Alia Ali at 59th Venice Biennale

Alia Ali has been featured by Artlyst in “Eight Of The Best Collateral Events – 59th Venice Biennale” by Lee Sharrock.

Excerpt from the article:
For Ali’s Venice debut exhibition, she is exhibiting works from her WARP and FLOW photographic portrait series, where she camouflages her sitters in traditional textiles from some of the countries she has visited or has a personal connection to. The result is to present to the viewer anonymous, genderless figures that could be seen as a metaphor for the misguided ownership of people during colonialism or the more contemporary issue of people fleeing conflict or climate change-induced environmental disasters being treated as invisible ‘migrants’.

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April 27, 2022