UCR Prof's Exhibit At Arlanza Library Explores The Art And Politics Of Laundry. Yes, Laundry.

Mar 4, 2016

People react to the artwork "What Goes Unsaid" by Dr. Susan Ossman.
Credit Natalya Estrada for KVCR

EDITORS NOTE: THE "ON THE LINE" EXHIBITION OPENS SATURDAY, MARCH 5, AT THE ARLANZA BRANCH LIBRARY IN RIVERSIDE (NOT at the Casa Blanca Branch, as previously reported). 

RIVERSIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY, ARLANZA BRANCH 8267 Philbin Ave

Riverside, CA 92503

 

Laundry is not exactly a glamorous subject.  Whites, wrinkles, and detergent aren't the most exciting things to ponder, but UC Riverside anthropologist Dr. Susan Ossman begs to differ. 

Dancers "folding" to the music in the Hanging Out Exhibition.
Credit Natalya Estrada for KVCR

Ossman came up with an idea called, "Hanging Out," part of a series of projects she calls "On The Line," which looks at the impact laundry in our lives.  KVCR's Natalya Estrada talks with Dr. Ossman and other project collaborators, and has this report.

EDITORS NOTE: THE "ON THE LINE" EXHIBITION OPENS SATURDAY, MARCH 5, AT THE ARLANZA BRANCH LIBRARY IN RIVERSIDE (NOT at the Casa Blanca Branch, as previously reported). 

RIVERSIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY, ARLANZA BRANCH 8267 Philbin Ave

Riverside, CA 92503