Charlie Craggs selects three Trans sisters to talk to whilst decorating their nails for #Nailit #NailsTransphobia campaign. Meet Alex Margo a.k.a OLD DRAG who is always impeccably dressed from of their archive in vintage pieces and signature dots makeup.
ALEX a.k.a. OLD DRAG I’m an artist based in London. In my work, I consider questionable authority through creating multi-layered performances, installations, and smells. Since finishing studying at Goldsmiths, I have been training as an Escapologist and Sword Swallower. I identify as trans and non-binary, and use she/her pronouns. As a visibly trans person, I often am jarring with situations and spaces I have to inhabit / just by existing in the world / by leaving my house. My vibe is very like I’ve walked off a stage (or onto a stage) and I’m really into theatrical aesthetics. I am a mix of a Hollywood golden-era movie star and a scowling patch-faced harlequin. I am a conspiracy theorist, a retired child actor, and a Blue Peter competition winner.
Photography by Scarlett Shaney