Visual Arts Program

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.

Deborah Stratman

Opening Reception and Artist's Talk

A Chicago-based artist and filmmaker, Stratman is interested in landscapes and systems, and has previously worked in sculpture, photography, drawing, and audio in her pursuits and has exhibited widely at such venues as the Whitney Biennial, MoMA NY, the Pompidou, Hammer Museum, Witte de With, and Walker Art Center. Her critically acclaimed films have been featured at national and international festivals including Sundance, the Viennale, Full Frame, Ann Arbor, Oberhausen, Rotterdam, and the Robert Flaherty International Film Seminar. She is the recipient of Fulbright and Guggenheim fellowships, a 2012 Creative Capital award, and most recently the prestigious Herb Alpert Award in the Arts, 2014. READ MORE…

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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.