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Camilla Newhagen

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Copenhagen, Denmark

Lives in
San Francisco

Works in
San Francisco


sculpture, figurative, installation, mixed-media




I grew up in the 1970’s in a small socialist suburb outside Copenhagen, Denmark.  I spent my childhood surrounded by intellectual academics of anti- capitalist ideologies; this atmosphere, immersed in dealing with taboos and social issues, helped create my social awareness and outspoken nature at an early age.

I use those early insights every day, examining dysfunctional human emotion to fabricate sculptural installations.

My art opens up closets of taboos dealing with an uncomfortable history of human kind; functioning as a tool it transforms human stories into visual memories.  My work process consists of obsessive repetition, a necessary time to connect the past of my chosen material with my narrative content.

I work conceptually and let my creative ideas guide my choice of media.  Since 2003 I have mainly worked in reclaimed materials; recognizing that found objects already contain unknown stories for me to unearth.


Recent Exhibits

Camilla Newhagen participated in these exhibits:

Feb, 2013 The Free Gallery, by Free Utopian Projects | Exhibition Call Selection 2013
Pro Arts Gallery
Nov, 2012 ROOT DIVISION PRESENTS: Happy Hour/Closing Reception for X Libris
Root Division
Nov, 2012 X Libris
Root Division
Oct, 2012 BEAUTY IN LANDSCAPE | Kathy Aoki + Camilla Newhagen
Swarm Gallery
Sep, 2012 Introductions 2012
Root Division
May, 2012 The Last Show On Earth (Panel Discussion)
Mills College Art Museum
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