Victoria Hunt is an Australian-born Maori performance artist. Her ancestral affiliations are to Te Arawa, Rongowhaakata, Kahungunu, Irish, English and Finnish. She works to reinstate the power of Indigenous creativity and knowledge into contemporary staging, exploring liminal spaces through provocative interdisciplinary and intercultural collaboration. Victoria has a BA (Photography, Griffith University 1996) and First Class Honours in Performance Studies (UNSW 2016). Since 1999 she has trained and worked with BodyWeather pioneer Tess de Quincey as a founding member of De Quincey Co performing in over 40 productions. Her work has been presented at Liveworks Festival (Syd); Dance Massive (Melb); Origins Festival of First Nations (Lon/UK); Ecocentrix: Indigenous Arts, Sustainable Acts (UK); In-between Time Festival (Bristol/UK); IMPACT 15 (On/CA); Scène Contemporaine Autochtone, Festival TransAmériques Arts Centre (Montreal/CA); Biennale of Sydney; Ngiyagina Festival (Wagga); Gathering Ground (Syd); and Peats Ridge (Syd) among others.
“Coming Home” by Wendy Frew, UNSW Magazine (10 March 2016).