Cécile Emmanuelle Borra

Cécile Emmanuelle Borra is a French born London based artist, graduate of Goldsmiths College. She is Associate Lecturer in Fine Art at UAL, London. Working predominantly in installation, she uses a variety of medias including film, photography, text, wallpaper, textile, etc., as well as found objects. Drawing from a feminist perspective and from the writings of Judith Butler, Giles Deleuze and Paul B. Preciado, her art practise examines the relationship between Desire and the Gaze and most particularly continues her longstanding representation of men as objects of the female gaze. Selected shows include Salon for a Speculative Future, Chisenhale Studios, London (2019); In Whose Eyes, Beaconsfield Gallery, London, (2018); We All Have A Problem With Representation, The Showroom, London, (2016); Feminist Practices in Dialogue, ICA, London, (2015); In Between, Saatchi Gallery, London, (2015);Some Like It Wrong, Nuovo Cinema Palazzo, Rome (2015); Where The Men Met"=, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, (2011); Re-Sign, K-salon Gallery, Berlin, (2010); Kaleidoscopes, Sketch, London, (2009) and  Helmut Newton Ladies Nights, the Royal Academy, London, (2008). Residencies and grants include AA2A at Chelsea College of Arts, London (2013), ULTRAMICHKA, Pau (2013), Firstsite, Colchester (2012) and NFK, Stockholm (2010).