About Liz Hingley

Liz holds holds a first class BA Honours in Photography from Brighton University and an Social Anthropology MSc with distinction from University College London. She is a member of Agence VU.

During a two-year scholarship with FABRICA research and communications department in Italy she produced the work 'Under Gods’ stories from Soho road, which was published By Dewi Lewis publishing in March 2011.
Since then she has received the Getty Image Grant, Prix Virginia and Photophilanthropy Activist Award for her work on poverty in the developed world.

Liz is artist in residence at The Migration Research Unit at University College London and Honary research fellow of the University of Birmingham Philosophy and Theology department. From June 2013 she will be based in Shanghai to continue her work on multi-faith urban communities at the invitation of the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences.


Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow, ‘Spiritual Objects’ - solo show
St Mungo’s Museum of Religious Life, Glasgow, ‘Under Gods’ - solo show
L’ Hôtel de Sauroy, Paris, - solo show
The Visual Arts Centre, The University of Texas at Austin. ‘Under Gods’ - solo show
St Pancreas Station, The London Photography Festival, 'The Great British Public'
Somerset House London, 'World Photography Organization exhibition'
Le Petit Poule Noire Gallery Paris, ‘Under Gods’ - solo show
Fotofestival Hannover, ‘Under Gods’
The House of Commons, London, ‘Our Lives’ picturing child poverty in Britain’
No Found Photo Fair, Paris Photo - solo show
St Barnabas House, London ‘Our Lives’ picturing child poverty in Britain
Ring Cube gallery, Tokyo PDN emerging 30
HOST Gallery, London - solo show
Wolverhampton Art Gallery - solo show
Getty Image Gallery London ‘The Ian Parry Scholarship award winners’
Visa Pour La image festival, Perpignan ‘Under Gods’ stories from Soho road
Rencontres d’Arles ‘Under Gods’ night projection
Birmingham University ‘Handsworth 25 years on’
University College London ‘Under Gods’ stories from Soho road
Studio la Citta, Verona ‘Under Gods’
The Truman Brewery, Shoreditch 'Minba chair' installation
National Portrait Gallery ‘Taylor Wessing Portrait prize’
Wolverhampton Museum and Art Gallery ‘Hungry’
Winchester University Link Gallery ‘With Others’ solo show
The Village Underground, London ‘Finding Home’
Pheonix Gallery, Brighton ‘Brighton photofringe’
Gallerie de la tapestrie, France ‘Entre-deux’
The Proud galleries, London ‘Renaissance’
Independent Photographers Gallery ‘Terry O’Neil award’
Getty Image Gallery London ‘Ian Parry Scholarship’


Photo Philantropy award, Professional Grand Prize
Px3 Paris, Portraiture category second prize
Prix Virginia award winner
Fotovisura grant, honourable mention
Open Society Institute grant
Reflexions Masterclass participant
Getty Editorial Grant winner
Alexandra Boulat Scholarship winner
Joop Swart Masterclass nominee
Named one of PDN’s 30 Emerging Photographers
Ian Parry International Scholarship, Highly commended
Eugene Smith Award, Finalist, New York
Canon female photojournalist award winner
Magenta Foundation Flash Forward award winner
World in Focus photo essay category winner
BJP Project assistant award shortlist
Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize
Salon09 artist selection
Rhubarb Rhubarb International bursary
‘Renaissance’ Photography for Breast cancer finalist
Terry O’Neil award
The Ian Parry photography scholarship, commended
Skin Studios Scholarship
UNLTD Foundation' grant


Hertzog, A. and Hingley, L. 2013. ‘Belleville Bazaar’, in Garnett, J and Harris, A (eds). Rescripting Religion in the City: Migration and Religious Identity in the Modern Metropolis. London: Ashgate Publishing Ltd

Hingley, L. 2013. ‘Unmade Beds’, Material Cultures, 10 (1)

Visual Studies, (Vol. 26, Issue.3, 2011) “Photographer as researcher in the project ‘Under Gods: Stories from Soho Road”

Anthropology Matters Journal, (Spring/Autumn, 2011) Knowledge Transfer: Exchanging Knowledge with the Field. "Photographer/ Researcher: notes from the field of faith"

Social Alternatives Journal, (Vol.29 Issue 4, 2011) ‘The photographic narrative: alternative exposures’ “Showcase - Under Gods’ stories from Soho Road”

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