Sophie Hoyle is an artist and writer whose practice relates personal experiences of being queer, non-binary and part of the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) diaspora to wider forms of structural violence. From lived experience of psychiatric conditions and trauma, or PTSD, they began to explore the history of biomedical technologies rooted in state and military surveillance and control.
Recent projects and exhibitions include: Chronica, as part of Jerwood Staging Series, Eyecatcher IV, Big Screen Southend, Focal Point Gallery (2018); Constellations, UP Projects and Flat Time House (2017-18); This Time With FEELing [space] London, Anxious to Secure, Transmediale, HKW Berlin (2016). They are a recipient of the Artsadmin Artists’ Bursary Scheme 2018-19. They have curated screenings at W139 Amsterdam, Jerwood Space and RCA London and BAK Utrecht, and written articles and reviews for AQNB, X-TRA and The New Inquiry.