55 min

60. Alia Ali Conversations About Art

    • Visual Arts

Alia Ali works between photography, video, and installation, addressing the politicization of the body, histories of colonization, imperialism, sexism, and racism through projects that take pattern and textile as their primary motif. Textile has been a constant in her practice, and she has recently begun making her own patterns and prints. Her work is also informed by discourses of criminality, Yemeni Futurism, and feminist theory, drawing upon stories including the nostalgic past of the Queen of Sheba.

She and Zuckerman discuss indigenous symbolism, what is threatening, how to use beauty, vanishing countries, shifts of allegiance, abduction of stories, the weight of a job, self imposed responsibilities, language and truth, being seen the way you want to be seen, inclusion and exclusion and the power of photography, having an actual tribe, ancestral knowledge, who owns the red star, the occupying of myths, and radically imagined possibilities for the future!

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This episode is brought to you by Kelly Klee private insurance . Please check out their website: Kellyklee.com/Heidi and they will make a $50 donation to Artadia, an art charity I’ve recommended, per each qualified referral.

This episode is brought to you by

Best & Co. Please visit www.BestandCoAspen.com and use discount code Heidi2020 to receive 5% off of any item on the Best & Co. website.  If you are interested in creating a custom piece please email custom@bestandcoaspen.com and mention that you heard about Best & Co. on my podcast to receive the special discount.

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Interested in sponsoring the podcast? Please email press@hiz.art

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If you enjoy the podcast, would you please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes? It takes less than 60 seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests.Follow Heidi:

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Alia Ali works between photography, video, and installation, addressing the politicization of the body, histories of colonization, imperialism, sexism, and racism through projects that take pattern and textile as their primary motif. Textile has been a constant in her practice, and she has recently begun making her own patterns and prints. Her work is also informed by discourses of criminality, Yemeni Futurism, and feminist theory, drawing upon stories including the nostalgic past of the Queen of Sheba.

She and Zuckerman discuss indigenous symbolism, what is threatening, how to use beauty, vanishing countries, shifts of allegiance, abduction of stories, the weight of a job, self imposed responsibilities, language and truth, being seen the way you want to be seen, inclusion and exclusion and the power of photography, having an actual tribe, ancestral knowledge, who owns the red star, the occupying of myths, and radically imagined possibilities for the future!

***

This episode is brought to you by Kelly Klee private insurance . Please check out their website: Kellyklee.com/Heidi and they will make a $50 donation to Artadia, an art charity I’ve recommended, per each qualified referral.

This episode is brought to you by

Best & Co. Please visit www.BestandCoAspen.com and use discount code Heidi2020 to receive 5% off of any item on the Best & Co. website.  If you are interested in creating a custom piece please email custom@bestandcoaspen.com and mention that you heard about Best & Co. on my podcast to receive the special discount.

***

Interested in sponsoring the podcast? Please email press@hiz.art

***

If you enjoy the podcast, would you please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes? It takes less than 60 seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests.Follow Heidi:

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heidizuckerman/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/heidizuckerman

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/heidi-zuckerman-a236b55/

55 min