Alexandra Murray-Leslie

Alexandra Murray-Leslie

Dr Alexandra Murray-Leslie is an artist, guest researcher at the Animal Logic Academy, Faculty of Transdisciplinary Innovation, The University of Technology Sydney, and co-founder of the art band Chicks on Speed.

Alexandra Murray-Leslie (b 1970, Australia) is a researcher and pop-artformer working in the field of wearable musical instrument design for performance, PhD candidate, Creativity and Cognition Studios, The University of Technology, Sydney and founder and member of Chicks on Speed. Her current practice-based research project focuses on the development of interactive footwear designs for live-art with possible health applications.TheBipedShoes are a joint research project between The University of Technology, Sydney, SymbioticA, University of Western Australia, Department of Kinesiology, College of Health & Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University and shoe-designer Max Kibardin. Alex has published her research widely, including Journal for critical Studies in Fashion and Beauty, New Interfaces for Musical Expression Conference proceedings, Carol Rama, MACBA, 2015 and International Symposium for Wearable Computers 2014.