Alexander Williamson is a writer and photographer

He has an MA in Modern and Contemporary Literature from Birkbeck, University of London, and a PhD in Contemporary Literature from Birkbeck. He is currently working on a memoir titled The Failure.

Working solely in film, his colour documentary photography focuses upon the domestic and quotidian, the unseen and ephemeral. His influences include Stephen Gill, Helen Levitt, William Klein and William Eggleston. He has completed a number of projects in the UK, Europe, United States, Canada, China, and Japan.

His poems have appeared in Aesthetica, Aspidistra, Dream Catcher, Magma, Orbis and South Bank Poetry, and a number of online journals. He writes regularly on contemporary culture.

With his wife Helen he runs Denson Villa, a vintage-styled bed and breakfast in the Highlands of Scotland. 


Selected Exhibitions


36EXP. Exhibition, EASA Gallery, Manchester


Portraits of Performance Poets, Westminster Reference Library


Trafalgar, Westminster Reference Library, London