CAMILLE ROJAS INFO 

CAMILLE ROJAS (b. 1993 Toronto; lives and works in Toronto) is a multidisciplinary artist & artist-researcher working with film, photography and contemporary dance.

Her work uses movement as the primary vehicle to dissect ideas and emotions. 

Recent interests include: Art world hysteria, self-care, astrology, whistleblowing, shit-disturbing, stock market drama and computer vision science.

→ info@camillerojas.com

@camiillerojas (ig)


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)


2019 Poems for Impending Doom, Curated by Lucy Pauker & Alessia Dowhaniuk, Centre for Art Tapes, Halifax


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 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


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



        Camille in Colombia, 1995