alex cruse

alex cruse is an Oakland-based writer, artist, and educator, whose work synthesizes the disciplines of poetry, video, installation, and new media. She is interested in systems of governmentality/surveillance as social modalities; technology’s capacity to both build and dismantle informational and linguistic structures, and the politics of representation produced therein. Her writing/art has been featured in ARMED CELL, SFMOMA Open Space, The East Bay Express, Maximumrockandroll, Rolling Stone, ditch, 3AM Magazine, Poets Reading the News, and The Los Angeles Times, among other places. She has performed and exhibited nationally and abroad.



"ERA OF ZERO," Armed Cell 11

"A Machinery Meant for Pretty Calm," Ditch

Shortening the Kill Chain, Poets Reading the News

"hinterland superfecta," 3am Magazine


Alex Cruse Art Interview