CHASE BUNTROCK & ALEX GIBSON


  • Project 001

    Dance and Video

  • Project 002

    Screen Shot from Video

  • Project 003


    Screen Shot from Video

Artist Bio

NAME: Alex Gibson

PREFERRED PRONOUNS: they/them

EMAIL: alex.nicholas.gibson@gmail.com

HANDLE :


Alex Gibson is a queer, non-binary Barbadian artist, and MFA candidate at the

The University of British Columbia, whose practice explores transgressive queer identities in

relation to their Caribbean background. As an immigrant genderfluid artist, their practice

focuses on queer identity, queer space and queer temporality and how these relate to

memory and place, time and geography, experience and ecosystem. Their work has

been exhibited at Capture Photography Festival (Vancouver), Wil Aballe Art Projects

(Vancouver), Tomato Mouse (New York), Number 3 Gallery (Vancouver), Caribbean

Fine Arts Fair (Bridgetown, Barbados), Artists Alliance Barbados (Bridgetown,

Barbados), RBC Media Gallery (Vancouver). Gibson currently lives and works in

Vancouver, BC, on the stolen and ancestral lands of the xwməθkwəyə̓ m (Musqueam),

Sḵwxw̱ ú7mesh (Squamish) and səl ̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) First Nations.

INTERVIEW:



ET: What are you reading right now?

AG: Game of Thrones / whatever theory my professors throw at me.



ET: When was the last time you laughed so hard you cried?

AG: Yesterday



ET: What do you collect?

AG: Vintage fantasy + sci-fi novels, kitschy ceramics, orchids, pokemon cards (first gen,

water type only), zines, art.



ET: What is your go-to karaoke song?

AG: Linger by The Cranberries



ET: Do you believe that solitude is necessary for an art practice

AG: 100%