Alex Nichols is a multidisciplinary artist and writer. She is a native of San Francisco who received an MFA from CCA in Writing and a BFA from Pitzer college in Performance & Culture. Alex Nichols' work examines communication and connection.
Her current work is dedicated to creating experiences around connection and communication with the goal to build bridges between people.
She has participated in residencies and exhibited her work throughout the Bay Area and internationally including the Headlands Center for the Arts, Recology Artist in Residence Program, Southern Exposure, Berkeley Art Center, Bamboo Curtain Studios Taipei, NUMU Museum, Fort Mason Center for Art & Culture and works closely with MODERNISM Gallery.
Alex has lectured at CCA, UC Berkeley and AIA. With publications in media outlets including: SF Chronicle, SF Weekly, Taipei TV, 7X7, Timeout, Dazed.Curriculum Vitae
CRITICAL CONTACT ART How do I use ‘the body’ in my work? —the body as the place of active resistance.
The body is the place we begin. It is through the body that we absorb our surroundings. Our body is the location of our experience. Identity begins with our body.
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