Alexandria Eregbu

Visual Artist (US)

Alexandria Eregbu is a visual artist. Her work has been presented at the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans, The Luminary in St. Louis, Milwaukee Art Museum, and Pioneer Works in Brooklyn. She has held fellowships with The Center for Afrofuturist Studies, Stony Island Arts Bank, and ACRE. Her practice has received generous support from 3Arts, the Propeller Fund, Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Independent Curators International, and Joyce Foundation. She has been recognized by Hyperallergic, Temporary Art Review, AFROPUNK, VAM Magazine, and was listed in Newcity as Chicago’s Next Generation of Image Makers.

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Mmiri: Origin Stories

During her stay in Cassis, Alexandria will be writing and developing the narrative for a forthcoming experimental film project titled Mmiri: Origin Stories in collaboration with filmmaker and conceptual artist Devin Cain. Additionally, Alexandria intends to continue her research on surrealism and surrealist practices coming from West Africa and the Caribbean.

Alexandria is in residency at the Camargo Foundation from January 9 to February 8, in partnership with 3Arts.