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Camilla Palestra - FHEA

Camilla Palestra - FHEA

Curatorial Associate

Camilla's curatorial interests lie in multidisciplinary and  collaborative artistic practices that reflect on aspects of our  contemporary society, in connection to the socio-political environment  and its diversity. She held teaching positions at London College of  Fashion, and Central Saint Martins (UAL), at the University for the  Creative Arts, and Goldsmiths University of London. Camilla received a  MA Curating Contemporary Art from the Royal College of Arts London and  is currently a doctoral researcher in the Advanced Practices program in  the Visual Culture Department at Goldsmiths, University of London. In  2021, Camilla was awarded the Fellowship of the Higher Education  Academy, in recognition of her commitment and achievements in learning  and teaching through her curatorial practice.


  • Palestra, C. (2023) “When Traces Become Stories”, in Lucy Orta. Traces: Stories of Migration, London: UAL

  • Palestra, C. (2023) “Notes from the Amazon”, in LabVerde 2022 Catalogue, Manaus: LabVerde

  • Palestra, C. and Ganahl, R. (2018) “Quasi-Marxism, Sustainability Fairy  Tales and ÜBER Fashion: Camilla Palestra in Conversation with Rainer  Ganahl”, in Comme des Marxists, London: Fashion Space Gallery

Curated Exhibitions and Events

  • Decolonising Fashion and Textile (working title), Barbican Library, UK (2024)

  • Art for the Environment. Artists from AER International Residency Programme, GroundWork Gallery, UK (2024)

  • AER Conversations, UAL (2024)

  • Lucy Orta. Traces: Stories of Migration, The Nunnery Gallery Bow Arts, UK (2023)

  • Speculative Ecologies, LABVERDE, Brazil (2022)

  • AER Conversations, UAL (2021)

  • Fashion Now/Fashion Futures 2030, Arbeit Studios Leyton Green, UK (2019)

  • Comme des Marxists, Rainer Ganahl, Fashion Space Gallery, UK (2018) 

  • Art for the Environment, The Nunnery Gallery Bow Arts, UK (2018)

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