Profile: Victoria Fu Artist Last Update:June 7, 2017

Victoria Fu. Self-Portrait in Sweden (still), 2005, Super 8mm film transferred to video

Victoria Fu is a visual artist who films, photographs and draws the image. Her film and video installations have been exhibited at venues including the Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, de Appel (Amsterdam), the Museo de la Ciudad (Quito, Ecuador), and the Seoul National University Museum (Korea). 

Fu received her MFA from CalArts, MA in Art History from USC, and BA in Art from Stanford. She attended the Whitney Independent Study Program and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and is a 2013-14 grantee of the Art Matters Foundation and the Rema Hort Mann Foundation YoYoYo Artist Project Fund.

Fu co-founded and directs ART OFFICE’s The Moving Index. She lives and works in Los Angeles and San Diego, where she is Assistant Professor of Art at the University of San Diego.

Selected Work

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Victoria Fu. Belle Captive II(/em) (still), 2013. 16mm film transfer and video loop, photographic cutouts. Victoria Fu. Lorem Ipsum I and II (installation), 2013. 16mm film transferred to digital video projection, framed and unframed photographs. Victoria Fu. Milk of the Eye (installation), 2012. 16mm b/w film projection. 4:15 minute loop. Victoria Fu. The Lake House (still), 2007. Digital video projection with sound. 6-minute loop.
Victoria Fu. Portmanteau (installation), 2009.16mm film to two-channel projection. 8-minute loop. Victoria Fu. Self-Portrait in Sweden (still), 2005, Super 8mm film transferred to video Victoria Fu. Deuce (still), 2005. Digital video projection loop plus stereo sound. Victoria Fu. Convergence, Parts I–III (still), 2003-4. 16mm film transferred to video. 13:40.

Links / Updates

Selected Publications

2014 Whitney Biennial
exhibition catalogue conversation with Paul Pfeiffer and Brad Troemel, 2014

review by Raphael Taylor, June 4, 2014

Crossbar Radical-Tick Scoop Star
exhibition brochure with essay by Matthew Metzger, 2014

Cult of Splendor
exhibition catalogue with contributions by Kellie Lanham and Max Maslansky, 2014

text by Jacquelyn Gleisner, December/January 2014

text by Kellie Lanham, 2014

Artcore Journal
text by Rana Edgar, July 2013

May 2013

ASPECT: The Chronicle of New Media Art
audiotext contribution by Erin Dziedzic, Fall 2012

Milk of the Eye
exhibition brochure essay by Marcus Civin, 2012

Drain Magazine 13
interview with Susanne Ø. Sæther, April-September 2010

Artist’s website