Alan Michelson in Conversation with Jolene Rickard

Dec 2, 2020


Join Bell and University of California at Berkeley professor Leigh Raiford for a conversation about race, representation, and the media.

Alexandra Bell's series Counternarratives, featured in Citizenship: A Practice of Society examines implicit racial bias in the New York Times. The prints in the series reveal how layout, syntax, and photographs inform our understanding of current events—sometimes without our awareness..

Alexandra Bell is a multidisciplinary artist who investigates the complexities of narrative, information consumption, and perception. Utilizing various media, she deconstructs language and imagery to explore the tension between marginal experiences and dominant histories. Through investigative research, she considers the ways media frameworks construct memory and inform discursive practices around race, politics, and culture.