Photo: Munem Wasif
Vincent Hasselbach is a researcher and curator focusing photographic and archival practices, particularly in and from South Asia. His work is rooted in collaborative practices that centre process alongside outcome, mobilising the exhibition form to explore complex and multi-layered narratives.

He was awarded the Format Festival Open Call Award in 2021, for a curated group exhibition entitled COLLABORATION > CONTROL; and curated the Archive of Public Protests and Turbine Bagh exhibitions for the 2021 edition of Peckham 24 together with Iona Fergusson, with whom he also convened the festival’s talks and events programme. For the 2022 edition of Peckham 24, he curated Rohit Saha’s 1528, as well as the talks programme, again in collaboration with Iona Fergusson. Subsequent collaborations include a group exhibition curated with ZONE 6 Press for London Design Festival, and a presentation of Offset ProjectsGuftgu project at Photobook Cafe

Vincent is a MPhil/PhD candidate in the Department of Anthropology at UCL, where his research focuses on  archival and museological strategies, looking at their relationships to collective memory and narrations of history. His research is fully funded by the London Arts and Humanities Partnership (AHRC). 

Before this, he studied Social Anthropology (BA) and Modern South Asian Studies (MPhil) at the University of Cambridge.

He lives and works in London.

vincent.hasselbach.21[at]ucl.ac.uk