Lexi Jude is a queer conceptual fine art and fashion photographer (digital, film, and alternative processing), video artist, & writer based in the United States. She fights for authenticity, vulnerability, and individuality through her creative expression. She is not afraid to depict and explore taboo normalities and unspoken realities in her work like, sexuality, gender, nudity, eating disorders, body dysmorphia, and depression. She creates uncomfortable and surreal scenarios and narratives using her themes through mainly, self-portraiture, video art, creative writing, to achieve a raw depiction her realities dealing with mental health. Her main inspirations are from the Dada and Surrealist movements of both cinema and the photographic arts, such as Claude Cahun, Hannah Höch, and Man Ray. Other artists of influence are Francesca Woodman, Ralph Eugene Meatyard, and Duane Micheals. Her favorite writers are Anne Sexton, Sylvia Plath, Shirley Jackson, and Charlotte Perkins Gilman. She hopes to evoke emotion and a connection with her audience by being transparent about her mental health journey with her art.
She worked for two publications, SoundBite Magazine (Art, Culture, Fashion, & Music) and Peculiars Magazine (Mental Health & Photography) as a photographer and writer.
She has had photography exhibitions in Milan, Italy and Miami & Tampa, Florida (United States).
Her writing and photography has been published in F-Stop Magazine, Retrograde Magazine, SoundBite Magazine, COA Magazine, Every Pigeon Magazine, OURS Magazine, Sugar Magazine & Peculiars Magazine.