Visual Arts Program
 


Friday, January 12, 2018 — Friday, February 23, 2018

Carl Lee

Carl Lee
Carl Lee
Carl Lee

Carl Lee (Buffalo) is a media-based artist whose practice includes varied approaches to moving image media—single channel abstract video and documentary, multi-channel formal experiments, immersive installations—but involve an abiding interest in the everyday. Close observation, he believes, may make these moments begin to speak. There's magic in the mundane and he aspires to reveal some of it in moving pictures. His latest project involves countering images of the mundane with interactive constructions that explore the insecurities of our interior worlds. Part of Lee pending project at Hallwalls will include the construction of a viewing device—something akin to an elongated corridor—to present and activate his selected images, drawing the viewer into a physical viewing relationship with the objects and symbols that explore tangents of personal, familial, and cultural identity.

 
 
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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.