Alex M.F. Quicho is an artist and writer in London.She is the creative director of Highway.
Informed by her research in marginal culture and alternative modes of representation, her drawings have been lauded for their "delicate beauty" and "quiet brutality"*, addressing ideas of decolonization, dystopia, paranoia, and female agency from a minority standpoint.
She has contributed long-form essays and fiction to Adult, Mask, and Yishu; given talks and workshops at Access Gallery and Emily Carr University of Art + Design; and been commissioned by Red Bull, Peroni, The Rennie Collection, and the Plug In Institute for Contemporary Art. Together with Natasha Young, she co-founded Highway, a publication for experimental production, in 2014.
Born in Boston in 1990 and raised in Manila, Philippines, she graduated with a BFA in Visual Art from Emily Carr University of Art + Design in 2013 after beginning her studies in visual art and global politics at Montreal's Concordia University. She is currently pursuing an MA in Critical Writing in Art and Design at the Royal College of Art.