Alex Turner (b. Chicago, Illinois) combines imaging technologies to highlight sociopolitical and environmental concerns along the U.S./Mexico border. He was awarded the University of Arizona Carson Scholarship and N-Gen Sonoran Desert Researchers Grant for his interdisciplinary research and artwork. Most recently he was named to the Silver Eye Center’s inaugural 2021 Silver List and Photolucida’s 2020 Critical Mass Top 50, won First Place in LensCulture’s Black and White Photo Awards, received SPE’s Innovation in Imaging Award and was a finalist for both the Bird in Flight Prize and a Lucie Foundation scholarship. His work has been exhibited internationally and featured in publications including Lenscratch, Fisheye, Der Greif, C41, F-Stop, Tique, Fraction Magazine and Terrain. He holds an MFA from the University of Arizona and currently lives in Los Angeles, California.