installation comprised of video, writing, 2D works, sculpture, and found objects

part of from the dry wind, we hear an echo, a group art show from CalArts SWANA

co-artists: caitlin abadir-mullaly & shannon hafez

statement: yanni, hafez, & abadir-mullaly constructed an installation together that discusses a mixed relationship to egyptian culture. through image, video, text and objects, the three investigate their shared status as mixed race egyptians. using childhood memories, religion, gender, and similar topics as a point of departure, hbb investigates what it means to inhabit a partial and liminal cultural space.

*hbb is shorthand for the arabic word of endearment, habibi, which translates to my love