Alex Dodd

Alexandra Dodd is a writer and editor whose work takes shape at the interface between visual, literary and archival cultures. She holds a Master of Arts from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, and a PhD in Literature from the University of Cape Town. She completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the National Research Foundation SARChI (South African Research Chair Initiative) in Social Change at the University of Fort Hare. She has contributed texts to numerous art books and is the author of David Goldblatt: The Last Interview (Steidl, 2019). Having edited several novels as well as non-fiction books, she specialises in genre-bending texts with an essayistic, social-documentary heft exploring themes like embodiment, memoir, social spectres, the retrieval of lost histories and interspecies subjectivity. Most recently, she co-edited Radical Solidarity: A Reader, launched by Zeitz MOCAA in August 2023.