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Julia Carrillo.jfif

Featured Work:

Into the Light, 2021

site specific installation

As her artist advocate, I assisted Julia in placing this work at Wonderspaces in Scottsdale, AZ.  It is currently on view there.

Julia lives and works in Mexico City.  Her artistic practice examines the conditions of perception within different spaces and fosters immersion situations that invite the intimacy of discovery. Her interests are linked to the transformation of space through natural phenomena such as the movements of light, the travel of sound and the dynamics of fluid forces. She develops projects that lead her to build abstract and metaphorical scenarios marked by interior-exterior, natural-built, reality-representation dualities. In these projects she explores how the passage of time, the random, the rhythms of nature and individual experiences establish the guidelines for the creation of interior landscapes.


Mathematician from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. She completed a master's degree in Visual Arts at the San Carlos Academy and studied at the School of Visual Arts in New York.


She has participated in various artistic residencies such as MMCA Residency International Artist Fellowship Program of the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA / Korea), , Flux Factory (New York) and The Hollows (New York).


She has obtained support and scholarships for projects such as the Artistic Improvement Residency Program of the National Fund for Culture and the Arts (FONCA, 2014), Program of Support for Production and Research in Art and Media of the National Center for the Arts (CENART , 2015), Young Creators of the National Fund for Culture and the Arts (FONCA, 2016-2017) and Art Science and Technologies (ACT-FONCA 2018).


Her works are in the collections of the Monterrey Museum of Contemporary Art (MARCO) and the Universum Science Museum, UNAM.


In 2017 he obtained the Audience Award at the XII FEMSA Biennial (Monterrey, Mexico) awarded by FEMSA and CONARTE.

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