Erin Anderson | Our Time Is Up
August 5 – September 30, 2016
Jack Straw Atrium Gallery
Our Time Is Up tells the story of Jake and Helen McCleary, an elderly couple struggling to save their troubled marriage. The story unfolds across a series of weekly therapy sessions, as Jake and Helen sort through the messy details of their failing relationship.
The voices of the two main characters are constructed from oral history recordings of the artist’s late grandfather and a woman neither of them met. This multi-channel sound installation invites you to enter the therapist’s office and inhabit the experience of the absent characters.
Erin Anderson is an Assistant Professor in the Writing Program at the University of Pittsburgh. Erin is the author of the multimedia memoir, What Hadn’t Happened, winner of a…READ MORE >