Lauren Alexander

Co-head Graphic Design BA, Interactive Media Design (Graphic Design) - Critical Storytelling (NLN)

Lauren Alexander teaches at both the Bachelor and Master programmes of the Graphic Design department at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague (KABK).

Lauren Alexander (1983, Pretoria, South Africa, she/her) studied Graphic Design in South Africa before moving to the Netherlands to complete a Master in Design at the Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam and an MFA at the Dutch Art Institute, Arnhem. Her design research practice and teaching has a strong focus on artistic research using design as a tool for impactful storytelling.

Since 2009, Lauren works extensively with Syrian designer Ghalia Elsrakbi as Foundland Collective. Since 2013 the collective has exhibited work internationally, they were nominated for the Prix de Rome prize (2015), Dutch Design Awards (2016) and are fellows of the Smithsonian Artist Research programme. (2015-2016).