Laylah Ali

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Interview:
Laylah Ali: Meaning and Influences
ART21: Do you feel that your work relates directly to your life? ALI: On some level you make things because you have to. There’s a kind of electrical energy in you that means you have to do this thing. I think that a lot of my creative output has to do with that. I have to have a place to put whatever electrical or chemical... continue reading
9/15/2005
Interview:
Laylah Ali: Portraiture, Performance, and Violence
ART21: Do you think that the term portrait accurately describes your work? ALI: Just the ones that I've recently done of single figures. The way that they're cropped is in reference to ubiquitous portraiture, formal portraiture. So, I call them portraits, but I mean a portrait that really isn't of someone who exists; these don'... continue reading
9/15/2005
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