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Maico Camilo

1982
Brazil

32 Works exhibited on Kooness

Current location

Cape Town, South Africa

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Works by Maico Camilo

Encrypted Emotions 7

2021

170 x 180 x 6cm

9236,75 €

Lost Within My Own Self 4

2020

170 x 180 x 7cm

9625,67 €

Lost Within My Own Self 3

2020

170 x 180 x 7cm

9625,67 €

Lost Within My Own Self 1

2020

170 x 180 x 7cm

9625,67 €

Encrypted Emotions 6

2021

160 x 180 x 7cm

9236,75 €

Encrypted Emotions 5

2021

160 x 180 x 7cm

9236,75 €

Encrypted Emotions 4

2021

160 x 180 x 7cm

SOLD

Encrypted Emotions 3

2021

160 x 180 x 7cm

9236,75 €

Incognito

2021

320 x 200 x 7cm

SOLD

Equivocal 1 & 2

2021

320 x 180 x 7cm

17403,99 €

Intoxication

2018

120 x 180 x 3cm

SOLD

Circle of Life 1

2020

170 x 180 x 7cm

7292,17 €

Peering Beyond

2021

170 x 180 x 4cm

8264,46 €

Through Change Comes Hope 8

2020

150 x 180 x 4cm

7292,17 €

Through Change Comes Hope 11

2020

150 x 180 x 4cm

7292,17 €

Contemplation 5

2020

170 x 180 x 7cm

7681,09 €

Contemplation 4

2020

170 x 180 x 7cm

7681,09 €

Contemplation 3

2020

170 x 180 x 7cm

SOLD

Contemplation 2

2020

170 x 180 x 7cm

6417,11 €

Contemplation 1

2020

170 x 180 x 7cm

6417,11 €

Fragments of the Mind 7

2020

170 x 180 x 6cm

7681,09 €

Fragments of the Mind 6

2020

180 x 170 x 6cm

7681,09 €

Fragments of the Mind 10

2020

170 x 180 x 6cm

7681,09 €

Fragments of the Mind 5

2020

170 x 180 x 6cm

SOLD

Near and Far 4

2018

130 x 168 x 2cm

SOLD

Near and Far 1

2018

127 x 180 x 1cm

6319,88 €

Untitled 2

2020

134 x 160 x 2cm

5590,67 €

Near and Far 6

2020

120 x 180 x 2cm

6319,88 €

Through Change Comes Hope 3

2020

150 x 180 x 4cm

7292,17 €

Through Change Comes Hope 2

2020

150 x 180 x 4cm

7292,17 €

Lost Within My Own Self 5

2019

170 x 180 x 6cm

9625,67 €

Lost Within My Own Self 2

2019

170 x 180 x 6cm

SOLD

Maico Camilo, born in Brazil 1982.  He has travelled extensively, up into Europe and then lived and worked for an extended period of time in New Zealand and Australia.  These experiences have opened him up to the different cultures and environments that have helped him explore the larger questions we all face in life: our reason for being. Camilo has set about exploring his own journey through his art, challenging his own paradigms and his reason for being and not being afraid to explore different vocabularies and communication forms through his art.  He is challenging us all to confront the obvious, in terms of what is going on around us.  What you see is what you get, but is it?  How many of us compromise our real self?  How many of us fall victim to the perceptions of others, worried about what others think?  How many of us truly stand for what we believe in and remain true to ourselves? When you see the complexities in Camilo’s artwork, you see a mirror of the complexities of life.  The layers of each work question our own strength of conviction, for what we stand for.  Each piece forces the viewer to look elsewhere within the artwork, therefore the viewer will slowly analyse their own response to the work, sensing the intellect that the artwork has to offer. So, come and explore for yourself and discover!  Camilo Art Studio provides a warm and friendly environment and breaks down some of the intimidation some people associate with traditional galleries.  Take time to come and get to know the artist. Maico’s artwork currently hangs in the Boardroom of the International College of Management (Manly, Sydney). There is also a major Sydney contemporary piece, called Sydney In Vivid, being placed in the new building of St Andrews College (sponsored by http://www.braydiver.com), and other major private collectors.

I work on unplanned subjects, elements, emotions, life experiences, which belong to my subconscious. These subjects relate to or have related to my personal or explored life, encompassing our notion of past, present and future life. My focus evolves around the exploration of human emotions; hence the journey starts from a place of unknown.

I usually start with a thought in my head, which instinctively grows from my differing emotions that I am feeling at that time in my life. I can walk around for hours, venturing out at night and walking the streets, slowly but surely sensing that the idea is germinating as I take in the scene around me. The sense of a work (or project) eventually crystallises and I can then commence the process of putting the concepts inside my head onto the canvas.

My work demands us to discover for ourselves what we perceive we are seeing. My current projects are essentially hiding the obvious within the artwork itself, deliberately diminishing the clarity and then the final step within the artwork is creating a linear view of the world, providing the definition that we are searching for in each piece.

In this way I am drawing the viewer into a state of reflection. By way of example, my most recent pieces provide a more ‘figurative’ aspect to the works. The viewer can readily identify a ‘human figure’, with each artwork intentionally demonstrating the figure in an almost comical or grotesque position, again but in a different way, asking us to reflect on the emotional element of the human state.

With each piece I start my own journey of self-discovery, ultimately providing the platform for my subconscious to become conscious and the artwork can then stand on its own, bringing the unplanned subject that I started with, to life.