February 13, 2012 · 0 Comments
Homeless, with a loom that she carries wherever she goes, artist Erin Riley is not living on the street. Instead, she has figured out her own way of surviving, moving from one artists’ colony to the next (the MacDowell Colony, the Bemis Center, the Vermont Studio Center, etc.), as she weaves her contemporary narratives on life and its dangers. A Fleisher Challenge winner for 2011-12, who’s part of a Fiber Philadelphia show in March 2012 at Space 1026, she provides a window into some of her personal life, her thoughts and her methods.
Here’s the full podcast interview:
And here’s the YouTube slide version of this podcast:
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