Biography

Camilla Wills

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

 

  • EDUCATION
  • 2009 – 2011
  • MA Fine Art, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam
  • 2005 – 2008
  • BA Painting, Wimbledon College of Art, London
  • SOLO EXHIBITIONS
  • 2018
  • Tonight, Gaudel de Stampa, Paris
  • 2017
  • Mourning times one hundred, Montague, London
  • Camilla Wills, Tonus project space, Paris
  • Driven by Thoughts, Chapter NY, New York
  • 2016
  • RIP Currents, Permanent Drew, with Laetitia Paving, Kunsthal Aarhus, Aarhus
  • Annunciation with nosebleed, Cneai Chatou, Paris
  • 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, curated by Jacob Fabricius, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhangen
  • GROUP EXHIBITIONS
  • 2018
  • Exhibition as film/Film as exhibition, BNKR, Munich
  • 2017
  • Beauty and Room, PALP Festival, Sion, CH
  • Bei Cosy, RONGWRONG, Amstedam
  • 2016
  • 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
  • Intake part of All Is On, Kustverein Freiburg, Freiburg
  • Safe. Are you allergic to the 21st century?, HOME, Manchester
  • Forget the Pet, Caro Sposo, Cinémathèque Robert-Lynen, Paris
  • Calisthenics, Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles
  • Les drames 3D, Triangle France, Marseille
  • Angela Fette / Kirsty Kross / Camilla Wills, Joint Venture, Berlin
  • Sweating as Distribution, project with Lætitia Paviani, Morgan Courtois, Christophe Hamaide Pierson, KAYA (Kerstin Brätsch & Debo Eilers), Anne Speier, Maija Timonen chez Treize, Paris
  • 2014 
  • Voice ~ Creature of Transition, lecture and performances with Federica Bueti, conference organised by If I Can’t Dance… and Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
    Attune…ment (On Generation), SPACE, 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
  • Automatic Writing/ Instant Publishing, ICA, London
  • Ciara Phillips: Workshop 2010 – Ongoing, The Showroom, London
  • Notes on Neo-Camp, curated by Chris Sharp, Studio Voltaire, London & Office Baroque, Antwerp
  • Things you think in order, Tenderpixel, London
  • Portmanteau, Johan Berggren Gallery, Malmö
  • Sunbathers, 1857, Oslo
  • 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, Berlin
  • The hardest thing is realising you’re in charge, The Watermill Center, New York
  • SELECTED WRITING AND EDITORIAL PROJECTS
  • 2018
  • Girls Like Us, Economics issue (forthcoming)
  • 2017
  • Bad Advisors and English Landscapes, by Camilla Wills, two booklets, published by Immixtion books, Marseille
  • « meta-describer », May Revue issue 18, review of Elfriede Jelinek’s Charges (The Supplicants) http://www.mayrevue.com/en/on-charges-the-supplicants-by-elfriede-jelinek-2/
  • Bruise journal, Marseille, issue 1 (contribution)
  • Appears as Lost, by Camilla Wills, published by Pork Salad Press, DK
  • 2016
  • The Third Rail, with Jeremy Sigler, Jon Leon, Sara Greenberger Rafferty, McKenzie Wark, Cara Benedetto, A.L. Steiner, issue 6 (contribution)
  • BABY DOC journal, co-founded and edited with Laetitia Paviani, issues 1 – 3 and ongoing (contributors incl. Lynne Tillman, Robert Gluck, Maggie Nelson, Yassin Lahmar, Justin Lieberman, Adele Röder, Mayo Thompson and Tom Watson, Sunil Gupta, Calogero Giametta, Camille Roy, Samuel R. Delany selected and translated by Tristan Gigon, Arvo Leo, Rachel Koolen, Morgan Courtois, Gaia Vincensini … )
  • 2015
  • Leash Seeks Lost Bitch, by Gabriela Jauregui, Allison Katz and Camilla Wills, published by Sexto Piso, MX and Song Cave Press, US
  • Transactions of Desire, Volume 2, Cornerhouse publications, UK
  • 2014
  • Editor of Love Your Parasites, Paraguay Press (a division of castillo/corrales) 2015
  • Editor and co-publisher of Moyra Davey, I’m Your Fan, co-published with Camden Arts Centre, London
  • 2013
  • …ment Journal for Contemporary Culture, Art and Politics, eds. Federica Bueti and Claire Tancons, issue 5 (contribution)
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • Korman, Sam, ‘Camilla Wills – Critics Picks’, artforum.com, February 2017
  • Fabricius, Jacob, ‘Mother Theresa and Baby Doc’, Kunstkritikk.com, April 2016
  • Paviani, Laetitia, ‘Forget Burial’, Crash, no.74, 2015
  • Cywnar, Kari, ‘Perra Perdida’, Metropolis M, February 2014
  • Mclean-Ferris, Laura, ‘Mess, She Said’, Mousse, Summer 2013
  • Sharp, Chris, ‘Casting Glances in All Direction – Critics Picks’, artforum.com, April 2012

 

  • RESIDENCIES
  • Camden Arts Centre, September – December 2018
  • Triangle, Marseille, Spring 2015
  • Le Commissariat, Treize, Paris, 2015
  • Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center, New York, 2012
  • GRANTS
  • Fluxus Fund (2016)
  • Grants for the arts, Arts Council England (2014)
  • Grants for the arts, Arts Council England (2012)