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Naim El Hajj

ART Habens

Paint-by-Numbers (in Collaboration with Bobby Gryzynger)

consequently even approve on an inconscious level what would otherwise rejects with no ifs, ands, or buts. Many artists from contemporary scene, as Thomas Hirschhorn and Michael Light, use to include socio-political criticism and sometimes even explicit messages in their works, that often goes beyond a mere descriptive point of view on the issues they face: do you consider that your workscould be considered political in this way or do you

seek to maintain a neutral, amost analytical approach, as it seems?

I guess I covered this in the last answer, but I’d say we have a fairly political stance. What’s funny thought is that often I (we in the case of APS) don’t make that stance overtly known. I think a certain level of disconnect from a stance on a surface level reading is important. It opens the conversation to a broader crosssection of viewers; often ones who wouldn’t

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