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Alexa Vachon is a Canadian born, New York educated, Berlin based photographer who works on assignment for various international publications and on long-term projects focusing on women’s rights and human rights. Living in New York for 11 years, she graduated from The School of Visual Arts and worked as a photographer and photographer's assistant, always traveling when she could and always taking pictures. Alexa relocated to Berlin, Germany in 2009 where she works as a freelance photographer and photojournalist. She graduated from the Postgraduate Class at the Ostkreuzschule Berlin and completed the Master Class with Ute Mahler and Ingo Taubhorn in 2018.


Select Exhibitions/Awards/Publications/Residencies:


2018

RISE, salon wellenmaschine. Berlin, DE (solo)

RISE, Artist Talk, salon wellenmaschine. Berlin, DE

RISE, The Book, self published. Berlin, DE

Organ Vida, ENGAGED, ACTIVE, AWARE. Zagreb, HR (group)

3hd: System.Lure, Berlin, DE (group)

Schönborn: Parallel Living at the Museum Schloss Doberlug. Brandenburg, DE (solo)

Breathing the Ultimate Wave #Feminism and Class, Sprechsaal, group show, Berlin, DE (group)

The ones and the others, Kunsthaus Bethanien. Berlin, DE (group)

PH Museum - shortlist for the Women Photograph Grant. London, U.K.

Joined Women Photograph

Project Grant, Deutscher Fußball-Bund Kultur Stiftung. Berlin, DE

Project Grant, US Embassy Berlin. Berlin, DE

Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts. Ottawa, CA

Workshop with Alec Soth, Med Photo. Crete, GR (jury selected)

Workshop with Peter van Agtmael run by Magnum and World Press Photo. Amsterdam, NL

Portfolio Review, C/O Berlin, European Month of Photography. Berlin, DE (jury selected)

Portfolio Review, Freiraum für Fotografie. Berlin, DE (jury selected)


2017  

European Journalism Fellowship, Freie Universität (2016-2017). Berlin DE

what we do in the light, Athens Photo Festival, book award, Athens (GR)

Shaking the Habitual, The Knife on Tour, Book, produced and released by Rabid Records,

Stockholm, SE

Project grant, VB Bild-Kunst, Stiftung Kulturwerk, Bonn, DE

Project Grant, Canada Council for the Arts. Ottawa, CA


2016

Contes/xting Sport, neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (nGBK), Co-founder and contributing artist. Berlin, DE (Group)

what we do in the light, 80 page artist edition book, Self-Published. Berlin, DE

Award of Excellence, Society of News Design. Photographer for The Wall Street Journal produced multimedia long-term exploration of refugee arrivals in Germany. New York, USA

Playing for Justice, Critical review of Contest/xting Sport, Art Slant. Berlin, DE

Missy Magazine, feature article including interview and review. Hamburg, DE


2015

homosexualität_en, Deutsches Historisches Museum & Schwules* Museum. Berlin, DE (group)

Zu Zweit added to the collection of the Schwules* Museum. Berlin, DE

Kwerfeldein, feature article including interview and review. Berlin, DE

art: Das Kunstmagazin, feature article including interview and review. Hamburg, DE

OA/13, Feature. Paris, FR

homosexualität_en, exhibition catalogue, Sandstein Verlag. Dresden, DE


2014

what we do in the light, Porn Film Festival. Berlin, DE (solo)

Queer in Another Country, Another Country. Berlin, DE (group)

Artist in Residence, Porn Film Festival. Berlin, DE

Artist in Residence, Expatriarch: Generations, Berlin, DE



 


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