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 monograph on dialogic intertextuality in the writing of Siri Hustvedt and Paul Auster.

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, and is working on his first novel.

 

Selected Exhibitions

2010

36EXP. Exhibition, EASA Gallery, Manchester

2012

Portraits of Performance Poets, Westminster Reference Library

2016

Trafalgar, Westminster Reference Library, London