Camille Henrot

Biography

Camille Henrot (1978–) is a French artist who lives and works in New York. Through film, drawing, and sculpture, she pointedly reconsiders the typologies of objects and established systems of knowledge. Her work has been in solo exhibitions at the Palais de Tokyo (Paris, 2017), the Kunsthalle Wien (Vienna, 2017), and the New Museum (New York, 2014). She has also participated in group shows such as Electronic Superhighway, Whitechapel Gallery (London, 2016); In Search of the Present, Espoo Museum of Modern Art (Espoon Kaupunki, 2016); and In Light of 25 Years, Witte de With (Rotterdam, 2015). A 2013 art fellowship at the Smithsonian resulted in her film Grosse Fatigue, for which she received the Silver Lion Award at the 55th Venice Biennale. She is represented by kamel mennour (Paris, London), König Galerie (Berlin), and Metro Pictures (New York).

Exhibition

MOMENTA | Biennale de l'image. What Does the Image Stand For?
2017.09.07 - 10.15

Focusing on the theme What Does the Image Stand For? proposed by guest curator Ami Barak, the 2017 edition of MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image will be presented in collaboration with VOX and Galerie de l’UQAM…

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