Based in the West Midands, UK.
Alexandra (she/her) is an artist and educator working across performance, photography, moving image and text. Signalling back to her history in dance, her work is centred around the body often adopting choreographic tools and strategies from dance as a means to explore the performativity of image-making. The body as image, representations of womxn in visual culture and neuroscience are on-going areas of interest in her work.
Her work has been exhibited in the UK and internationally, in group and solo exhibitions at institutions and festivals such as Wilhelm-Hack-Museum (DE), Museum of London (UK), Hanes Art Gallery (USA), Peckham 24 (UK), A Performance Affair (BG), Summerhall (UK) & The Nunnery Gallery (UK).
She studied BA (Hons) Photography at London College of Communication, MA Photography at Royal College of Art & PGCert Creative Education at University for the Creative Arts. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Plassein has been selected as part of the FORMAT23 Open Call. It will be exhibited next year 16 March - 09 April 2023 as part for Format International Photography Festival in Derby. More news soon.
Issue 02: ‘The Urgency of Contactlessnesss’ from ss ss space
Opening 18 March, ‘Shaping Data’ at Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, part of ‘From Where I Stand’ Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie. I will be exhibiting new moving image work ‘Plassein’.