September 13 – October 20, 2019
PR: There is an inconvenient level of dread when you suppress the desire to have physical space reflect mental space. Renovating comes with the seductive promise of harmony. Renovators are driven by the goal of finishing but there is always room for pause, undoing, place-holding and replacement. Customized points of entry and exit give your threshold a boost. Handle what you have in your hand.
Janiva Ellis lives and works between New York and Los Angeles. She has had solo exhibitions at 47 Canal, New York and Arcadia Missa, London. Ellis’ recent institutional exhibitions include the 2019 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York and the 2018 New Museum Triennial, New Museum, New York. She was awarded the 2018 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant, and the 2018 Stanley Hollander Award. Janiva Ellis is represented by 47 Canal, New York.