Sasha Fishman (b. 1995, Baltimore, MD) is a sculptor and researcher based in Los Angeles. Working with materials such as hagfish slime, algae, and cicada shells, Sasha's work investigates marine biomaterial extraction, toxicology and genetic engineering as points for critical analysis and mechanisms for sculpting. Sasha has exhibited her work at Below Grand (New York, NY), Navel LA (Los Angeles), RESORT (Baltimore, MD), the Visual Arts Center (Austin, TX), Monte Vista Projects (Los Angeles, CA) and has been a research fellow at Caltech (Pasadena, CA). She has presented her work, run workshops and given talks at Genspace, Navel LA, UCLA, UDenver, UColorodo Boulder, Kenyon College, Caltech, and CSULB. Sasha is currently working on iterations of cicada and shrimp shell bioplastic extraction workshops, and will be a Sculpture MFA candidate at Columbia University this fall.