Victoria Hindley

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Biography

Victoria Hindley is an artist, writer, and independent curator. She works primarily with photography, language, the book form, and in collaboration with others. Her work challenges the construction of meaning(s) through applying strategies of decoding such as abstraction, humor, and decontextualization as a way of investigating stereotypes, cultural obsession, and institutional constructs. Her work has been published, exhibited, and collected internationally, projects include: SHE IS, a public installation commissioned by the City of Vienna, Austria and developed in Valie Export’s Kubus Raum; The Shelter Project, a multi-platform 5-day art event involving 30 international artists, theorists, and writers; and Pay Close Attention to Size of Pill Before Swallowing, which was part of a year-long exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Leipzig, Germany. Victoria worked with SOHO Ottakring in Vienna, an artist-led research and activism organization focused on the urban public sphere; she was formerly the Director of LOOK3 photography organization where she developed a major public exhibition with South African visual activist Zanele Muholi. She recently accepted a position at MIT Press, where she develops books at the intersection of Art and Activism. Victoria holds a BA in Literature and a MFA from Transart Institute. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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