Victoria Jenkins is an archivist, writer and artist whose research interests include magical visual practices and the intersection of art, counter-culture and occulture. She has worked at Tate for ten years in various roles with the Collection Care and Audiences divisions and is currently Assistant Curator of Archives and a representative for the Collection Care Division on the Tate Staff Council.
Victoria has worked on Tate Archive Gallery displays, including Nimal Chatterji: archive of avant-garde documentation (2017), Marie-Louise von Motesiczky (2019) and Tate Archive 50 (2021) and also supported the delivery of archival display cases for exhibitions, including Conceptual Art in Britain, 1964-1979 (2016) Nam June Paik (2019) Naum Gabo (2020) and Radical Landscapes (2022).
Victoria studied photography in the School of Communications at the University of Brighton and the School of Fine Art at the Royal College of Art. She has written for Tate Etc., OOF and the Art Newspaper. In 2022 her first book, Visions of the Occult, was published, an exploration of the magical and otherworldly undercurrents of Tate’s collection of art and archives.