University of Melbourne

Alex Martinis Roe is an artist researching genealogies of feminist political practices of difference. Her projects seek to foster solidarity between different positions and generations as a way of participating in the construction of feminist histories and futures. Recent exhibitions include: Coming Home, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (solo), Alliances, GfZK – Museum of Contemporary Art Leipzig (solo), Fabriques de contre-savoirs, Frac Lorraine (Metz), and Sex, Taxispalais – Kunsthalle Tirol. Her project To Become Two (2014-2018) was co-commissioned as a series of solo exhibitions by If I Can’t Dance (Amsterdam), Casco Art Institute (Utrecht), The Showroom (London) and ar/ge kunst (Bolzano) and has also been exhibited at Badischer Kunstverein (Karlsruhe) and Samstag Museum (Adelaide). In 2018, To Become Two was presented at the Centre George Pompidou, Paris, was the recipient of the Kunstpreis Europas Zukunft [Future of Europe Art Prize] and Archive Books (Berlin, Milan, Dakar) published her monograph To Become Two: Propositions for Feminist Collective Practice. Alex is Head of Drawing and Printmaking at the Victorian College of the Arts.

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