Alex Jacobs-Blum (she/her) is a Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫʼ (Cayuga) and German visual artist and independent curator living in Hamilton, ON. Her research focuses on Indigenous futurities and accessing embodied Ancestral Hodinöhsö:ni' knowledge. The core of her practice and methodology is a strong foundation in community building, fostering relationships, empowering youth, and Indigenizing institutional spaces. Her creative process is rooted in storytelling and challenging hierarchical power structures. Alex seeks to facilitate transformative change infused with love and care.

Alex received a Bachelor of Photography at Sheridan College in 2015, where she was awarded the Canon Award of Excellence for Narrative Photography. Her artistic work has been exhibited at the Art Gallery of Hamilton, University of Ottawa, Woodland Cultural Centre and the Robert McLaughlin Gallery. 

Alex is a member of the Bawaadan Collective and represented by the AGH Art Sales + Services

Portrait by Marc LeSage

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