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Erin's work is a reclaiming of disability in narrative and performance. In her persona as "International Sex Icon," Erin reflects on sex appeal as a source of power and influence juxtaposed with the wheelchair --the most recognizable symbol of helplessness and powerlessness.

In 2017 and 2018 Erin represented Spain in the national and international IPSF championships. Winning several medals and finally gold in the parapole category in 2018 setting a world record for wheelchair pole dance. She also performed in the NYC-based aerial comedy duo Flaming Mermaid Broken Star. She continues to train, create and perform on pole, aerial silks and aerial rope. 

Erin is an award-winning creative non-fiction writer whose work has appeared in Gay Mag, Refinery29, Brevity and other literary journals. Her short films and self-portraits have been published by The Deaf Poet's Society and Khôra.

 

Her memoir, If You Really Love Me, Throw Me Off the Mountain was published by EyeCorner Press and she co-authored the #OwnVoices romantic comedy, The Break-Up Artist (published by Audible, 2022) with Laura Lovely.

Erin in her wheelchair wears a unicorn bra and black bikini bottoms and bright yellow high heels that are tucked in the hand loop on her wheelchair's seat cushion. she leans her elbow on her uplifted knee and squints into the bright sun. her hair is flaming red. the remote shutter in her hand is the same colour as her heels. the word ICON appears in black bold letters above her.