Glasgow International Festival of Contemporary Art
 

Enzo Camacho & Ami Lien

A group of children walk through a sugar plantation field. Each carries a different item. The lead child carries a ring of barbed wire.  Another child carries a machete for cutting sugar.
A black background with an embroidered design of a heart with butterflies within it.
A black background with an embroidered design resembling a volcano.
A photo of an outdoor landscape of a field with long grass and a hill in the distance.

Enzo Camacho and Ami Lien are artists and writers from the Philippines and the US, respectively. Together, they have a collaborative artistic practice that moves from the Philippines outwards to other places, addressing localised iterations of labour and capital from the perspective of imperialist damage. They have had solo exhibitions at Kunstverein Freiburg; and Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, both 2018. Their work has been included in recent group exhibitions at Tai Kwun Contemporary, Hong Kong 2022; the 10th Asia Pacific Triennial, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, 2021; the 5th New Museum Triennial, New York, 2021; the 39th EVA International, Limerick 2021; Manifesta 13, Marseille 2020; the Drawing Center, New York 2020; the Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei 2019; the Brunei Gallery, SOAS University of London 2019; the NTU Center for Contemporary Art, Singapore 2018; UCCA Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing 2017; Jim Thompson Art Center, Bangkok 2017; and Green Papaya Art Projects, Manila 2009. From 2021 to 2023, Camacho and Lien were fellows at the Graduate School of the Universit├Ąt der Kunste, Berlin.

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