Exhibition at South Korea’s most visited landmark, 2015
Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Seoul, South Korea
October 1-11, 2015
Exhibition in South East Asia’s largest art museum, 2014
Phil America teams up with World Vision, United Nations ILO, and other human rights agencies for a solo show to present works representing migrant workers’ contributions in Thailand and the issues they face coming into the country. The immersive art exhibition includes a 16-channel video installation, a life-size interactive Thai fishing boat and other large-scale sculptures and archival photos, displayed at the Bangkok Art & Culture Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
Graffiti pop up exhibition on six continents, 2014
Some of the most well-known representatives of graffiti are coming together for an exhibition, showing large photo prints, a sculpture and a video installation.
● 7Tate, Brisbane, Australia
● Aerosoles Graffiti, Lima, Peru
● Assemblage Studios, Newtown, Johannesburg, South Africa
● Hashtag Gallery, Toronto, Canada
● Hook & Loop, Guadalajara, Mexico
● Le Monte-en-l’air, Paris, France
● Perla-Mode, Zürich, Switzerland
● Produções Klandestinas, Brasília, Brazil
● Six Fathoms Deep, Bangkok, Thailand
● Square and Friends Gallery, Australia
● Spray Sport, Valencia, Spain
● Zona Cultura, Sofia, Bulgaria
Artist lives in America’s largest Tent City, 2014
The artist lived each day with its residents and learned to defend himself in an autonomous society where its residents are surrounded with violence and despair on a daily basis. After spending a month in the tattered slums of Thailand, Phil America showcases the difference between countries and the similarities of desperation.
● The Jungle, San Jose, USA
● The Clockwork Factory, London, United Kingdom
Exhibition in one of Korea’s leading art museums, 2014
Utopian Days – Freedom was an exhibition at the Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, one of South Korea’s leading art museums, and later was shown at the Nowon Culture and Arts Center, Seoul, South Korea.
Clemens von Wedemeyer
Installation in Asia’s largest slum and exhibition in a museum in Bangkok, Thailand, 2013
Slum Vacation takes viewers on an up close and personal trip to the Klong Toey slums with a performance project by American artist Phil America, in which he builds a house to live in Thailand’s largest marginal settlement area (slum) for 30 days. He integrates himself into the local community, bringing awareness to the 1⁄3 of the world’s urban population living in slums.
● Klong Toey, Bangkok, Thailand
● Bangkok University Art Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
● 25-story-tall digital billboard at Times Square, New York, USA
● Greek Film Archive / Film Museum, Athens, Greece
● Bronx Art Space, New York, USA
● Museum of Almería, Almería, Spain
● Sacramento State University, USA
Exhibition in Bolivia’s foremost modern art space, 2013
El Choco was the first major solo exhibition by Swiss-Bolivian artist Luciano Calderon, showing new works, ranging from installations to paintings. It took place at the most modern and most important Bolivia non-commercial art space, the Centro Cultural de España en La Paz, in the capital city La Paz.
Exhibition at Kunstverein in Germany, 2012
In 2012, the prestigious non-commercial art space Forum Kunst Rottweil, Germany unveiled Counterparts. The exhibition got presented through an official website and was one of the most frequented exhibitions at Forum Kunst Rottweil, a non-commercial art space founded in 1970 that has established a reputation for exhibiting world-renowned artists throughout its 40-year history. The exhibition showed works by Hendrik Beikirch, Luciano Calderon and Nils Müller.