How do you read a body completely covered in patterned fabric? Artist Alia Ali obscures culture, race, and gender to unveil our assumptions about identity.
Namsa Leuba’s photography series NGL explores African identity through Western eyes.
“Polka dots can’t stay alone,” Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama once said of her attraction to the pattern that dominates her work.
My Mother’s Hands & Floral Patterns, from the series Let Virtue Be Your Guide, 2014.