Artist & Educator.
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 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 Derby QUAD (UK), 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 and PGCert Creative Education at University for the Creative Arts. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Plassein has recieved an Honorable Mention in the 2023 Art of Neuroscience Awards
Plassein has been selected as part of the FORMAT23 Open Call.
It will be exhibited 17 March - 2 July 2023 at QUAD in Derby, UK. This exhibiton forms part of Format International Photography Festival.