When the mother of Eric-Paul Riege was growing up, home was the metronomic thump of her mother’s loom.
When her son began weaving, her eyes welled at the percussive sound of his hands beating the wool.
“My Mom started to cry because she hadn’t heard that sound for so long,” Riege said in a telephone interview from Gallup.
The 24-year-old is the only artist from New Mexico included in this year’s SITE Santa Fe biennial, SITElines 2018 “Casa tomada,” opening in Santa Fe on Aug. 3.
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