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Alexander (b. 1992) is a Polish-Canadian artist-photographer based in Espoo, Finland. His work explores themes of community, identity, collective memory, and migration, delving into how the everyday intersects with wider geopolitical shifts.

Exhibitions

2024 Rencontres de la Photographie, Marrakech, Morocco. 

2024 Postcards for Palestine x Arts of the Working Class, 60th Venice Biennale, Italy.

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.

Distinctions

 

2024 Aperture Portfolio Prize Longlist, USA. 

2024 August Sander Award Shortlist, Germany. 

 

2023 KL Photo Portrait Prize Finalist, Malaysia.

2023 Aalto University Art and Media Grant, Finland.

2022 Taylor Wessing Photo Portrait Prize 3rd Prize Winner, UK.

2022 Frame Contemporary Art Finland Travel Grant, Finland.

2022 Aalto University Art and Media Grant, Finland.

2022 Frame Contemporary Art Finland Travel Grant, Finland.

2022 Portraits Hellerau 2nd Prize Winner, Germany.

2021 Future Focus Shortlist, UK.

2021 Istanbul 212 Photo Shortlist, Turkey.

2021 BJP Fast Track Winner, UK.

2021 RPS DPOTY Commended, UK.

2021 Blurring the Lines Finalist, NL.

2021 Film Photo Award Winner, USA.

2020 BJP Class of 2020, UK.

2020 PH Museum's 12 Graduates to Watch, Italy.

2019 Reginald Salisbury Award, Wales.

2015 Kickstarter: Land of the Ice Maiden

Education

2020-2023 MA Photography, Aalto University, Finland. Click Here for Thesis

2017-2020 BA Documentary Photography, University of South Wales (First Class Honours), Wales.

Book Features

2021 Blurring the Lines

1st edition

18x24cm, softcover

224 pages

Printed in Italy

ISBN: 978-88-32108-21-7

2022 in the Sun, on the moon, ...

1st edition, 750 copies

Edited and Designed by Jason Fulford

17x24cm, hardcover

112 pages

Printed in Italy

ISBN: 978-88-946866-0-9

Teaching

2023-2024 Teaching Assistant, Printlab Workshop, Aalto University, Finland.

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