Lexy Ho-Tai

Left Brain, Right Brain
My piano is a visual exploration of the two "sides" of the brain: The Left Brain, and the Right brain. The left side of the piano represents the analytical, objective, and logical side of the brain: black and white, with very graphic elements that represent logic, such as numbers, calculators, and clocks. The right side represents the creative, subjective, and intuitive side of the brain: very colourful and textural, working with mixed mediums, including textiles, papier-mache, and thick paint. There will be elements that represent that side of the brain, such as music notes and paint brushes.

Hello! Nice to meet you! My name is LEXY. I'm an explorer, dreamer, and maker of things. I like making all sorts of things. Mostly, I enjoy making things that ignite joy and make people smile. I'm highly inspired by the minds of children, and I take play very seriously. I'm interested in exploring social themes through humorous and playful interactive pieces. I love experimenting and working in different mediums. Aside from making, I also love art teaching and programming. I conceptualized and co-created Accessible Art, a free adaptive art program for disabled youth in the Bronx. I have taught art and sewing at various schools, camps, and privately. Helping youth express and manifest their creative ideas gives me so much joy! I have a BFA in Fashion Design from Parsons School for Design. I've been an artist-in-resident at The Watermill Center and the Flux Factory, and a Van Lier Fellow at MAD Museum. I'm based in NYC, though I seem to spend most of my time up in the clouds...
About the piano
Unisphere Flushing Meadows, New York City Building. Hours: Mon – Sun 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM