Kirsty Kross who works under the artist’s name Legs Akimbo has a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Art History from The University of Queensland in Australia.. In 2001 she co-created the performance art and music group Team Plastique which performed in clubs, hosted themed events and created installations and happenings in galleries and the public space. In 2004, the Team built and performed in the installation “Plastiqueland” at the entrance of Australia’s largest festival, The Big Day Out. Later in 2004, Team Plastique relocated to Berlin and have since played frequently in Berlin and Europe. The groups second LP “TITS:This is the Shit.” was launched at the closing party of the Berlin Art Biennale in 2006. Since being based in Berlin, Kirsty Kross has also been working as a solo artist. In 2008 she co-curated “Secrets of the Berlin Supermuse” at Gallerie Neurotitan where she created the installation “Plastiqueland 2”
Her work largely deals with utopia, interactive play and subverting the role and image of women in the music and art industries.