Camilo Godoy
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Camilo Godoy is an artist and educator born in Bogotá, Colombia and based in New York, United States. He was a resident at Recess, New York (2018); Leslie-Lohman Museum, New York (2018); Coleção Moraes-Barbosa, São Paulo (2018); International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), New York (2017); and Movement Research, New York (2015 - 2017); among others. Godoy has exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum, CUE, OCDChinatown, New York; Moody Center, Houston; UNSW Galleries, Sydney; among others. He has performed at numerous spaces including Danspace Project, Judson Church, Center for Performance Research (CPR), New York; and Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, Frankfurt. Godoy has participated in the Toronto Biennial (2019), and Momentum 11 Biennial (2021).


Solo Exhibitions and Projects
2021
AMIGXS, OCDChinatown, New York, NY, U.S.

2019
En Vivo y En Directo, CUE, New York, New York. Curated by Tania Bruguera

Debtor, Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, U.S.

2018

Out of Control, Recess, Brooklyn, NY, U.S. Organized by Camilo Godoy

2017
Camilo Godoy: AMIGXS, International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), Offsite Project, billboard, New York, NY, U.S. Coordinated by Juliana Cope


Group Exhibitions

2020
States of Mind: Art and American Democracy, Moody Center for the Arts, Rice University, Houston, TX, U.S. Curated by Ylinka Barotto with Julia Fisher and Julia Kidd

Friendship as a Way of Life, UNSW Galleries, Sydney, Australia. Curated by José Da Silva and Kelly Doley

When We First Arrived…, The Corner, Whitman-Walker, Washington, DC, U.S. Curated by Ruth Noack with Mary Ellen Carroll and Lucas Michael

2019
“Nobody Promised You Tomorrow": Art 50 Years After Stonewall, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, U.S. Curated by Margo Cohen Ristorucci, Lindsay C. Harris, Carmen Hermo, Allie Rickard, and Lauren Argentina Zelaya

Toronto Biennial, Toronto, ON, Canada. Curated by Candice Hopkins

In the Historical Present, The New School, New York, NY, U.S. Curated by Anna Harsanyi and Macushla Robinson

The Other Is You: Brooklyn Queer Portraiture, BRIC, Brooklyn, NY, U.S. Curated by Liz Collins, Sol Nova and Anna Parisi

Lugar del Trabajo, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, U.S. Curated by Juan Franco Ricardo

Playground, Dot Fiftyone Gallery, Miami, FL, U.S. Co-curated with Verónica Flom

From the Margins, Gallery 102, The Corcoran School of the Arts & Design, Washington, D.C., U.S. Curated by Andy Johnson

2018
Cell Count, La MaMa Galleria, New York, NY, U.S. Curated by Kyle Croft and Asher Mones for Visual AIDS

Génerx: del dicho al hecho, Instituto Cervantes, New York, NY, U.S. Curated by Noelia Lecue Francia

Queering Space, Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred University, Alfred, NY, U.S. Curated by Queering Space Collective

2017

Self-Organize / Auto-Organizar, BronxArtSpace, Bronx, NY, U.S. Curated by Sofía Reeser del Rio and Kiara Ventura

2016
Art AIDS America, Alphawood Gallery, Chicago, IL, U.S. Curated by Jonathan David Katz and Rock Hushka

Queering Space, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT, U.S. Curated by Queering Space Collective

SPEAK OUT, BronxArtSpace, Bronx, NY, U.S. Curated by Linda Cunningham, Eva Mayhabal Davis, and Dalaeja Foreman

2015
RALLY: Queer Art and Activism Now, Dixon Place, New York, NY, U.S. Curated by PJ Gubatina Policarpio and Beck Feibelman

Acting on Dreams: The State of Immigrant Rights, Conditions, and Advocacy in the United States (with QUEEROCRACY and Carlos Motta), Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT, U.S. Curated by Yaelle S. Amir

2014
EVAKUIEREN (with Carlos Motta), Mousonturm, Frankfurt, Germany. Curated by Akira Takayama

Migraciones: Género, economía, poscolonialismo (with QUEEROCRACY and Carlos Motta), Galería de Arte del Palacio Municipal, Puebla, Mexico. Curated by Michael López Murillo

In and Out of Context, Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY, U.S. Curated by Hallie Ringle

2013
NOT OVER: 25 Years of Visual AIDS, La MaMa Galleria, New York, NY, U.S. Curated by Kris Nuzzi and Sur Rodney (Sur)

donaufestival (with Tania Bruguera for Immigrant Movement International), Kunstraum Stein, Krems, Austria. Curated by Gabrielle Cram

2012
Don’t Worry What Happens Happens Mostly Without You, Radiator Gallery, Queens, NY, U.S. Curated by Kris Nuzzi

2011
Risk + Reward Series (with QUEEROCRACY and Carlos Motta), Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY, U.S. Curated by Jake Yuzna

Ty, GALERIE 77, Kroměříž, Czech Republic. Curated by Radek Grosman

2010
Constructing Identities, Thomas Werner Gallery, New York, NY, U.S. Curated by Thomas Werner

2009
Constructing Identities, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, NM, U.S. Curated by Thomas Werner


Curatorial | Panels | Performances | Presentations | Workshops
2018
“Out of Control” (Curatorial), with Stephanie Acosta, Justin Allen, Oluwadamilare (Dare) Ayorinde, Julianne Cariño, Vivian Crockett, Merce Cunningham Trust, Stanley Gambucci, Melanie Greene, Miguel Angel Guzmán, Jennifer Goggans, Jonathan González, Marisa Hall, Jasmine Hearn, K.Go, Jordan Demetrius Lloyd, Okwui Okpokwasili, Papi Juice, jess pretty, Ita Segev & Tristan Powell, Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste, lily bo shapiro, Mariana Valencia, Carlo Antonio Villanueva, Anh Vo, and Yolette Yellow-Duke, Recess, Brooklyn, NY, U.S. November 6 - December 15, 2018.

“ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE; ENGLISH AS A SECOND LOVE; ENGLISH AS A SECOND LOSS,” Dillon + Lee, New York, NY. U.S. Organized by Aldrin Valdez. October 20, 2018.

“Memories That Smell Like Gasoline: Reading David Wojnarowicz” (Performance), Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, U.S. September 7, 2018.

“What did they actually see?” (Performance), Outpost, Brooklyn, NY, U.S. Organized by K.Go. August 31, 2018.

“Choreographic Studies” (Workshop), the CURRENT SESSIONS, Wild Project, New York, NY, U.S. August 18, 2018.

“What did they actually see?” (Performance), Leslie-Lohman Museum, New York, NY, U.S. July, 20, 2018.

“Sex Dances # 4” (Performance), Queer|Art|Pride 2018, Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, U.S. June 21, 2018.

“meia noite” (Performance), with Brendan Mahoney and Jorge Sánchez, coleção moraes-barbosa, São Paulo, Brazil. April 23, 2018.

“What did they actually see?” (Performance), coleção moraes-barbosa, São Paulo, Brazil. April 21, 2018.

“Reté” (Curatorial), coleção moraes-barbosa, São Paulo, Brazil. April 9 - April 30, 2018.

“Lecture Demonstration: A Short Account of the Destruction” (Performance), AC Institute, New York, NY, U.S. Curated by Maya Castro Gutiérrez. February 16, 2018.

2017
“Sex Dances #3” (Performance), with Jordan Demetrius Lloyd, Bodily, CP Projects Space at the School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, U.S. Curated by John Elammar, Maria Alejandra Saenz, and Andrea Valencia. December 16, 2017.

“Sunday Service: We have to live differently” (Curatorial), with Ella Boureau, Mike Funk, Miguel Angel Guzmán, Jordan Demetrius Lloyd and Eduardo Restrepo-Castaño, Knockdown Center, Queens, NY, U.S. December 3, 2017.

“Amigxs: Zine Launch and Readings” (Curatorial), with Ella Boureau, Susie Day, Michael Funk, Jorge Sánchez, Pamela Sneed, and Aldrin Valdez, International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), Brooklyn, NY, U.S. November 28, 2017.

“Hands” (Workshop), with Amanda Turner Pohan, Proximities, Helena Anrather Gallery, New York, NY, U.S. Organized by Mira Dayal and Josie Heston. July 18, 2017.

“Peter’s death.” (Performance), with Miguel Angel Guzmán, Movement Research Artists-in-Residence at Performance Studio Open House, Center for Performance Research (CPR), Brooklyn, NY, U.S. March 21, 2017.

“El Salón” (Presentation), Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY, U.S. March 17, 2017.

2016
“Lucky Sevens: An Art Salon” (Presentation), El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY, U.S. November 15, 2016.

“Sex Dances #2,” (Performance), with Miguel Angel Guzmán, Movement Research at the Judson Church, New York, NY, U.S. October 24, 2016.

“Sex Dances #1,” (Performance), with Brian Carlos Contratto, Connor Donahue, Camilo Godoy, Brendan Mahoney, Carlos Martiel, Eduardo Restrepo, Jorge Sánchez, and Keijaun Thomas, Movement Research at the Judson Church, New York, NY, U.S. April 18, 2016.

“WE WALK FOR” (Performance), SPEAK OUT, BronxArtSpace, Bronx, NY, U.S. February 19, 2016.

2015
"Social Medium: Art-Making with Social Media” (Panelist), CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY, U.S. September 29, 2015.

“Acting on Dreams: The State of Immigrant Rights, Conditions, and Advocacy in the United States” (Panelist), Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT, U.S. July 11, 2015.

“Anthems #1 (Mexico, Puerto Rico, Colombia)” (Performance), with Veronica Ramirez and Jorge Sánchez, PERFORMEANDO, Queens Museum, Queens, NY, U.S. February 21, 2015.

2014
“Hips Don’t Lie,” (Performance), with Aetschy, Roland Brammer, Fausto Israel, Carlos Motta, Merel Roozen, Emmilou Rößling and Marcus Schill, EVAKUIEREN, Mousonturm, Frankfurt, Germany. Curated by Akira Takayama. September 12, 2014.

“Captive Thoughts” (Performance), MANIFEST! Choreographing Social Movements in the Americas, The Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, Concordia University, Montréal, Québec, Canada. June 27, 2014.

"The Deportation Landscape: Immigration Law and The Freedom of Movement" (Presentation), Hart Hall - Global Living and Learning Center, State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, NY, U.S. April 28, 2014.

2013
‘“CRIMINAL STATUTES ON HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS “TRANSMISSION” U.S. Edition’ (Performance), Foundational Sharing 5, La MaMa Galleria, New York, NY, U.S. June 23, 2013.

“Criminal” (Performance), Foundational Sharing 4, Private Apartment, Brooklyn, NY, U.S. February 23, 2013.

2012
"Why Borders?” (Performance), I am not alone in this way, Radiator Gallery, Queens, NY, U.S. May 27, 2012.

“Retracig I.C.E.” (Workshop), Don’t Worry What Happens Happens Mostly Without You, Radiator Gallery, Queens, NY, U.S. May 20, 2012.

“The Immigrant Manifesto and the Struggle for Social Justice” (Panelist), with Immigrant Movement International, Left Forum, Pace University, New York, NY, U.S. March 17, 2012.

2011
“A New Discovery: Queer Immigration in Perspective” (Panelist), QUEEROCRACY and Carlos Motta for Risk + Reward Series, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, U.S. October 15, 2011.

" I desire to know wherefore you are banished” (Performance and Panelist), The Defense of Marriage Act and Binational Relationships in the US, Coming Out in the Developing World, The New School, New York, NY, U.S. October, 11, 2011.

“I desire to know wherefore you are banished” (Performance), Vulgar Tongues, Bluestockings, New York, NY, U.S. September 23, 2011.

“Warning! The Colonizing Trick: Patriotic Pride” (Performance), The Body Blend Series — Remixed n’ Homotized PRIDE EDITION, Queer Art Impact, Dixon Place, New York, NY, U.S. June 25, 2011.

"I desire to know wherefore you are banished” (Performance), GAY WARS: The Thursday Conversation, Queer Art Impact, Gibney Dance Center, New York, NY, U.S. May 19, 2011.

“Controlling Sexuality At The Border” (Panelist), QUEEROCRACY Symposium, QUEEROCRACY, The New School, New York, NY, U.S. April 17, 2011.

“7th Grade Activism Kick-off” (Workshop), Taking A Stand, Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School, New York, NY, U.S. April 13, 2011.

“Queer Migrations” (Panelist), Amplification and Resistance: Introducing Politics of the Globe, The New School for Social Research, New York, NY, U.S. April 9, 2011.

Awards | Fellowships | Residencies
Session Artist, 2018
Recess, Brooklyn, NY, U.S.

Leslie-Lohman Queer Theatre and Performance Residency, 2018
Leslie-Lohman Museum, New York, NY, U.S.

Artist in Residence, 2018
coleção moraes-barbosa, São Paulo, Brazil

Artist in Residence, 2017
International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), Brooklyn, NY, U.S.

Artist in Residence, 2015-2017
Movement Research, New York, NY, U.S.

Keyholder Resident, 2014-2015
Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY, U.S.

Fellowship, 2014
EMERGENYC, The Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, New York University, New York, NY, U.S.

Fellowship, 2012-2013
Queer Art Mentorship, New York, NY, U.S.


Education
Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, The New School, New York, NY, U.S.
Bachelor of Arts, Education Studies, 2013

Parsons School of Design, The New School,  New York, NY, U.S.
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography, 2012