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SEIZED


Published in 2008
Essays by Critical Art Ensemble, Institute for Applied Autonomy

SEIZED (June 7- July 19, 2008) Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY, 2008. [ A color book was published in conjunction with the exhibition with the same title. The book includes a biography of the artist, as well as a detailed description of the exhibition. There is also a section about the two companies that produced the work, The Institute For Applied Autonomy and the Critical Art Ensemble. The cover photo was provided by Michael J. Mulley.]

Artists associated with this publication:
Critical Art Ensemble


Some events connected to this publication:
June 7, 2008 - Critical Art Ensemble / Institute for Applied Autonomy Seized



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Laylah Ali
Paintings and Drawings


Laylah Ali's work explores power dynamics and interpersonal conflict through compositions that position culturally, racially and sexually ambiguous figures in precarious, loaded, and unexpectedly humorous situations. Ali uses concise—even minimal—imagery that is specific in rendering and intent. While there are narratives in Ali's work, they are stories whose open spaces often give them the atmosphere of fables.