Alex Fisher is a writer and curator from Buffalo, New York, who received a master’s in design studies with distinction from Harvard's Graduate School of Design in spring 2023. His research interests are in the lyricism and lingo of the built environment and (re)formations of legacy, especially in post-socialist contexts. He received his bachelor’s from the University of Pennsylvania, where he majored in economics and history of art. In 2019-2020, he was a Fulbright Student Research Fellow in Ukraine, where he studied compound relations between conceptual art, heavy industry, politics, and armed conflict in cooperation with a variety of public and private organizations, including Mystetskyi Arsenal and Izolyatsia. In fall 2021, he curated "Dedication — Traces and Tactics," an exhibition of Ukrainian contemporary art at Kristianstad Art Gallery in Sweden. In 2023, Alex was a contributor to the Davis Center's "Shifting Ground" exhibition.
A.M. in Design Studies, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University