Bio

Alicia Eler is an art critic, culture journalist and writer. She is a regular contributor to Hyperallergic, KCET Artbound Los Angeles, and Artforum.com. Her coverage of selfie culture is featured in New York Magazine, Washington Post, Psychology Today, Gigaom, and Colorlines, and she has presented selfie lectures in cities across America. As an art critic she is quoted in BuzzfeedPerezHilton.com, ARTINFO, VICE Magazine, and Chicago Magazine. Her fiction writing has appeared in Illuminati Girl Gang and Projecttile Lit. Her culture journalism has been published in Art Papers, Raw Vision Magazine UK, Salon, and Time Out Chicago, and her stories have been discussed on the Rachel Maddow Show and MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews. When she’s not writing stories or selfie-ing, Alicia is curating art exhibitions, performing comedy, and staging long-term performance-based photography projects. Born and raised in the highly Jewish Chicago suburb of Skokie, Alicia is now based in Los Angeles.