CAMILA ARROYO is a movement artist, choreographer, performer, and movement director. her work seeks to expand notions of the choreographic byway of the body, critical theory and expanded video. always traversed by interdisciplinary collaboration, her practice is committed to the study of improvisation in various mediums, always embracing the tensions that arise between forms like dance, film, choreography, performance, and other formats.
her choreographic and video work has been shown in museo experimental el eco, museo de arte moderno, museo jumex, center for performance research, sala silvestre, peridance center, centro cultural españa; as well as in festivals such as dance camera west, in/motion international dance film festival, pool tanz internationale film festival and the international contemporary dance festival of the biennale di venezia.
camila has collaborated, and performed the work of artists such as xavier le roy, celia rowlson-hall, gustavo herrera, diego vega (nohbords), carlota guerrero, and alvin ailey. she has also worked and collaborated with malin + goetz, momoroom, repetto, the mexican cultural institute of new york, hemispheric institute of performance and politics, drøme magazine, and suave magazine. commercial credits as a dancer, choreographer, and movement director include isaac dunbar, lola kirke, onerepublic, ilse salas/daniel giménez-cacho, robin schulz, and ximena sariñana, among others. camila’s work has been featured in publications such as la tempestad, elle méxico, and dance magazine.
she holds a ba in dance, theatre, and film studies from sarah lawrence college, and an ma in performance studies from new york university’s tisch school of the arts, which she completed thanks to the fundación jumex de arte contemporáneo grant. currently, camila is a member of the editorial collective of women&performance: a journal of feminist theory and a phd candidate in performance studies at new york university’s tisch school of the arts.
camila lives and works in between mexico city and new york.
photo: darryl richardson