Liz Hingley is a British photographer and anthropologist, currently based in Shanghai as a Visiting Scholar of the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences. She holds a first class BA Honours in Photography from Brighton University, and an MSc in Social Anthropology with distinction from University College London (UCL).
During a two-year scholarship with FABRICA, a research and communications organization in Italy, Liz made the work ‘Under Gods, stories from Soho Road’, which was published by Dewi Lewis in 2011 and became an internationally touring solo exhibition. In 2012 she joined Agence Vu.
Liz’s work has been extensively exhibited and published. She has received numerous awards including the 2013 Photophilanthropy award, 2012 Prix Virginia and 2011 Getty Editorial Grant. In 2013 her work ‘End Of Lines’ was published as the book ‘Shanghai’, for the Portraits De Villes series designed by Be-Poles. Her the next book the Jones Family will be published with Xavier Barral in 2016.
Teaching and research are a key elements of her practice and she regularly develops projects with Universities and other educational institutions. Liz is an honorary research fellow of The University of Birmingham Philosophy and theology department and an active member of the Migration Research Unit at UCL.