Alex Desebrock is an independent artist based in Melbourne. Her work spans interactive theatre, live art, installations, online and public interventions. Her practice focuses around empathy, connecting strangers, big questions, democracy and the child’s voice.
She is the lady behind Maybe (__) Together that have presented across a range of venues and festivals, including Federation Square, The Arts Centre, White Night Melbourne, Harvest Festival, ArtPlay, The School of Life Melbourne, homes, street corners and on a plinth in front of the Brunswick Town Hall. A series of interventions have also been performed in London, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.
Alex completed Animateuring (VCA) in 2011 and was awarded the Barbara Manning Scholarship. In 2012 she received a Jump Mentorship to work with the Artistic Director of Carte Blanche (Denmark). She also received an Australia Council ArtStart grant in 2013 which included a residency at Contact Inc, Brisbane.
She is a founding member of INHEPI tribe, an international network of interactive theatre and art makersfrom Europe and Australia. She is also a member of collective of Arts x Activism, creating participatory works for social action. Alex has a BA(Arts Management) and was the Program Coordinator at ArtPlay for 3 years.