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CAMILA COLUSSI

b. Chile, 1990

Multimedia artist currently based in London. Her practice encompasses immersive installations, objects, interactive devices, video art, sound art, light art, and conceptual art. Her recent work has focused on the concept of time and its political and technological dimensions within our contemporary society.

 

Camila graduated in 2021 with an MFA in Computational Arts, from Goldsmiths University of London; she was recently nominated for Lumen Prize for Art and Technology, 3D/Interactive category 2023.

 

Her work has been exhibited in prestigious venues and festivals, such as Outernet London, the Museum of Contemporary Art Santiago, Stephen Lawrence Gallery, Goldsmiths University, Bienal de Artes Mediales Santiago, South Kiosk Gallery, Somers Gallery, Tsonami Festival, and Museo de Bellas Artes Santiago, among others.

AWARDS and GRANTS

2023 Longlisted for Lumen Prize for Art and Technology, category 3D/Interactive

2020 FONDART NACIONAL GRANT, Chile.

2019 CONICYT Scholarship, Becas Chile, Chile.

2016 Tsonami Festival Residency scholarship. Sound Art Festival: Tsonami. Chile.

2016 FONDART NACIONAL Scholarships and Internships, Chile. Scholarship to study Degree in Sound Art at Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile.

2016 VORTICE Scholarship - Experimental Video Residency. INVE: Art Experimental Platform, Chile

EXHIBITIONS

2024 In/Between/Ness, Somers Gallery, London, UK.

2023 Sysco AI Challenge, Outernet London, UK 

2022 microPolíticasDeTiempo, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago, Chile

2022 Scene from here, South Kiosk Gallery, London, UK. 

2022 Extended Senses Symposium, Stephen Lawrence Gallery, London, UK

2022 CasaX Exhibition, Chalton Gallery (current Somers Gallery), London, UK

2022 Schemes & schema, hARTslane Gallery, London, UK 

2021 Shivers - MFA Computational Arts Degree Show, Goldsmiths University of London, London, UK

2021 Museo Sonoro de la Revuelta, Tsonami, Valaparaíso, Chile

2020 Quimera Gardens, MA/MFA Degree/Interim Show Computational Arts Goldsmiths, UK

2020 SurAural Festival : si lo escucho me acuerdo. Online sound festival, Bolivia

2020 AUDIORED IV, Sónec, Chile

2020 Push Pop Repeat, Goldsmiths, London, UK

2018 LUMEN VI, International Festival of Contemporary Art and New Media, Punta Arenas, Chile

2018 3th South Biennale for Contemporary Art, Puerto Varas, Chile

2017 13 Media Arts Biennale, Cerrillos National Center for Contemporary Art, Santiago, Chile

2016 Transvideo: Borderless Image, International Video Festival: Samples, 6th Edition. Learning Center, Aalto University, Finland.

2016 Conquistadores de lo inútil: Happy Little trees, pretty little mountains, borderless images / Transvideo: Borderless Image, International Video Festival: Samples, 6th Edition, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico

2015 12th International Creation and Authoring Juan Downey Contest, 12th Biennale Media Arts, National Museum of Fine Arts, Santiago, Chile

2014 Video Art Contest, LUMEN II International Festival of Contemporary Art and New Media, Punta Arenas, Chile

ART RESIDENCIES

2018 Cohabitar Sonoro. Sound and performance residency, Colcura, Chile.

2016 Tsonami Residency 2016; Sound Art Festival: Tsonami. Valparaiso, Chile.

2016 VORTICE, Experimental Video Residency; Valparaiso, Chile. Organized by INVE: Art Experimental Platform. Valparaiso, Chile.

2013 Residency: Fiestas, Cofradías y Desierto: Residencia La Tirana; Tarapacá, Chile. Organized by Universidad Católica de Chile

EDUCATION

MFA Computational Arts, Goldsmiths (2019-2021)

Sound Art Postgraduate Diploma, Universidad de Chile (2016)

BA Fine Arts, Universidad Católica de Chile (2015)

BA Arts and Humanities, Universidad Católica de Chile (2013).

COLLECTIVE PROJECTS

Founder member Las Electros (2014 - present)

Founder member CODED: School of Art and Electronics (2017 - 2018).

ART MANAGEMENT

2019 Museum of Contemporary Art Santiago, Santiago, Chile

2018 Media Arts Department, Ministry of Culture, Government of Chile, Santiago, Chile 

ART TECHNICIAN SPECIALIST

2022-today Digital Technician, School of Art, Kingston University, London, UK

2021 Assistant Technician Support for Tate Modern’s Hyundai Turbine Hall Commission 2021, Anicka Yi. London, UK. 

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

Guest lecturer:

Introduction to Sound Art. [Online] School of Art, Universidad Católica de Chile (2021).

Sound Art and Technology. [Online] School of Architecture, Universidad de Santiago de Chile (2021).

Professor “Transdiciplinarian Theory and Contemporary Architecture”, Architecture and Design School, Universidad de las Américas, Santiago, Chile (2019).

From 2011 until 2018 she worked as a Teaching Assistant of different modules at the School of Art,  Catholic University of Chile, including: Introduction to Art and Technology, Theory and History of Art and Technology, Visual Arts Today, among others.

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