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RETROACTIVE


Published in 1986
Curated by Catherine Howe

RETROACTIVE (September 13-October 25, 1986) Hallwalls Inc, Buffalo NY, 1986. [Twenty page booklet producted in conjunction with the exhibition of the same title. An introduction as well as short essays on each artist were written by Catherine Howe (Curator, Hallwalls). The exhibition examines contemporary relationships to history. ISBN 0-936739-02-9

Artists associated with this publication:
Michael Corris, Katharine Kuharic, John Franklin, Don Freeman, Paul Laster, Tyler Turkle, Gordon Voisey


Some events connected to this publication:
September 13, 1986 - RETROACTIVE



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Laylah Ali
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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.