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Alexandra Bell

Born in Chicago, IL, 1983
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION
2013 M.S. Journalism (Print) Ÿ| Columbia University Ÿ| New York, NY
2005 B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities Ÿ| University of Chicago |Ÿ Chicago, IL

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019
Counternarratives | Charlie James Gallery | Los Angeles, CA
April 6 — May 4, 2019

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019
The Value of Sanctuary | The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine | New York, NY
February 14 — June 30, 2019

Whitney Biennial | Whitney Museum of Art | New York, NY
May 17 — September 22, 2019

2018
Punch | Jeffrey Deitch Gallery | New York, NY
September 15 — October 27, 2018

Original Language |Ÿ Cue Foundation Ÿ| New York, NY
September 6 – October 11, 2018

Cit.i.zen.ship: Reflections on Rights | NYU Tisch School of Arts | New York, NY
October 4, 2018 — January 10, 2019

The Legacy of Lynching | Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery | Haverford, PA
October 26 — December 18, 2018

Fikra Graphic Design Biennial | Sharjah, UAE
November 9 — November 30, 2018

 2017
An unassailable and monumental dignity Ÿ| CONTACT Gallery Ÿ| Toronto, ON
September 21 – November 18, 2017

Lack of Location Is My Location | Koenig & Clinton Gallery | Brooklyn, NY
November 3, 2017 — January 14, 2018

Hold These Truths | The Nathan Cummings Foundation | New York, NY
November 13, 2017 — March 14, 2018

INSTALLATIONS
A Teenager With Promise (Annotated) Ÿ| MoMA PS1 Ÿ| Long Island City, NY
November 9 – December 4, 2017

Olympic Threat |Ÿ MoMA PS1 Ÿ| Long Island City, NY
November 9 – December 4, 2017

PUBLIC WORKS
A Teenager With Promise Ÿ| Sincerely, Tommy Ÿ| Brooklyn, NY
May 1 – June 4, 2017

 A Teenager With Promise |Ÿ We Buy Gold Ÿ| Brooklyn, NY
May 20 – August 5, 2017

Olympic Threat Ÿ| Sincerely, Tommy Ÿ| Brooklyn, NY
June 5 – July 16, 2017

Tulsa Hate Crime Ÿ| Sincerely, Tommy Ÿ| Brooklyn, NY
July 17 – August 9, 2017

Venus Williams Ÿ| Sincerely, Tommy |Ÿ Brooklyn, NY
August 16 – November 12, 2017

A Teenager With Promise (Annotated) Ÿ| AFROPUNK Ÿ| Brooklyn, NY
August 26 – 27, 2017

A Teenager With Promise |Ÿ Bennington College Ÿ| Bennington, VT
October 10 – December 15, 2017

Olympic Threat Ÿ| Bennington College Ÿ| Bennington, VT
October 10 – December 15, 2017

Tulsa Hate Crime Ÿ| Bennington College Ÿ| Bennington, VT
October 10 – December 15, 2017

Venus Williams Ÿ| Bennington College |Ÿ Bennington, VT
October 10 – December 15, 2017

Charlottesville | Sincerely, Tommy |Ÿ Brooklyn, NY
November 20 - December 15, 2017

ARTIST TALKS, PANELS
2019
Panelist |Ÿ Accelerator Series Ÿ| Tang Teaching Museum | ŸSaratoga Springs, NY
Panelist Ÿ| Art and Activism Ÿ| The Jewish Museum | New York, NY
Speaker | Counternarratives Workshop | MoMA PS1 | New York, NY
Panelist | Vision and Justice Conference | Harvard University | Cambridge, MA

2018
Speaker |Ÿ The Merits of Micro-sabotage Ÿ| SFMOMA | ŸSan Francisco, CA
Speaker Ÿ| Brooklyn Talks Ÿ| Brooklyn Museum | New York, NY
Featured Speaker | Material + Meaning Conference | Baton Rouge, LA
Guest Lecturer | School of the Art Institute Chicago | Chicago, IL
Speaker | Oberlin College | Oberlin, OH
Speaker | DePauw University | Greencastle, IN
Panelist | Women in Focus | London, UK
Panelist | Counting on the Aesthetic | Haverford College | Haverford, PA
Panelist | False Flag: The Space Between Paranoia and Reason | Stamford, CT

2017
Speaker |Ÿ MAMI presents: Sunday Service Ÿ| Knockdown Center Ÿ New York, NY
Panelist Ÿ| For Freedoms presents: Art x Activism Ÿ| MoMA PS1 | New York, NY
Guest Lecturer Ÿ| Academy of Innovative Technology |Ÿ New York, NY
Guest Lecturer Ÿ| Teen Academy |Ÿ International Center of Photography | New York, NY
Artist Talk Ÿ| Graduate Program in Media Studies Ÿ| Pratt Institute Ÿ Brooklyn, NY
Guest Lecturer Ÿ| First Year Studio Research Seminar Ÿ| Cornell University Ÿ Ithaca, NY
Panelist Ÿ| Artist and the Archive | Schomburg Center for Research, New York Public Library Ÿ| New York, NY
Speaker Ÿ| PolicyLink Ÿ| New York, NY
Speaker | Bennington College | Bennington, VT
Panelist | Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Masks | BAM | Brooklyn, NY
Guest Speaker Ÿ| Media Portrayals Ÿ| New York University | NY
Panelist Ÿ| Sunday Sessions Ÿ| MoMA PS1 | ŸNew York, NY
Panelist | Reflections on Liberation: American Civil Rights Past, Present, and Future | Humanities New York | New York, NY

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2017

Guest Instructor |Ÿ Counternarratives: Disrupting Media Bias | Bennington College | Bennington, VT

RESIDENCIES
2018
Recess Assembly Guest Artist
Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts - Summer Intensive Program Fellow

FELLOWSHIPS
2019

CatchLight Fellow

2018
Bard at Brooklyn Public Library Fellow
Soros Equality Fellow

AWARDS
2018

ICP Infinity Award — Applied Category