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Performance and Discussion: MOVING MAD, QUEER, AND CRIP

February 28, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Dancing couple Lindsay Eales on left stands on one foot with left hand outstretched, right hand holding Danielle Peers who leans forward from her wheelchair.


Danielle Peers, community organizer, artist, and a visiting professor in NYU Performance Studies, is an Assistant Professor at the Univ. of Alberta, and Director of the Media in Motion Lab.

Dr. Lindsay Eales disability scholar + founding Co-Artistic Director of CRIPSiE (the Collaborative Radically Integrated Performers Society in Edmonton), creating dance by/for people experiencing disability and their artistic and political allies for 12 years.


Lindsay and Danielle dance a quartet that embraces critical disability and Mad theory, spoken word, dance, and film, offering critical reflections on the generative possibilities of disability and madness in the arts

Discussion with: André Lepecki (Performance Studies) & Hentyle Yapp (Performance Studies, Art & Public Policy, Center for Disability Studies)

Co-Sponsors: Depts.  of Art & Public Policy, Performance Studies; Hemispheric Institute for Performance & Politics

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February 28, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


NYU Center for Disability Studies


721 Broadway, 6th Floor Studio Space
721 Broadway
New York, NY 10003 United States
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