Liz’s multidisciplinary work weaves between academic and artistic practice. She primarily works on long-term projects that intimately explore contemporary rituals, systems of belief and belonging around the world.


Liz holds a BA Honors in Photography from the University of Brighton and an MSc in Social Anthropology from University College London (UCL). She completed a two-year scholarship at FABRICA, the Italian cultural institute, in 2009. There she made Under Gods: Stories from Soho Road, an internationally touring exhibition and book. Her next project, The Jones
Family, received the Catchlight AwardPrix Virginia, Ian Parry Award and Getty Editorial Grant.

Liz was a Leverhulme artist in residence at the Migration Research Unit (UCL) between 2011-13 and then moved to China. As a Visiting Scholar of the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences she produced three books over five years. Her work has been exhibited at Tate Modern, the University of Texas at Austin, The National Portrait Gallery and Somerset House. It has been featured in global media such as Time, Le Monde, the Guardian, Financial Times, The Economist and New Scientist.

Liz is a proud trustee of AmberSide and curator at SIDE gallery in Newcastle, UK. She is a Research Fellow at the The University of Birmingham and the School of Oriental and Asian Studies (SOAS) where she is excited to be working as a curator on the project ROADS

 

liz@lizhingley.com
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+44 77 59 11 40 95 (UK)
+86 18 61 69 11 162 (CN)


Liz Hingley is a photographer, anthropologist and curator working primarily on long-term multi-platform projects that intimately explore contemporary rituals, systems of belief and belonging around the world.
 
After graduating with a first class BA Honors in Photography from Brighton University in 2007, Liz was offered a two-year scholarship at FABRICA, a cultural institute in Italy. There she made the work ‘UnderGods: Stories from Soho Road’, which was published by Dewi Lewis in 2011 and became an internationally touring solo exhibition. Her following project, ‘The Jones Family’, received the Catchlight Award, Prix Virginia, and Getty Editorial Grant.
 
Liz gained an MSc in Social Anthropology from University College London in 2012 and moved to China. Between 2013-16 she was a Visiting Scholar of the Academy of Social Sciences and produced two books: ‘Shanghai: End of Lines’ (Be-Poles 2013) and ‘Shanghai Sacred’ (Washington University Press 2018). Her forthcoming book will be published by GOST.
 
Her work has been published in Time, Le Monde, the Guardian, Financial Times, Economist magazine and New Scientist, as well as various academic journals. Liz is a trustee of AmberSide and curator at SIDE gallery in Newcastle.  She is an honorary research fellow at the University of Birmingham and member of the Migration Research Unit at University College London. 

 

liz@lizhingley.com
lizhingley1

+44 77 59 11 40 95 (UK)
+86 18 61 69 11 162 (CN)


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