/Instant Publishing, Publish and be Damned, ICA, London
  • Sense And Sensibility, SpazioA, Italy
  • 2012
  • Mexico City Blues, Shanaynay, Paris & New Galerie, New York
  • Casting Glances in all Directions, Supplement Gallery, London
  • Laying Down and Kissing the Love in the Mist, Kendall Koppe Gallery, Glasgow
  • Anthem for the People’s Tomorrow, Salon Populaire, curated by Ellen Blumenstein, Berlin
  • The hardest thing is realising you’re in charge, The Watermill Center, New York
  • PROJECTS, EVENTS
  • 2015
  • Sweating as Distribution, project with Lætitia Paviani, Morgan Courtois, Christophe Hamaide Pierson, KAYA (Kerstin Brätsch & Debo Eilers), Anne Speier, Maija Timonen chez Treize, Paris
  • Love Your Parasites / Amygdala N.O.S, with France-Lise McGurn, Kimberley O’Neill, Cara Tolmie, Book Launch, South London Gallery, London
  • 2014
  • Attune…ment (On Generation), readings, SPACE, London
  • Voice ~ Creature of Transition, with Federica Bueti, conference organised by If I Can’t Dance I Don’t Want to Be Part Of Your Revolution and Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
  • Reading groups, Moyra Davey Impostor! and the technology of the process, Camden Arts Centre, London
  • RESIDENCIES
  • 2015
  • Le Commissariat, chez Treize, Paris
  • Triangle France, Marseille
  • 2012
  • Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center, New York
  • PUBLISHING PROJECTS (as editor and co-publisher)
  • BABY DOC journal, ongoing, co-edited with Laetitia Paviani
  • Love Your Parasites (Baroque Edition), Paraguay Press (a division of castillo/corrales), 2015
  • Davey, Moyra. I’m Your Fan. London: Camilla Wills and Camden Arts Centre, 2014
  • PUBLICATIONS / BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • Korman, Sam, ‘Camilla Wills – Critics Picks’, artforum.com, February 2017

  • Camilla Wills, Pork Salad Press (DK), 2017

  • Fabricius, Jacob, ‘Mother Theresa and Baby Doc’, Kunstkritikk.com, April 2016

  • Contribution to The Third Rail, issue 6, with Jeremy Sigler, Jon Leon, Sara Greenberger Rafferty, McKenzie Wark, Cara Benedetto, A.L. Steiner, 2015

  • Leash Seeks Lost Bitch, with Gabriela Jauregui and Allison Katz, Song Cave Press (US) and Sexto Piso (MX), 2015

  • Contribution to Transactions of Desire, Volume 2, Cornerhouse (UK), 2015

  • Cwynar, Kari, ‘Perra Perdida’, Metropolis M, February 2014

  • Contribution to Irregular Bulletin, printed by Ciara Phillips and The Showroom, London, 2013

  • Contribution to …ment Journal for Contemporary Culture, Art and Politics issue 5, eds. Federica Bueti and Claire Tancons, 2013

  • Contribution to Ree Morton: Laying down and Kissing the love in the mist, eds. Laura Aldridge and Louise Shelley, 2013

  • Mclean-Ferris, Laura, ‘Mess, She Said’, Mousse 39, Summer 2013

  • Contribution to A Prior magazine, issue 23, 2013

  • Contribution to Anthem for the People’s Tomorrow, ed. Ellen Blumenstein, Spector Books (DE), 2011

  • Contribution to Charming the Snake of Reason, ed. Marnie Slater, Enjoy Gallery (NZ), 2010

  • Contribution to Options with Nostrils, ed. Alexis Vaillant, Sternberg Press (DE), 2010

  • Contribution to (Mis)reading Masquerades, eds. Frederique Bergholtz, Iberia Perez, produced by If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution, Revolver (DE), 2010

  • GRANTS
  • Fluxus Funding (2016)
  • Grants for the arts, Arts Council England (2014)
  • Grants for the arts, Arts Council England (2012)