Lexa Walsh is active/lives in California. Lexa Walsh is known for fabric and performance art, installations.
Biography Lexa Walsh
As a multi-genre artist, Lexa Walsh works as collector, archivist,
archaeologist, historian and voyeur. Methods of
pseudo-anthropology are essential to her work. She manipulates
lost, forgotten or discarded clothing, toys and artifacts as well as
mass-produced, often 'feminine' items with obsessive processes of
cutting, wax-dipping, sorting, bundling, packaging and sewing.
The resulting fetishes are both abject and seductive.
Many of her materials act as residue and artifact revealing what one
has worn, used and washed, much like garbage proves what one has
consumed. Alluding to narratives and memories (personal,
collective and unfamiliar), the work navigates a space between
nostalgia and invent
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