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Alex Strada

Alex Strada (she/her/hers) is a visual artist, filmmaker and educator. Her work has been shown widely, including in exhibitions and screenings at the Anthology Film Archives, NY; Museum of Moving Image, NY; Socrates Sculpture Park, NY; UnionDocs, NY; Goethe-Institut, NY; Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, NY; The Jewish Museum, NY; National Museum of Iceland, Reykjavik; MuseumsQuartier, Vienna; and the Kaunas Biennial, Lithuania. In 2017, her film Save the Presidents, made in collaboration with Tali Keren, won first place at the Austrian American Short Film Festival. In February 2018, Save the Presidents took over the screens of Times Square every midnight as part of Times Square Arts’ Midnight Moment and was written about in The New Yorker and Vice. Her conceptual art project and legal contract, Artist Contract—which supports emerging female artists through economic redistribution—has been written about in Artsy, Hyperallergic and legal journals.Strada received a BA from Bates College and an MFA in Visual Arts from Columbia University, and she was a studio participant in the Whitney Independent Study Program. She has taught at Columbia University, Fordham University, The Cooper Union and in public schools throughout New York City via Studio in a School. Currently, she is a 2020–21 recipient of the NYFA Women’s Fund for Media Artists.

Fall 2020 Courses

  • PHOTO-532G-01 Graduate Critique I
  • PHOTO-536G-01 Graduate Critique III Thesis
  • PHOTO-5307-01 Senior Studio

Spring 2021 Courses

  • PHOTO-5308-01 Digital Imaging 1
  • PHOTO-535G-01 Graduate Critique II
  • PHOTO-537G-01 Graduate Critique IV Thesis
  • PHOTO-5398-01 Senior Degree Project