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In Process @ The Watermill Center

September 24, 5:30 pm7:30 pm.


In Process @ The Watermill Center is our ongoing series of open rehearsals, workshops, artist talks and studio visits that invite the community to engage with the work of our international Artists-in-Residence. The Watermill Center invites audiences of all ages and backgrounds to gain unique insight into the creative process of artists, cultivating an understanding of how artists from across the globe develop new work.

Please note: all attendees must be fully vaccinated, and present proof of vaccination during check-in.

Reservations Required

About The Artists
Duke Riley’s work addresses the tension between individual and collective behavior, independent spaces within all-encompassing societies, and the conflict with institutional power. He examines transgression zones and their inhabitants through drawing, printmaking, mosaic, sculpture, performative interventions, infiltrations, and video structured as complex multimedia installations. Riley has had solo exhibitions at Magnan Metz Gallery, New York City; the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland; the Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY; and the Havana Biennial, among many others. He has received numerous awards and commissions, including a Percent for Art commission, a Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant, and the MTA Arts For Transit commission for the Beach 98th Street Station renovation. Riley is a 2021 Inga Maren Otto Fellow at The Watermill Center.

Martha Hincapié Charry studied dance in her home country of Colombia and finished her studies at the Folkwang Hochschule Essen, Germany, under the guidance of Pina Bausch. She has danced for Wuppertal Dance Theatre, Münster State Theatre, Schauspielhaus Bochum, Aachen Theatre and performed in various independent productions. Her own creations have been invited to Festivals in France, Croatia, Italy, Holland, Germany, Ecuador, Brasil, México, Hong Kong and Colombia. In 2017 she performed for Alexandra Pirici in “Aggregate” at the art gallery Neuer Berliner Kunstverein N.B.K.. Charry has worked with Robert Wilson and the Rundfunkchor for the production “LUTHER – dancing with the gods-” in the Pierre Boulez Saal of Berlin.

Matthew Craven is a Los Angeles-based artist whose work centers around found imagery combined with hand-drawn geometric patterns. He has shown in galleries all over the world including, New York, Los Angeles, Amsterdam, and Switzerland. His work has been reviewed in notable outlets including The Huffington Post, Art Critical, and The Brooklyn Rail. In 2017, he was the artist-in-residence for the Marfa Myths Festival. Anthology Editions just released PRIMER, the first monograph of MatthewCraven’s work. Utilizing found images from textbooks along with his own geometric patterns, Matthew Craven’s collages and illustrations seek to create a new handmade universe, juxtaposing imagery from different cultures and time periods to celebrate commonalities. Photographs of archaeological remains and the natural world are overlaid on colorful textiles drawn on the back of vintage movie posters, to create a hypnotic and mesmerizing vernacular of symbols and designs. Craven’s art reconfiguration of traditional historical narratives inspired by obsessive formations.

Additional Information
All attendees must be fully vaccinated, and present proof of vaccination during check-in. Those unable to show proof of vaccination will be turned away. For the foreseeable future, unvaccinated children are unable to attend. Masks are required indoors.

Please arrive 10 minutes early to allow for the check-in process.

The Watermill Center is committed to providing accessible programs and services for all patrons and artists with disabilities. For further information about any accessibility issues or needs, please email us at [email protected]


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