Having studied Fine Art (Public Art) at RMIT University, Alexander draws on influences from nature, history and the contemporary world. His works communicate through multi-layered ideas of place and meaning, dynamically engaging with the public while exploring a site’s historical, environmental and cultural context.
Alexander has exhibited widely in Australia and overseas. He recently completed a lighting installation on Melbourne’s new AAMI Park Stadium; a series of sculptures and soundscape, ‘Untitled Wormholes’, at Kangaroo Point, Brisbane; and a foyer sculpture, ‘Morpho’, in George Street, Sydney. Previous public works include ‘Ned & Dan’ (2004), a kinetic sculpture and facade in Melbourne’s Docklands; ‘Mysticeti’ (2008) on the Eastlink tollway; and a 10-storey kinetic light-work (2008) on the facade of Royal Mail House in Melbourne’s CBD.
His current projects include a major kinetic sculpture for Melbourne’s new Royal Children’s Hospital, a large-scale sculptural installation and light-work for the National Ice Sports Centre in Melbourne’s Docklands and a free-standing sculpture and light-work near Capital Hill in Canberra.