Alexander (b. 1992) is a Polish-Canadian documentary photographer who looks to reveal the nuances of everyday life and dignify peoples’ presence in relation to wider geopolitical and socio economic questions.
He earned a BA in Documentary Photography at the University of South Wales in 2020 and an MA in Photography at Aalto University in 2023. His works have been exhibited in the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Malaysia, Lithuania and Finland. He has been featured in the British Journal of Photography, Der Greif, the Calvert Journal, the Photographic Museum of Humanity as well as Photoworks UK.
2023 212 Photo Festival, Istanbul, Turkey.
2023 KL Photo Prize, Temu House, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2023 Click! Photo Festival, Cassilaus, Chapel Hill, NC, USA.
2023 Tides, Espoo Cultural Centre, Espoo, Finland.
2023 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, National Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland.
2023 'And Tomorrow?', Alliance Française, Madrid, Spain.
2023 MoA in Photography 23', Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland.
2022 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, National Portrait Gallery (Cromwell Place), London, UK.
2022 Fotofestival Lenzburg, Historical Center of Lenzburg, Switzerland.
2022 Sony World Photo Awards, Somerset House, London, UK.
2022 Portraits Hellerau 'Counterparts', Technische Sammlungen, Dresden, Germany.
2022 Postcards from Europe, Cambridge University, UK.
2021 Future Focus (projection), Quad Gallery, Derby, UK.
2021 New Borders (projection), Nida Symposium, Nida, Lithuania.
2018 Guernsey Photo Festival, Old Tax Office, St. Peter's Port, Guernsey.
2018 West of the Taff, Riverside Community Centre, Cardiff, Wales.
2023 City of Espoo Grant, Finland.
2023 Finalist, KL Photo Portrait Prize, Malaysia.
2023 Aalto University Art and Media Grant, Finland.
2022 3rd Prize Winner, Taylor Wessing Photo Portrait Prize, UK.
2022 Frame Contemporary Art Finland Travel Grant, Finland.
2022 Aalto University Art and Media Grant, Finland.
2022 2nd Prize Winner, Portraits Hellerau, Germany.
2021 Shortlist Future Focus, UK.
2021 Shortlist Istanbul 212 Photo, Turkey.
2021 Winner, BJP Fast Track ,UK.
2021 Commended, RPS DPOTY, UK.
2021 Finalist, Blurring the Lines, NL.
2021 Winner, Film Photo Award, USA.
2020 BJP Class of 2020, UK.
2021 PH Museum's 12 Graduates to Watch, Italy.
2019 Reginald Salisbury Award, Wales.
2020-2023 MA Photography, Aalto University, Finland.
2017-2020 BA Documentary Photography, University of South Wales (First Class Honours), Wales.
2023- Teaching Assistant, Printlab Workshop, Aalto University, Finland.