Erin Cooney is visual artist, educator, and activist. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she has lived in Los Angeles since 2000. Her video, installation, and performance work centers around the embodied nature of point of view and strives towards a reconfiguration in the human relationship to the natural world. She received a BA in Philosophy from the University of Notre Dame and studied Graphic Design at Art Center College of Design. She is currently pursuing her MFA at UCLA, where she is a Fellow at UCLA’s CounterForce Lab, which uses art and design to engage with the ecological impacts of anthropogenic climate change.