Blithe Riley

Blithe Riley is an artist, activist and organizer living in Brooklyn, NY. Her multi-disciplinary practice explores the way labor has been understood and conceptualized over time, and its impact on shaping individual identity. In 2012 she became an organizer of Interference Archive, an exhibition and research space dedicated to the history of social movement ephemera. In 2011, she became active with Occupy Wall Street and the working group Arts & Labor. From 2001-2003 she was a member of the amateur radical street feminist dance troupe, the Pink Bloque and from 2009-2012 she collaborated with artist Mary Coble on a series of site-specific performance-based videos. Her solo and collaborative projects have been seen in public, private, and common spaces, internationally.