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Liz Hingley

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Liz Hingley is a British photographer and anthropologist whose work bridges academic scholarship and artistic practice.

After graduating with a first class BA Honors in Photography from Brighton University in 2007, Liz was offered a two-year scholarship to FABRICA research and communication department in Italy. There she made the work Under Gods: 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 2013 Photophilanthropy award, the 2012 Prix Virginia, and the 2011 Getty Editorial Grant.

In 2012, Liz gained an MSc in Social Anthropology from University College London with distinction and began to work primarily within universities to explore and expand the possibilities of the visual side of research. She has held posts at University College London and Fudan University, Shanghai, and worked with the University of Texas and Sussex University. Liz is an Honorary Research Fellow of the Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Birmingham.

Between 2013 and 2016, Liz was based in China as a Visiting Scholar of the Academy of Social Sciences, and also worked as a creative consultant and educator for various agencies and brands. ‘End Of Lines’ was published as the book Shanghai for the Portraits De Villes series designed by Be-Poles in 2013. Washington University Press will publish Shanghai Sacred in early 2018.


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