Sofia Victorino is the Daskalopoulos Director of Education and Public Programmes at Whitechapel Gallery, London, where she oversees artist residencies, commissions, community projects and public programmes, including performance and film. She was previously head of Education and Public Programmes at the Serralves Museum in Porto, Portugal (2002–2011). Her research is focused on art, performativity and social practice, and she has curated projects with a number of artists, including Mikhail Karikis (2018), Emanuel Almborg (2017), the collective Assemble (2017), Samson Kambalu (2016), Rivane Neuenschwander (2015), Luke Fowler and Mark Fell (2015), Peter Liversidge (2015), Bart Lodewijks (2014–2015), Francis Upritchard (2014), Fraser Muggeridge (2014), Heather and Ivan Morison (2013), Theaster Gates (2013) and Claire Pentecost (2013).
Victorino serves on the Advisory Committee for the William Townsend Memorial Lecture Series at the Slade School of Fine Art, London, and on the advisory board for the Documents of Contemporary Art series, co-published by Whitechapel Gallery and MIT Press. She has lectured on the MA in Curating the Contemporary (London Metropolitan University) and the MA in Contemporary Art and Education (Goldsmiths, University of London).
Born in 1973 in Lisbon, Victorino currently lives and works in London.
March Meeting 2019