Margeaux Walter uses photography, video, and lenticulars to create meticulously staged social satires. She frequently draws on personal experiences and stories. Her works are intimate explorations of daily life on a familial, social, and personal level.Walter plays with the border between reality and fantasy. Each piece is built from multiple images, real photographs, scale models, and studio portraits. She replicates the visual imagery that we constantly see in the media and advertising.
Walter was born in Seattle, Washington and currently works and resides in New York City. She studied at the Maine Photographic Workshops, Tisch School of the Arts (NYU), and Hunter College. Her works have been exhibited in museums and private collections across the country. They have also been featured in publications including The New York Times, New York Post, Seattle Times, Boston Globe and Scene Magazine.
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'Snow Day' is from my series, 'All Natural,' which was created in quarantine and conflates a collective longing for the environment with the instinct to consume. In my home studio I simulated natural experiences through dark humorous staged vignettes that I built and placed myself into, like this toilet paper igloo. The images reflect a human desire to connect with nature, and the failure of that connection with the influence of commerce, consumerism, lifestyle and comfort. During the pandemic we became even more isolated from nature, from each other, and from the world, multiplying some of these emotions.