PLM associates (PLMA) is an artistic collaborative project led by Anita Allyn and Mauro Zamora. PLMA functions as a fictional progressive think tank researching political, environmental and economic issues relevant to US policy and geo-political history. Through work in design, installation, and video PLMA explores and critiques post-capitalism’s predatory practices and the impact of globalization on under-represented peoples around the planet.
Anita Allyn and Mauro Zamora are both American artists working in video, animation, design and installation.
Anita is an artist and scholar whose research focuses on photography, video and animation related to image culture and indexical and archival practices related to the image. Anita earned a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute and an MFA from The School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University.
Mauro is an artist and scholar whose research focuses on the landscape and its cultural significance. He questions how the landscape is defined to serve global environmental, economic and political needs of national sovereignty. Mauro earned a Certificate in Painting and an MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.