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Center for Contemporary Asian Art in Sydney publishes an interview with Anida Yoeu Ali

The Red Chador performing

IAS faculty member Anida Yoeu Ali was interviewed by the Sydney-based Center for Contemporary Asian Art (or 4A) about her practice and ongoing performance of The Red Chador in an ever-changing US political climate. Ali’s The Red Chador was curated into the Performance x 4A program at Art Central Hong Kong in March 2017. The Art Central performance of The Red Chador: Ban Me! was the first time that Ali staged this work in the context of ...

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Anida Yoeu Ali commissioned by The British Council for Imagine 2037

Image from Ali's commissioned work

IAS faculty member Anida Yoeu Ali selected as 1 of 8 international artists commissioned by The British Council to create an original performance for Imagine 2037 as part of the Edinburgh Showcase. Imagine 2037, curated by Andy Field, Alma Salem, Cathy Gomez and Matt Beavers, is a festival of imaginary performances created by artists who are migrants. It ...

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Anida Yoeu Ali & Masahiro Sugano awarded grants from the Tacoma Artists Initiative Program

Anida Yoeu Ali & Masahiro Sugano

IAS faculty members Anida Yoeu Ali & Masahiro Sugano were each awarded grants from the Tacoma Artists Initiative Program administered by the Tacoma Arts Commission. The grant supports independent artists in engaging, enlightening, and inspiring their communities as well as audiences from the Puget Sound area and beyond.  ...

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Anida Yoeu Ali's Red Chador performance featured in NBC News and exhibited internationally

the Red Chador on the street

IAS faculty member Anida Yoeu Ali's "Red Chador" series is featured in NBC News. Ali's "Red Chador" performance continues the artist's interest in investigating issues of otherness. In this particular performance, The Red Chador asks the public "What is you fear?"  Since the debut of the work at the Palais de Tokyo (Paris) in April 2015 ...

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Anida Yoeu Ali is published in a new contemporary art book

Queering Contemporary Asian American Art (book cover)

IAS faculty member Anida Yoeu Ali is one of nine featured artists interviewed in a new book, “Queering Contemporary Asian American Art” recently published by the University of Washington Press. The book edited by Laura Kina and Jan Christian Bernabe takes Asian American differences as its point of departure, and brings together artists and scholars to challenge normative assumptions, essentialisms, and methodologies within Asian American art and visual culture. The book features cutting-edge visual artworks, including Ali’s The Buddhist Bug project alongside other notable contemporary performance artists including Wafaa Bilal, Viet Le and Saya Woolfak.

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