Camille Rojas

Camille Rojas (b. 1993 Toronto; lives and works in Toronto) is a multidisciplinary artist working primarily in film, photography and performance. Her work is informed by experiences traversing through life and the hyperfixations that sometimes come from it. Recent interests include: X, Y & Z.

info@camillerojas.com

EDUCATION
   

2017 BFA in Photography Studies | Toronto Metropolitan University School of Image Arts

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 Sothebae’s, Erin Stump Projects, Toronto

2017 System of a Gesture, Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto

2016 The Whistler, Curated by Heather Rigg, Alliance Française Gallery, Toronto (CONTACT Photography Festival)

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS + SCREENINGS

2023 Gesture as Ellipsis, curated by Luther Konadu, Blinkers Art & Project Space, Winnipeg

2019 An Archive, But Not An Atlas, Curated by Liz Ikiriko, Critical Distance Centre for Curators, Toronto (CONTACT Photography Festival)

ONLINE PROGRAMMING

2020 Moving Ether Way, Curated by Holly Chang and Karina Iskandarsjah, Trinity Square Video, Toronto

2020 MOVEMENTS, in collaboration with Sofia Mesa, Gallery TPW, Toronto

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

2022 Pilot Episodes, Toronto Dance Theatre

2017 Art Gallery of Ontario, Sub Residency with Emilia-Amalia working group

PERFORMANCES (* INDICATES SOLO)

2023 Assemblies by Eve Tagny, Curated by Kari Cywnar, Nuit Blanche, Toronto

2022 c(o)rporeal dissssonance, DAZIBAO, Montréal *

2020 Les Gestes Flottent, S’empilent et Éclatent, Curated by Maude Johnson & Florence-Agathe Dubé-Moreau, Regart Centre D'artistes en           Art Actuel, Lévis*

2020 Performance in response to the exhibition Handle With Care by Wedge Curatorial Projects, Curated by Emilie Croning & Maria                   Kanellopoulos, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto

2019 Algorithm, Ryerson Artspace at 401 Richmond (Nuit Blanche), Toronto*

2019 System of a Gesture, Critical Distance Centre for Curators, Toronto

AWARDS + GRANTS

2021 Career Catalyst, Ontario Arts Council

2021 Research and Creation, Canada Council for the Arts

2020 Arts Response Initiative, Ontario Arts Council

2019 Visual Artist Creation, Ontario Arts Council

2019 Visual Artist Creation, Toronto Arts Council

2018 Exhibition Assistance, Ontario Arts Council

2015-16 SF Award, Ryerson University School of Image Arts

FUNDRAISERS

In-Residence, Online Artist Benefit, led by Kevin Boothe & Robert Wainstein

Photorama, Gallery TPW, Toronto

Salon 44, Gallery 44, Toronto

PUBLICATIONS

2020 CBC Arts: COVID Residency, by Lise Hosein

2020 Blackflash Magazine: “Online Exhibitions and the Long Game of History”, by sophia bartholomew

2019 Canadian Art: Review for Algorithm (performance), by Dallas Fellini

2019 Esse Magazine: Review for System of a Gesture (performance), by Heather Canlas Rigg

2018 Public Parking, “Body in the Plural: In Conversation with Camille Rojas”, by Luther Konadu

PRESENTATIONS

2023 Introduction to NFTs and Blockchain, Ontario Art Galleries Association, Toronto

2021 The Other NFT Report, Trinity Square Video, Online

2018 Artist talk to thesis students, Ryerson University School of Image Arts, Toronto

2018 Artist talk, in response to Tanya Lukin Linklater’s “Slay All Day”, mama projects, Toronto

2018 Lecture, “The Art of Public Speaking”, Presented by Trampoline Hall, Curated by Aley Waterman, Toronto

2017 Artist talk to thesis students, Ryerson University School of Image Arts, Toronto

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2024 Low-Res Photography Intensive Instructor, Gallery 44, Toronto

2023-Present Outreach Manager, Images Festival, Toronto

2024-Present Artistic & Administrative Partner, The Toronto Dance Community Love-In

2023 Low-Res Photography Intensive Instructor, Gallery 44, Toronto

2022 Artists in the Library, Gallery 44, Toronto

2022 Project Manager, Artist-Run Blockchain, Trinity Square Video

2022-2023 Board Member, Executive Committee Gallery TPW

2020-2022 Co-Artistic Director: The Toronto Dance Community Love-In

2020-2021 Jury Member (Dance Projects), Canada Council for the Arts