Greater Reston Arts Center Hosts Creative Response: Abby Wendle, producer of NPR’s Invisibilia

By Editorial Team on January 14, 2019
James Huckenpahler, open letter, 2018. Courtesy of GRACE.
Talk: Thursday, January 17 at 7pm

Join the Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) one Thursday of each month to hear an expert in their field respond to the work on view in the gallery. The short presentation will be followed by open conversation. Presenters may include poets, dancers, writers, musicians, visual artists, and more. Sponsored by Reston Community Center. Free and open to the public. All ages.

Abby Wendle is a producer for NPR’s Invisibilia. She’s been a farm reporter for Harvest Public Media in rural Illinois and helped launch This Land Radio in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Her work has appeared on NPR News, the BBC, CBC, and ABC in Australia, and has received awards from The Missouri ReviewThe Third Coast International Audio Festival, and KCRW’s 24 Hour Radio Race. Abby also enjoys creating experimental sound art. Her project, ~1652Hz (the howling dome), is a collaborative sonic experience in which people are invited to make noises they associate with a pain or grievance in their life.

Greater Reston Arts Center is located at 12001 Market Street, #103, Reston, VA.