Art, Ear Hustle, and Working Alongside Inmates: A Conversation with Nigel Poor
Nigel Poor is the Co-Creator, Co-Producer, and Co-Host of the podcast Ear Hustle, which brings you stories of life inside prison, shared and produced by those living at San Quentin.
"You're not only listening to small, intimate stories; you're also listening to palpable, piercing descriptions of the sustained violence that our system commits to human bodies." -Vulture.com
Nigel Poor's work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and can be found in various museum collections including the SFMOMA, the M.H. deYoung Museum, and the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. She is also a professor of photography at California State University, Sacramento. In 2011, Nigel got involved with San Quentin State Prison as a volunteer teacher for the Prison University Project.