"We only move into the 21st century on the foundation of things that have been established long, long ago."
"I have no idea whether they’re male or female. I’ve almost eliminated that as a category, although they still get gendered because of what they wear. It’s interesting, because race still exists in the work. Recently it’s come to the forefront a little bit more. These new characters have a wider range of facial coloring. I hesitate to call it race- because sometimes I think of them as having a skin condition rather than a race. Like when your skin gets burned, it turns a different color or has a different texture- somewhere between race and skin condition."
- Laylah Ali