ALEXANDER SI IS A NEW YORK-BASED MULTIDISCIPLINARY ARTIST, CURATOR, AND PUBLISHER. HIS MULTIDISCIPLINARY ART PRACTICE CONCERNS THE MODERN CYCLE OF MEDIA PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION AND THEIR LONG-TERM EFFECT ON MENTAL HEALTH AND SELF-IDENTITY.
DRAWING FROM HIS BACKGROUND IN ARCHITECTURE, SI STUDIES A FACET OF MASS MEDIA FOR EACH PROJECT AND REBUILD IT BY HAND INTO SPATIAL INTERVENTIONS THAT BREAK THE EXPECTATIONS ON HOW WE INTERACT WITH EACH MEDIUM: CAMERA, PHONE, TELEVISION, SOCIAL MEDIA, CELEBRITIES, ETC.
Lives and works in New York, NY
2021 MFA Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts, New York
2018 BA in Architecture Studies with High Distinction, University of Toronto, Canada
BA in Book and Media Studies with High Distinction, University of Toronto, Canada
2021 “Postcards From the Edge”, Visual Aids, New York
2020 “Atlas”, BOND International Performance Festival, New York
2020 “Performance Anxiety”, curated by Ventiko, Chinatown Soup, New York
2020 “red pulses”, SVA Flatiron Gallery, New York
2020 “SVA Spring Open Studio Exhibition”, New York
2020 “http://localhost, #abundance router", Spring/Break Art Show, New York
2019 “SVA Fall Open Studio Exhibition”, New York
2019 “http://localhost, #abundance router", Spring Break Art Show, Miami
2017 “Us Against the World”, 187 Augusta, Toronto (two-person)
2020 “Reclaim Her”, 24EBroadway, New York
2020 “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Staying Afloat”, Tutu Gallery, New York
2017 “Midnight Hunger”, 187 Augusta, Toronto
2020 “Whiskery Squid (Memoirs)”, lyrical poems collection by Olakiitan Ade, published by 24EBroadway, New York
2017 “Midnight Hunger”, a curated magazine, self-published, Toronto.
2021 Dual Program Fellowship, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY
2019 - 2021 MFA Fine Arts Award, School of Visual Arts
2014 - 2017 Merit Scholarships, University of Toronto
2020 Art-handler, “Abortion is Normal”, curated by Jasmine Wahi and Rebecca Jampol, Arsenal Contemporary, New York
2019 Editorial Intern, Monocle Magazine, Toronto, Canada
2018 - 2016 Editor, i-D Magazine China (Vice media), Toronto, Canada
2016 - 2014 Contributing Writer, Demo Magazine, Toronto, Canada.