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About Yasmin N. Ali

Yasmin Ali is a self taught, Chicago based multidisciplinary artist. Her first art form was singing and songwriting with her band, Slowbots, who performed in Chicago's 2013 World Music Festival at the Old Town School of Folk Music with Nawal.  She has also performed at the some of the top music venues in Chicago including the House of Blues and SPACE.  She continues to work with the Maxwell Street Klezmer Band on their musical interfaith endeavor: The Salaam Shalom Project.  

 

She furthered her work through multimedia installations with Mozawa, a Chicago based incubator focused on artistic collaboration between the mediums. With Mozawa, she worked on a year long development of Strindberg's Dream Play featured at the Museum of Contemporary Art and at High Concept Labs at Mana Contemporary. 

 

Turning to the canvas, she is focusing on exploring how experience colors our perception  Her work focuses on the interplay between strength and vulnerability, and also sheds light on the insightful cracks that can form in between.  Within her work, you will see the examination of these themes through a unique approach to texture, 

 

 

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