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Camila’s work aims to explore, from a feminist perspective, the relationship between gender and technology. Her interest is heavily focused in activism within social media platforms by showing
how behaviours within these digital manifestations can ultimately affect our real lives.
She studies and challenges initiatives addressing the exclusion of women in technology, focusing on their representation, or lack of, in the technological world or within technological spheres. By studying the many occurrences of unequal gender politics within said platforms, she aims to single out specific cases of disparity and provoke a dialogue among them.
Growing up in Costa Rica, a country which culture is heavily influenced by American culture, made her incredibly interested in influential artists from the USA. This fed into her current aesthetic and heavy use of modern pop references.
After finishing her MA Fine Art at Central Saint Martins, London she became most known for her work using emojis, where she took images which represent cases of current online phenomenons. These images contain only emojis as their mode of representation. By making the image one which consists solely of this online specific modern language, she aimed to pinpoint these particular pieces in a specific time frame. Much like Lichtenstein used the comic book aesthetic to represent the pop culture of his time, Camila uses emojis to represent and talk about pop in 2018.
Although the aesthetic of her pieces is heavily inspired by pop art of the 50’s, it is extremely important to her that the thematic is of contemporary nature and taking an activist approach with her pieces is also pivotal around her oeuvre.
Currently with the aim of expanding the parameters of her practice, she is looking to incorporate and explore with different mediums as well as to work on collaborative projects with artists or companies which relate to the topics which her practice explores.
Working with companies in the physical world which directly deal or have influence on the issues which she speaks through her art, is her way of translating and linking a virtual influenced practice with the physical world. As she is of the belief that we live in a time where the two cannot longer be seen as two separate things and therefore we must strive to link and accomplish progress in both arenas.
2019 || Eurofemmes at the Latvian National Museum of Art
2019 || WHIPPED CREAM, Coningsby Gallery, Fitzrovia
2019 || Auction Collective x Degree Art Auction. Bankside Hotel, London
2019 || Affordable art fair Battersea, London
2019 || Stolen Hearts, Auction In Benefit Of Max's Foundation, M&C Saatchi, London, UK
2019 || B00bs, Karl Oskar Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2019 || THE SIGNATURE ART PRIZE, Trinity Art Gallery, London, UK2019 || Visual Diet, M&C Saatchi, London, UK
2018 || Objetos Pequeños : Una Muestra De Equipaje, Nos Vemos, San Jose, Costa Rica
2018 || g_URL Techno-Utopia Screening, Sluice Art, London, UK
2018 || Latin American Myth Deconstruction, The Crypt Gallery, London , UK
2018 || The Neoprotofeminist show, 74 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London, UK
2018 || Art and Haktivism: (H)akt, Ugly Duck, London, UK
2018 || Spread The Virus, Dateagleart , https://www.dateagleart.com/stvcamilagonzalezcorea
2018 || Central Saint Martins Degree Show, Lethaby Gallery, 1 Granary Square, London, UK
2018 || The F Word, A Fundraiser In Aid Of Refuge Charity, Doomed Gallery, London, UK
2018 || AUCART March Auction, Work up for auction: The Nipple Act 7
2018 || Tate Exchange, Tate Modern, London, UK
2017 || Art Basel Miami Beach, On Display at Mana Contemporary, Miami, USA
2017 || Emerging Artists The Auction: Christmas Special, Creative Debuts, London, UK
2017 || Postgraduate Art Auction an event by Sotheby's and Central Saint Martins, Lethaby Gallery, London, UK
2017 || Casa Escalante, Casa Escalante, San Jose, Costa Rica
2017 || One Fifteen Curtain Road Launch Party, Creative Debuts at One Fifteen Curtain Road, London, UK
2017 || Persona - Made in Arts London, Four Corners Gallery, London, UK
2017 || Emerging Artists The Auction, Creative Debuts, London, UK
2017 || Creative Debuts July First Thursday, Creative Debuts, London, UK
2017 || Meet The Artists x Creative Debuts, Creative Debuts, London, UK
2017 || Somehow You And I Collide, The Laundry, Hackney, London, UK
2017 || Comment On This, SU Exhibition Space, London, UK
2017 || TATE Exchange, TATE Modern, London, UK
2017 || TATE Exchange, TATE Modern, London, UK
2017 || TATE Exchange, Collaborative Performance : Mmm… a Sound Performance Event
2016 || Offene Leinwand, Kino Royal Baden, Baden, Switzerland
2016 || Big Space IV, The Street, 1 Granary Square, London, UK
2016 || Artscom, The Window Galleries, Central Saint Martins, London, UK
2016 || Experimenteller Filmabend, Kino Royal Baden, Baden, Switzerland
2016 || PPA, Photography Department, Central Saint Martins, London, UK
2015 || BAF12, Prince Charles Cinema, Leicester Square, London, UK
WINNER, 2018 The Signature Art Prize, People's Choice Award
NOMINATED, 2018 MullenLowe NOVA Award, For Fresh Creative Talent
NOMINATED, The Tab Future 100, The title for the UK's most impressive female student