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Born & raised in the West Midlands.
Currently living & working in West Sussex.

Lecturer on BA & MA Photography
at University of Portsmouth

Visiting Lecturer on BA (Hons) Photography
at Arts University Bournemouth

Email: alexandra-davenport[at]
IG: @alexandra.davenport

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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.  



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’. 


On Wednesday 8th December, I’ll be moderating an ‘in-conversation’ with artist Jessa Fairbrother for The Photographers’ Gallery. 

March 2022, I will be exhibiting new moving image work ‘Plasseinas part of Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie 2022, curated by Iris Sikking. More info coming soon!

‘Look up’, ‘MICO’ performance series, curated by Dateagle.

Performing Dawns, opening 1st January. 
Curated by Tom Lovelace