Reparation Tower

Reparation Tower, Harlem, 2004 is a full-scale sales office for a 40-story luxury apartment tower in the shape of an upturned fist. It was shown in the Harlemworld: Metropolis as Metaphor exhibition at the Studio Museum in Harlem in 2004.  With its motto of, "History, Destiny, Luxury" and segregated "Whites only" and "colored" entrances, it challenges participants to examine the intersecting issues of gentrification, class, and race.