Alexa Wright is an artist based in London, UK. She works with photography, video, sound and interactive digital media. Her practice often exists at the intersection of art and medical science. Alexa’s work has been shown widely, both nationally and internationally. Recent exhibitions include: THe Flesh of The World, University of Toronto Arts Centre, (2015); Slippage, The Unstable Nature of Difference, Chester University Gallery (2015); Crafting Anatomies, Bonington Gallery, Nottingham (2015); Hybrid Bodies, PHI Centre, Montreal (2014); Archisle Photography Open, Jersey Arts Centre, St Helier, Jersey (2013); (honorable mention); Portas Abertas, Fórum Eugénio de Almeida, Évora, Portugal (2013); Digital Aesthetic 3, Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston (2012); Born in 1987: the Animated Gif, Photographer’s Gallery, London (2012).
Alexa is Reader in Photography and Visual Culture at the University of Westminster in London, UK Her single-authored book, ‘Monstrosity the human monster in visual culture’ was published by IB Tauris in June 2013. Funded by the Arts Council, Alexa is currently artist in residence at two Mental Health Recovery Centres in North London.