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Petra Kuppers

The Olimpias/Turtle Disco/University of Michigan
Disability/Surrealism/Feminism/Land-Based Work
Ypsilanti, Michigan
Petra Kuppers is a queercrip disability culture activist and a community performance artist who teaches at the University of Michigan and Goddard College. She is the Artistic Director of The Olimpias, an international disability culture collective (www.olimipias.org). In 2016/17, she co-led the Asylum Project, with her partner Stephanie Heit. The PBS series Detroit Performs created this short documentary about Petra's community performance practice: http://video.dptv.org/video/2365737793/. Her most recent publication is Disability Arts and Culture: Methods and Approaches (Intellect, 2019), for which she served as contributor and editor.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, August 2

3:15pm EDT