Camille Henrot was born in 1978 in Paris and lives and works in New York. In 2017 she opened a major exhibition titled Days Are Dogs at Palais de Tokyo in Paris. She is the third artist, and first woman, to be given 'Carte Blanche' at the institution, where she installed her films, sculptures, drawings and installation works. That year she also opened exhibitions at Kunsthalle Wien and the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo. In 2014 she presented The Pale Fox at Chisenhale Gallery, London, later traveling to Bétonsalon, Paris; Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen; and Westfalen Kunstverein Münster, Germany. She has also had one-person exhibitions at La Fondazione Memmo, Rome; New Museum, New York; Schinkel Pavilion, Berlin; New Orleans Museum of Art; Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton, Paris; and Jeu de Paume, Paris. She has exhibited in group shows at the Julia Stoschek Collection, Berlin; Whitechapel Gallery, London; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo; Stedelijk Museum, Netherlands; and SculptureCenter, New York. She additionally participated in the 9th Berlin Biennale; Prospect 3, New Orleans; and the 2014 Taipei and Gwangju Biennials. She received the Silver Lion at the 55th Venice Biennale, the 2014 Nam Jun Paik Award, and the 2015 Edvard Munch Award, which will be accompanied by a one-person exhibition at the Munch Museum in Oslo in 2018.
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