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Livia Alexander

Assistant Professor, Art and Design

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Livia Alexander is a New York-based curator, writer and Assistant Professor of Global Visual Cultures at Montclair State University. Her work focuses on examining the relationship between art infrastructure, artistic production and urbanity. She has curated and produced numerous art and film programs and exhibitions, showcased at MoMA New York, Tate Modern, Sharjah Art Foundation, The Film Society of Lincoln Center, and many more. She is the co-founder of ArteEast, a global platform for promoting the arts of the Middle East, which she directed from 2003-2013. Her award-winning scholarly writing has appeared in the Journal of Visual Anthropology, Framework, MERIP, and as book chapters and catalog essays. She regularly contributes to Hyeprallergic, Art Africa, and Harper’s Bazaar Art Arabia. Her work has received support from major foundations, including the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Ford Foundation, Open Societies Foundations, Doris Duke Foundation, Humanities New York, NYSCA and the American Association of University Women.

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