Alexander Hernandez

My preferred art materials are scrap fabrics, remnants of unfinished projects, personal belongings, found objects, and traditional textiles. I sew, paint, embroider, layer and patch these mediums together using traditional needlework and DIY crafting techniques. I embrace ripped holes, unraveling threads, raw edges and slashes revealing layers of multiple identities. My work explores gender expectations, Queer affinity, immigration, cultural assimilation, gentrification, and navigating multiple...

My preferred art materials are scrap fabrics, remnants of unfinished projects, personal belongings, found objects, and traditional textiles. I sew, paint, embroider, layer and patch these mediums together using traditional needlework and DIY crafting techniques. I embrace ripped holes, unraveling threads, raw edges and slashes revealing layers of multiple identities. My work explores gender expectations, Queer affinity, immigration, cultural assimilation, gentrification, and navigating multiple spaces.