Bio

Alex Dolores Salerno (b. 1994, Washington D.C.) is an interdisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, NY. Informed by queer-crip experience, they work to critique standards of productivity, notions of normative embodiment, the commodification of rest, and 24/7 society. Salerno received their MFA from Parsons School of Design and their BS from Skidmore College. They have exhibited at the Museum für Moderne Kunst (Frankfurt), ARGOS centre for audiovisual arts (Brussels), the Art Gallery of Windsor (Canada), The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation’s 8th Floor Gallery, the Ford Foundation Gallery (NYC), among others. Their work has been featured in the New York Times and Art in America. They have been an artist in residence at Art Beyond Sight’s Art & Disability Residency (2019-2020), the Artist Studios Program (cycle 35) at the Museum of Arts and Design, and they are currently participating in the Visual Artist AIRspace Residency at Abrons Arts Center (2022-2023).