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

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Graffiti pop up exhibition on six continents, 2014

  • Taps&Moses

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

  • Contemporary Art Museum, Raleigh (USA), 2016, installation view. Photo by Chris Ciccone

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.

Adel Abdessemed
Lida Abdul
Phil America
Ivan Argote
Minerva Cuevas
Chto Delat?
Cyprien Gaillard
Yang-Ah Ham
Andre Hemer
Tehching Hsieh
Zhang Huan
Jani Leinonen
Klara Liden
Armando Lulaj
Matt McCormick
Filippo Minelli
Wang Qingsong
Andres Serrano
Manit Sriwanichpoom
Clemens von Wedemeyer
Kacey Wong
Xijing Men
He Yunchang


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.


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