Catherine Troiano


Dr Catherine Troiano is Curator of Photography at the Victoria and Albert Museum, with a focus on contemporary and digital practices. She co-curates the contemporary programme and leads the digital programme in the Victoria and Albert Museum Photography Section, which span acquisitions, exhibitions, commissions and research. Troiano has worked on major V&A projects, including the transfer of the Royal Photographic Society Collection (2016-17) and the launch of the Victoria and Albert Museum Photography Centre (2018; 2023). She has curated or contributed to several displays and exhibitions at the V&A and elsewhere, and she publishes and presents regularly on aspects of contemporary photography, curatorial practice, digital culture and institutional history. She holds an MA in History of Art (University of Edinburgh) and a PhD in Visual Culture (Photographic History Research Centre, De Montfort University, Leicester).