(now: Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie), Germany
Helphoto, Helsinki, Finland
Houston FotoFest, Texas, USA & Paris, France
Kaunas Photo, Kaunas, Lithuania
Les Rencontres d’Arles, Arles, France
Miesiac Fotografii, Krakow, Poland
Photolucida, Portland OR, USA
Photomonth Vienna, Austria
PhotoPlus, NYC, USA
Plat(t)form, Winterthur, Switzerland
Review Santa Fe, USA
Features / Interviews
Lensculture Interview: The Making of Photobooks: Insight From Kehrer Verlag’s Acquisitions Editor
Strange Fire: Q & A with Alexa Becker
Photo District News: PHOTO BOOK PROPOSALS THAT GET PUBLISHERS’ ATTENTION
Photo District News: THE VALUE OF SELF-PUBLISHING
Feature Shoot’s “The Print Swap”,
show at Berlin Blue Art Gallery, 2018
Critical Mass TOP 50:
A Contemporary Reference of the Human Condition,
Edition ONE Gallery, Santa Fe 2018
Griffin Museum Instagram takeover,
featuring photographer Heidi Lender, 2015
Workshops / Teaching
I am also a frequent juror at numerous international online Photography Competitions and teach workshops in Europe, for example at the School for Design Bern & Biel, Switzerland. The most recent workshop about Bookmaking in collaboration with MAGNUM & Rafal Milach took place in January 2021.
"Alexa’s insight and feedback have been transformational in my career as a photographer. Not only did Alexa wholeheartedly embrace my Venice Beach project from the moment I presented it to her but she became a valuable creative partner and ambassador for my work from that day forward. Alexa is one of the very first people I share my new work with to and trust the opinion of and I very much look forward to working with her for many years to come."
"I had a wonderful time working with Alexa on my book project "To Survive on This Shore." From the initial proposal through the finished product and related promotion, Alexa was a thoughtful partner in the publishing process. She is deeply versed in the fields of photography and book publishing and brings an international, highly experienced eye to her work with individual photographers and projects. Importantly, she is also compassionate and supportive (and funny!), able to mentor and guide artists through specific projects or throughout their careers in a holistic, humanistic way."
Jess T. Dugan
"Photolucida has been fortunate to work with Alexa Becker for over a decade in several capacities: she has served as a portfolio reviewer, juror and curator within the context of our programming and we have gone through a book publishing collaboration with her as well. As a reviewer, Alexa is a highly sought-after expert in the international photography world – her insight and authenticity based on years of experience have helped numerous photographers with diverse projects navigate the complicated roadmap of photobook publishing. It has been rewarding to see a large handful of book projects that Alexa has shepherded from an initial conversation with a photographer result in a beautifully-produced monograph with international distribution. Any time spent with Alexa is invaluable – she is a keen and eloquent advocate of photographers wishing to push projects into the publication realm."
Laura Moya, Director, Photolucida
„For more than 15 years, Alexa has been an ally. Her professionalism, expertise, enthusiasm and passion for photography make her a great partner, in business and in conversation. Galleries and publishers work hand in hand. Often, over the course of time, you become reliable colleagues. Sometimes, if you’re lucky, you also become friends. Alexa is a friend.“
Robert Morat, Robert Morat Galerie