Efrat Hakimi

Efrat Hakimi (b. 1982, Tel Aviv) is a multidisciplinary artist based in Chicago and Tel Aviv.

Hakimi works across technologies and crafts. In her works, she studies objects, language, and sites to unpack the narratives and forces that shape them.

Hakimi is the recipient of the Lauren and Mitchell Presser Photography Award for a Young Israeli Artist from the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 2020, and the Katz International Photography Award, 2018. She exhibited at the Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago; Roots & Culture, Chicago; 6018 North, Chicago; Hayarkon 19 Gallery, Tel Aviv; Mana Contemporary, Chicago; 062 Gallery, Chicago; Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv.

She received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2019, Studied Fine Art at HaMidrasha-Faculty of the Arts, Beit Berl, 2016, and holds a BSc. from Ben-Gurion University, Be’er Sheva, Israel, 2010.

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Efrat Hakimi

Works

Zion chapter 1: Illinois

2020, video still, single-channel video, 4:44 min

From ‘Zion’, Hayarkon 19, Tel Aviv

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Zion chapter 2: Utah

2020, video still, single-channel video, 8:12 min

From ‘Zion’, Hayarkon 19, Tel Aviv

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Small stones

2020, drywall debossing

From ‘Zion’, Hayarkon 19, Tel Aviv

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Zion 197, Horn, Powder

2020, archival pigment print

From ‘Zion’, Hayarkon 19, Tel Aviv

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Zion 209, Painting

2020, archival pigment print

From ‘Zion’, Hayarkon 19, Tel Aviv

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Palestine Iris

2020, paper

From ‘Flora’, Roots and Culture, Chicago

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In Situ

2019ת video still, two-channel video, 3:17 min

From ‘In Situ’, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago

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Barriers

2019, hollow paper casts

From ‘In Situ’, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago

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fig 16: forceps

2018, paper embossing

From ‘Tools’, 062 Gallery, Chicago

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Handtool

2018, MDF and readymade

From ‘Tools’, 062 Gallery, Chicago

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