Oscar Murillo was born in La Paila in 1986. Murillo earned his BA in Fine Arts at the University of Westminster in London in 2007 and his MA at the Royal College of Art, also in London, in 2012. He has been keen on exploring painting as installation, engaging directly with the geographical, historical, and economic contexts of different localities. Murillo’s solo exhibitions were previously presented at, among others, Haus der Kunst, Munich (2017–18); CAPC Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux (2017); Jeu de Paume, Paris (2017); YARAT Contemporary Art Space, Baku (2016-17); Museo de Arte de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá; Centro Cultural Daoíz y Velarde, Madrid; and Performa 15, New York. He has also participated in numerous international group exhibitions and biennials, including A Poet*hical Wager at the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (2017), Jerusalem Lives at the Palestinian Museum (2017), the Sharjah Biennial 13, Marrakech Biennale 6, and the 56th Venice Biennale.
Photo Ó Jungwon Kim