Alexa Wright

  is an artist living in London.

Selected Solo Exhibitions 

2009             Out of Order, London Gallery West, University of Westminster, Harrow
2006             Alter Ego, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh
2005             First Act, Bonnington Gallery, Nottingham Trent University
2002             Face Value, Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery
2001             ‘I’, Skin & After Image, Howard Gardens Gallery, University of Wales, Cardiff
2001             ‘I’ Loughborough University Gallery
2000             ‘I’ Articule, Montreal
1999             I' Portfolio Gallery, Edinburgh
1998             After Image, Ruskin School, Oxford University
1998             After Image, Superposition Art & Science Fair, Regina, Saskatchewan
1995             Plug In Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
1995             Toronto Photographers Workshop, Toronto, Ontario
1992             A Blemish on the Text, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh      
1991             Experimental Arts Foundation, Adelaide, Australia

Selected Group Exhibitions     

2010             Locate Me, Kunstraum, Kreuzberg Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
2010             The Definition of Self, 21_21 Design Sight Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2010             Cover Story in DaDaFest International, Liverpool
2009             International Symposium of Electronic Art, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast
2008             El cuerpo (con)sentido’, Centro the Historia Zaragoza, Spain
2008             Amber 08, BM Suma Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
2007             International Women Artists’ Biennale, Incheon Arts Centre, Korea
2007             ACM Multimedia Conference Interactive Arts Program, Augsburg, Germany
2007             FILE ‘07, SESI Art Gallery, Sao Paolo, Brazil
2007             The Naked Portrait, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, and
                     Compton Vernay, Warwickshire, England
2006             Making Faces, The Forum, Norwich
2004             Monstruous, Fantasmas y Alienígas, Fundación Telefónica, Madrid
2004             Wonderful: Visions of the Near Future Arnolfini L Shed, Bristol + tour to:
                     Magna, Rotherham  and Cornerhouse, Manchester
2003             Geometry of the Face, National Museum of Photography, Copenhagen
2003             Life Below: Landscapes Beneath Consciousness, Floating Gallery, Winnepeg
2002             Metamorphing, Science Museum, London
2002             Works in Progress, Kettles Yard Gallery, Cambridge
2002             Medicate, Royal Pump Rooms, Leamington Spa
2002             Perspective 2002, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast
2002             Stranger Than Truth, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney
2001             FaceOn, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool + tour to Stills, Edinburgh
2001             Yr1, Photographers Gallery; Stills; Open Eye (prizewinner)
2001             Egzotika, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
2000             Nurture & Desire, South Bank, London
2000             Two Icons: The Atom, The Body, MuseumAfrica, Johannesburg
2000             Lie of the Land, Arnolfini, Bristol
2000             Revealing Bodies, Exploratorium, San Francisco
2000              Invisible Bodies, Whiteleys, London
1999             Lie of the Land, John Hansard Gallery Southampton
1998             Kobal Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London
1998             Imaginaria, ICA, London (prizewinner)
1998              Kerteriz, Ataturk, Cultural Centre, Istanbul
1998              Digital Print Award, Croydon Clocktower, London (prizewinner)
1997             Just an Illusion, Cambridge Darkroom Gallery
1997             Disembodied, Sainsbury Centre, Norwich
1996             Side Tracking, Gynaika, Brussels (train touring Northern Europe)
1996             Love, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1995              Rx, Agnes Etherington Arts Centre, Kingston, Ontario
1995             Corps Machine, La Centrale, Montreal, Quebec

Fellowships & Residencies

2010             Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada: ‘The Distance Between our Minds & Thoughts…’
2006             EAR Institute, UCL Arts Council/AHRC Art Science Fellowship
2004/5         Opera North, Leeds
2004             Welsh National Opera, Cardiff
2002             Cambridge University: New Technology Arts Fellowship
1999/00       Exploratorium San Francisco: Artist in Residence
1998/99       Napier University Edinburgh: Photo /Digital Media Fellow
1995             Jubilee Arts Birmingham: Internet.Sex.Identity
1995             Oxford Brookes University: Fellowship in Electronic Imaging
1993             Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada: ‘Nomad’
1993             Bemis Foundation, Omaha, Nebraska
1992             Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada: ‘The Instability of the Feminist Subject’
1990             Ikon Gallery Birmingham: Performance residency

Grants & Awards     

2010             AHRC Research Fellowship (A View From Inside)
2007             Gulbenkian Foundation Award for Art/Science Projects (Heart to Heart)
2006             Wellcome Trust Production Award (Conversation Piece)
2004             AHRC Small Grant (Opera Interna)
2002             Wellcome Trust Impact Award (Alter Ego)
2002             Arts Council Touring Grant
2001             Science on Stage and Screen, Wellcome Trust (PUSH)
2001             AHRC Small Grant (Killers)
2000             British Council Exhibition Grant
1999             London Arts Board Go & See Grant
1999             Gulbenkian Foundation Award for Art/Science Collaboration
1998             Imaginaria Digital Art Prize (After Image)
1998             St Hughs Foundation Award ('I')
1998             Digital Print Award (Precious)
1997             Wellcome Trust Sci-Art Award (After Image)


Some previous conference papers:

 Alter Ego: Computer Reflections of Human Emotions

6th Digital Art Conference, Copenhagen 1 December 2005

 The Art and Science of a Long Term Collaboration
New Constellations, Sydney 17 March 2006

 Alter Ego - Live Video Classification of Facial Expression

LASR Conference, Leeds, June 2006