Lex Brown is an artist, writer, and performer. She graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University in 2012, and attended Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture that same year. In 2013, she was the Coordinator and Lead Teacher at Thomas Hirschhorn's Gramsci Monument, produced by Dia Art Foundation in the Bronx, NY. Her work in video and performance has been presented work at REDCAT Theater and The Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, and the New Museum in New York.
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NEWS ABOUT THIS AUTHOR
July 27th, 2016
Stephanie LaCava Interviews Paul Chan for The Believer
Stephanie LaCava recently talked with Paul Chan for a series of interviews she's doing about "The Artist's Novel" on The Believer's site. Read their full chat here.
July 7th, 2016
"Wet Hot Drone Summer" on Printed Matter Books for Machines Table
Printed Matter has included Lex Brown's My Wet Hot Drone Summer in one of their online Featured Tables with the theme "Books for Machines" praising its "robot studs and drones taking the reader to the edge of sexual possibility,"... more
March 3rd, 2016
"Wet Hot Drone" is "Engaging & Creepily Accurate" Says Hyperallergic
Hyperallergic's Alicia Eler recently reviewed Lex Brown's My Wet Hot Drone Summer dubbing it "hard to put down" and "very relevant." Eler also highlights the characters' sexually fluid bed-hopping in what she calls a"...dick-filled, pussy-and-ass-fucking escapade...":"This is queer erotica. Sexual a... more
February 4th, 2016
Full Stop Declares Lex Brown's Drone "Subversive"
Larissa Pham of Full Stop wrote an in-depth review of Lex Brown's My Wet Hot Drone Summer, fully grasping what the story and by extension the Using the cloak of the erotic novel, which historically has been seen as light entertainment and even farce, Brown’s discussion of body politics, privacy, and... more
November 17th, 2015
Autre Magazine Interviews New Lovers Author Lex Brown
My Wet Hot Drone Summer author Lex Brown was recently interviewed by Audra Wist of Autre Magazine. Their conversation is wide-ranging, spanning and digging deep into topics such as race, love, and sex. Here's an excerpt:LB: ...as a woman, you experience sexuality beyond the bedroom.AW: You do!LB: In... more
October 12th, 2015
i-D Talks With Paul Chan About New Lovers
Paul Chan recently did an interview with i-D's Zio Baritaux about all things New Lovers from what character(s) he's attracted to in the three latest books to why all the New Lovers writers are women and why we need erotica now more than ever:"It is a realm of poverty of imagination where people suff... more
June 23rd, 2015
Badlands Profiled in New Issue of Cultured Magazine
The June/July issue of Cultured Magazine features a profile of Paul and Badlands by Maxwell Williams in which New Lovers and Hippias Minor are discussed as well as the similarities between being an artist and being a publisher. As Paul puts it in the piece:“...I think we realize that the experience ... more