About the part that art plays in a globalising society

Framer Framed

Lauren Alexander

Lauren Alexander teaches at both the Bachelor and Master programmes of the Graphic Design department at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague (KABK).

Lauren Alexander (1983, Pretoria, South Africa, she/her) studied Graphic Design in South Africa before moving to the Netherlands to complete a Master in Design at the Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam and an MFA at the Dutch Art Institute, Arnhem. Her design research practice and teaching has a strong focus on artistic research using design as a tool for impactful storytelling.

Since 2009, Lauren works extensively with Syrian designer Ghalia Elsrakbi as Foundland Collective. Since 2013 the collective has exhibited work internationally, they were nominated for the Prix de Rome prize (2015), Dutch Design Awards (2016) and are fellows of the Smithsonian Artist Research programme. (2015-2016). At Framer Framed, Foundland participated in the exhibition Voices Outside the Echo Chamber (2016).


Exhibition: Voices Outside the Echo Chamber

Questioning Myths, Facts and Framings of Migration, curated by Katayoun Arian


Collective Çukurcuma invites... Day 2: Curator tour + House of Wisdom artist talks
An extensive program tying into the House of Wisdom exhibition theme.
Collective Çukurcuma invites... Day 1: Curator tour
A public program tying into the House of Wisdom exhibition theme.