Thinking about value

How would you assess the value of your archive?

“There is a balance to be struck – you can’t keep everything. You need to understand the value – and that not everything is of value. It’s important to know what to share and what not.”

Hingley has a dynamic and entrepreneurial approach to financing projects, which has paid dividends. She applies for all possible grants, awards and residencies and has been quite successful. She has found the process of applying helps provide validation, a justification of the project’s importance and means that written material is always accessible.

Under Gods: Stories from Soho Road, Visual Arts Center, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012