ABOUT / CV

 

Victoria Smith is an artist using the photograph as her medium. By working with an array of materials and subject matter, she explores how photography exists within our world, and our current attitudes towards it. From appropriating found images to making sculptural installations, her work is often driven by research, collaboration or cross-disciplinary practice to create an innovative outcome.

Victoria currently studies BA (Hons) Photography at Manchester School of Art, and will graduate in 2020.

In October 2019 Victoria was selected for the EUNIC Cluster Photographic Residency in Bangkok, Thailand, supported by the British Council and French Embassy. The project involved 8 European and 8 Thai Students, working as collaboratve partnerships with Manit Sriwanichpoom and Gabriel Camelin as their mentors. Across the duration of two weeks, Victoria produced work with Fah-on Mongkolrat in response to the theme ‘Walls & Beyond’ which was exhibited at Cinema Oasis, Bangkok.

EXHIBITIONS

November 2019 Cinema Oasis, Bangkok, exhibiting ‘Social Structures’ as part of the ‘Walls & Beyond’ residency

September 2019 IASDR Conference, Manchester, exhibiting ‘Coastal Visions’ with Kirsteen Aubrey

June 2019 Saturation Exhibition, Crusader Mill, Manchester, exhibiting ‘The Fall of the Family Album’

May 2019 Too Tired Slideshow Exhibition, Vermont, exhibiting an image from ‘Self Portraiture’ series

July 2017 Hull College End of Year Show, Hull

RESIDENCIES

October 21st - November 1st EUNIC Photographic Residency in Bangkok, Thailand. A collaborative workshop and cultural exchange project between 8 European and 8 Thai students, led by photographers Manit Sriwanichpoom and Gabriel Camelin. The students were partnered, and had two weeks to create work in response to the theme ‘Walls & Beyond’, to be exhibited at Cinema Oasis, Bangkok throughout November 2019.

EDUCATION

2017-2020 Manchester School of Art - BA (Hons) Photography

2015-2017 Hull College of Art & Design - Photography Level 3 Extended BTEC (Triple Distinction*)