- PRACTICE : Visual Arts
- FROM : USA
Lex Brown is an artist, musician, and writer. Her work plays with the scale of personal and emotional experience in relation to large systems of social and economic organization. Brown has performed and exhibited work at the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland; The Hammer Museum, REDCAT Theater, 356 Mission, and Luis De Jesus Los Angeles in Los Angeles; the Kitchen, New Museum, the High Line, International Center of Photography, and Deli Gallery in New York; and the Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway. Brown is the recipient of various awards and residencies, including a Sommerakademie Fellowship in Bern, Switzerland; Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture in Maine; and the Susan B. Whedon Award in Sculpture from Yale University. Brown holds a BA from Princeton University and an MFA from Yale University. Consciousness, a survey of Brown's work spanning the past 8 years, is newly available from GenderFail. Her first paperback work of fiction, My Wet Hot Drone Summer, a sci-fi erotic novella that takes on surveillance and social justice, is also available online.