SCREEN: Finishing a Raw Basement by Ilana Harris-Babou

Artist: Ilana Harris-Babou

Title: Finishing a Raw Basement

Curated by: Ana Iwataki and Marion Vasseur Raluy

Screening: April 12 – May 3, 2017

Year: 2017

Duration: 6’40”

All images copyright and courtesy of the artist

Ilana Yacine Harris-Babou (b. 1991, Brooklyn, NY, lives and works in Richmond, VA)

She has recently participated in group exhibitions at Sculpture Center, NY, NY; Jewish Museum, NY, NY; Judith Charles Gallery, NY, NY;  FJORD, Philadelphia, PA; Artspace, New Haven, CT and Le Doc, Paris, FR, among others. She has had solo exhibitions at  Vox Populi Gallery in Philadelphia, PA and Broad Street Gallery in Hartford, CT. A solo show at Reynolds Gallery in Richmond, VA is forthcoming. She is currently a fellow at Virginia Commonwealth University and will be a Visiting Artist in Video at Williams College, MA in 2018. She will be an artist-in-residence at the Museum of Arts and Design, NY, NY this summer. Harris-Babou received a BA in Art from Yale University in 2013 and an MFA from Columbia University in 2016.

14” Multi non-function hammer combo

2’ Multi non-function drill combo

Half-size easy grip framing hammer

Finger me short claw hammer

6” Pinch me pliers

10” Curvy claw hammer

Two fingers or ¼ octopus multi-tool

3” X 2” Master’s tool #1

3” Multi-purpose tool “all-white”

2lb What a tool tool