Transformative Stories

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.

Featuring:

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.

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