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Arturo Kameya Biography

Arturo Kameya's work examines the narratives and myths that comprise different versions of history. Kameya works with various mediums, including: acrylic, plaster, film, and printmaking. His multimedia artworks are often arranged together to create large-scale installations that delineate connections between disparate historical events, by linking together a range of visual cultural languages which have been formed over time.

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Recent works closely examine the fabric of contextualized urban environments, while embracing the contradictions that come with knowing a place intimately. His work has garnered increasing attention in recent years for attentive and direct critical depictions of his native country Peru, that narrate both the troubling and familiar aspects of life there.

Arturo Kameya (b. 1984 in Lima, PE) attended the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru in Lima (PE) and was a resident at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam (NL). Kameya's work was presented at Memory is an Editing Station, 22nd BiennialSesc_Videobrasil in São Paulo (BR) in 2023; We, on the Rising Wave, Busan Biennale (SK) in 2022 and at _Soft Water Hard Stone, _the fifth New Museum Triennial, New York, NY (US) in 2021.

The artist has a forthcoming solo exhibition titled Opaque Spirits, Marres, Maastricht (NL), and will be part of Prospect.6, New Orleans, LA (US) opening in November 2024. Solo exhibitons include, Los Ovnis, GRIMM, New York, NY (US); En esa pulga se mezcla nuestra sangre / In that flea, our blood mixes, GRIMM, New York, NY (US); Drylands, Dordrechts Museum, Dordrecht (NL); GRIMM, Amsterdam (NL);Grandma's Cooking Recipes, GRIMM, Amsterdam (NL); Depósito de Sombras, Alliance Française, Lima (PE); Allá en el Caserío, Acá en el Matorral (with Claudia Martínez Garay) Ginsberg Galeria, Lima (PE); Ghosts Don't Care if You Believe in Them, Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn (NL); Ghost Stories, Alliance Française, Lima (PE); Ciencia Ficción, Wu Gallery, Lima (PE); _Land at the End of the Sea _(with Claudia Martínez Garay), Galería del Centro Cultural Británico de San Juan de Lurigancho, Lima (PE).

Kemeya's work is part of numerous collections including the Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection (US); ING Collection (NL); Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (US); Museo de Arte de Lima, MALI (PE) and Saastamoinen Foundation (FI).

Text courtesy GRIMM

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