In the aftermath of alleged human rights abuses, Cibola Detention Center—once a prison—became a facility where migrants are held. The relationship between Crider's own experiences of incarceration, as well as her broader interest in such injustices is naturally extended to the detention of immigrants. “It's really the same conversation,” she said, which largely hinges on “how we lock people up based on color.” Crider's dedication to exploring these issues, generating conversation, and perhaps—if we are lucky—even empathy-Maggie Grimason

PBS article by Corrine Segal discusses Right of Return Fellowship and artist practice.

Flight is a multi-media installation by Albuquerque artist sheri crider that examines connections between empathy, personal transformation, mass incarceration, and migration.