Mirages of Dreams Past

Alanna Fields

Alanna Fields (b. 1990) is a multi-media artist and archivist whose work examines the dialogue between black queer bodies in the photographic space through gesture, and the negotiation between legibility and masking. Fields work has been featured in exhibitions at UNTITLED Art Fair in Miami, MoCADA, Pratt Institute and the Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center.

Fields is a 2018 Gordon Parks Foundation Scholar and 2020 Light Work Artist-in-residence. She received her MFA in Photography from Pratt Institute in 2019 and has given talks at NYU Tisch School of the Arts and Parson’s New School. Fields lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

Press & Reviews

Mirages of Dreams Past by lens-based mixed media artist, archivist, Alanna Fields, is comprised of a new series of large-scale mixed-media collages exploring the representation of Black queer desire, sensuality, leisure, and memory.” – Contemporary &