Transformative Stories: Crip and Queer Art as Activism
1-2pm, Friday, November 21
Tory 1-91, University of Alberta
Join four crip/queer artists as they present their work, and discuss its relationship to activism, theory & personal experience.
A reading by Eli Clare – Visiting poet, essayist, activist and author of Exile and Pride and The Marrow’s Telling.
Spoken word by Lucas Crawford – Poet, performance artist, and PhD student in U of A’s Department of English & Film Studies.
Screening of G.I.M.P. Boot Camp, a short satirical film by Danielle Peers and Melisa Brittain – Danielle is an activist, Paralympian, and Master’s student in U of A’s Faculty of Physical Education & Recreation. Melisa is a drag artist and instructor in U of A’s Department of English & Film Studies.
The room is wheelchair accessible. Please contact Ariel at firstname.lastname@example.org or 780-492-0614 for other accessibility arrangements.
Eli Clare’s visit is presented in partnership by APIRG, the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services and Exposure: Edmonton’s Queer Arts and Culture Festival