Julia Carrillo (1987)

Visual artist whose work arises from the light-space articulation as an equation constitutive of gestures, actions and virtualities. Her images problematize space and invite you to reflect on the concepts of dimension, proximity, distance, geometry of the forms, among others.


As part of her education, she obtained a bachelor degree in Mathematics followed by a Master in Visual Arts of the Academy of San Carlos in Mexico City, both hosted by the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Her artistic studies were further developed at the School of Visual Arts of New York (SVA-NY). She has earned funding by different  institutions, among which stand out: Foreigner Residency from the National Fund for the Culture and the Arts (FONCA) Mexico (2014), Flux Factory Residency Program NY-USA (2014), Program of Support for Production and Research in Art and Media through the National Center for the Arts (Cenart) Mexico (2015), Young Creators of FONCA Mexico (2016) and Art, Science and Technology (ACT) fund of FONCA Mexico (2018) as well as the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) Residency Changdong Korea (2019).


Her work has been presented in various national and international exhibitions of both collective and individual character, and has been included in permanent collections of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MARCO) of Monterrey, Mexico and the Museum of Sciences (Universum) in Mexico City. She earned the Prize of the Public of the XII FEMSA Biennial.


As part of her current work, Julia Carrillo is developing artistic projects involving artifacts used in physics and astronomy, at the Center for Complexity Sciences of the National Autonomous University in Mexico City.