Bonnie Camplin

As an artist, Bonnie has featured in solo exhibitions at the Tate Britain, Cabinet and the Chisenhale Gallery in London.

Staff details

Bonnie Camplin


Senior Lecturer in Fine Art




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Academic qualifications

  • 1995-96 Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Photography, St. Martins School of Art 
  • 1989-92 BA (Hons) Fine art - Film and video (2:1) St. Martins School of Art


Prior to arriving at Goldsmiths, Bonnie Camplin was guest professor 2008-2010 at Städelschule in Frankfurt. 

She has served as a programme mentor for LUX Associate Artists (2012, 2013) and as a workshop deviser/ leader for the Hayward Gallery's Wide Open School (2011) in London. In 2011, she was a visting jury member for the Architectural Association London and lectured at The 12th Venice Architectural Biennalle 2010 . She has also taught and lectured at Slade School of Art London, CSM London, The Royal Acadamy School London, the University of Manchester, the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford and Zürcher Hochschule der Künste Departement Kunst & Medien Zurich.

Professional projects

Bonnie has made solo exhibitions at Kunsthaus Glarus Switzerland, Camden Art Centre, Tate Britain, Cabinet and the Chisenhale Gallery in London, as well as at Michael Benevento Los Angeles. She has participated in group shows at Tate Britain, Tate Modern, Barbican London and the Institute of Contemporary Arts London. Her work has additionally been shown in group-exhibitions in London, Berlin, Frankfurt, Cologne, and Los Angeles and she participated in the 2014 Liverpool Biennial.

Her films have been screened at the ICA's Artists Film Club for the London Film Festival and Bienalle of Moving Images, Tate Britain, the Frieze Art Fair, and the Lux Bienalle of Moving Images. Her work has been reviewed in Artforum, Art Review, Flash Art International and Frieze.

In 2014 she was a recipient of the Paul Hamlyn award for artists and in 2015 was nominated for the Turner Prize.


Publications and research outputs


Camplin, Bonnie. 2016. Bonnie Camplin. In: "Bonnie Camplin", Camden Arts Centre, United Kingdom, September 2016 - January 2017.

Camplin, Bonnie. 2016. Precog Jamaica. In: "Precog Jamaica", Michael Benevento Gallery, United States, 2016.

Camplin, Bonnie. 2015. Bonnie Camplin detail of "Patterns" Installation. In: "Turner Prize 2015", Tramway, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 1 October 2015 – 17 January 2016.

Exhibition Catalogue

Camplin, Bonnie and Pieroni, Paul. 2016. Bonnie Camplin (Camden Arts Centre: September 2016 - January 2017).


Camplin, Bonnie. 2015. Bonnie Camplin speaking with reference to her work in the 2015 Turner Prize.


Camplin, Bonnie. 2016. Interview with Bonnie Camplin by Morgan Quaintence.


Camplin, Bonnie. 2015. Link to Caribic/ Athens Matter Residency page.

Camplin, Bonnie. 2014. Bonnie Camplin UbuWeb Artist's Page.


Camplin, Bonnie. 2014. DSV Technology (installed at Liverpool Biennalle 2014).


Camplin, Bonnie. 2016. Talk: Bonnie Camplin, Dr David Luke and Michele Occelli. This is Tomorrow/ youtube, London.

Camplin, Bonnie. 2016. Bonnie Camplin on her exhibition at Camden Arts Centre, 2016. Camden Arts Centre, London.