Diebboll is going through the Panama Canal after 25 days at sea on the container ship ZIM Haifa. After leaving the ports of Shanghai & Pusan, she crossed Japan’s Tsugaru Strait out to the Northern Pacific, south of Alaska’s Aleutian Islands towards Baja California and then traveled along the coast of Central America to the canal “Her course is part of a great circle: “the shortest line on the surface of a sphere between two points…”
Erin Diebboll (b.1984 Massachusetts, US) is an artist based in New York and San Francisco. Working in large-scale drawing, her work engages concepts of history and time, mapping familiar and imagined spaces based on personal memories, historical narratives, and constructed archives.
Diebboll received a BFA from Cooper Union. Her solo show “Salon” was recently installed at Kala Art Institute’s Off-Site Exhibition Space, Berkeley, 2015. She is currently a fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, and has been granted residencies at Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito; Kala Art Institute, Berkeley; Tsarino Foundation, BGR; The Vermont Studio Center; LMCC’s Swing Space, New York; and the Lower East Side Printshop, New York.