Ursula Handleigh is a cameraless photographer of Filipino mixed-ancestry. Working with alternative processes of image making, installation and writing, Handleigh’s practice explores questions of identity, loss, memory and kinship. Using experiential photography and the personal archive as a foundation for exploration, her work addresses the ways in which we create personal histories, while challenging traditional methods of documentation.
Handleigh holds a Masters of Fine Arts from NSCAD University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from OCAD University. Her work has been exhibited across Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia. Handleigh is a Scarborough-born artist, currently living and working in K'jipuktuk/Halifax, Nova Scotia.