b. 1990, Johannesburg. Currently studying in Switzerland.
Victoria Wigzell’s work explores systems of understanding that shape human interactions and ways of being within particular societies or communities.
Current: Master of Arts, Public Spheres, Ecole Cantonale D’Art Du Valais, Sierre, Switzerland.
2012: Bachelor of Arts, Fine Art, (with distinction), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.
Group Exhibitions (South Africa)
2013: Regions A-G, Johannesburg Central Library Project, Johannesburg.
2013: Re-Structuring Encounters, Sanlam Art Gallery, Cape Town.
2013: An Experiment to Test the Destiny of the World, (organized by the Sober and Lonely Institute for Contemporary Art), Ithuba Arts Fund Gallery, Johannesburg.
2012: NEWWORK 12, Wits Art Museum, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.
2012: Big and Young, Maboneng Precinct, Johannesburg.
2011: Original/Copy, Wits Substation Gallery, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.
2012: Play>Urban, (One-month residency in partnership with the University of the Witwatersrand and Ecole Superieure des Arts Decoratifs de Strasbourg), Johannesburg.
2011 - 2012: Artconnect, in collaboration with Zakara Raitt, [Three-month residency for young artists through the Visual Arts Network of South Africa (VANSA)], Johannesburg.
2011: Urban Games, (One-week residency in partnership with the University of the Witwatersrand and Ecole Superieure des Arts Decoratifs de Strasbourg), Johannesburg.
2013: Hans Joerg Wyss Scholarship, Ecole Cantonale D’art Du Valais, (offered to students from Africa, Asia, the Middle East and South America).
2012: Giovanna Milner Scholarship, for outstanding work in Fine Art and History of Art, University of the Witwatersrand. Johannesburg.
2011: Standard Bank Group African Art Prize, for best undergraduate essay in African Art Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.
2013: Joule City Arts Incubator Graduate Development Programme, African Knowledge Incubator, Six-month interdisciplinary internship focused on content production, and accredited arts administration training, Joule City, Cape Town.
2013: Production assistant, Simon Gush, solo show at Stevenson Gallery Cape Town, (July).
2013: Production assistant, Ruth Sacks, 2000 Meters Above the Sea, Centre for Historical Re-enactments, Johannesburg.
2013: Production assistant, James Webb, MMXXI, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg.
2012: Production assistant, Abdulrazaq Awofeso, Fragments from the City, Goethe on Main, Johannesburg.
2012: Production assistant, Godfried Donkor, Johannesburg.