Oscar Murillo has created a visual language encompassing recurring elements and motifs; draped black canvases; metallic structures evoking autopsy tables; large-scale paintings composed of roughly sewn together fragments; studio dirt, dust and debris. These and other components play out across a wide range of media, including painting, video work, room-sized installations and actions.
In his lecture Murillo will focus on his painting practice which stems from drawing and mark-marking as a way to explore the diverse avenues from performance, interventions, video, and installation.
Oscar Murillo was born in 1986 in La Paila, Colombia, and lives and works in various locations. Murillo earned a BA (Hons) in Fine Arts at the University of Westminster in 2007 and an MA from the Royal College of Art, London in 2012.