Petra Kuppers reflects on her work in the crip/mad archive, which explores the work of mad, queer, and disabled predecessors in the fields of dance and performance. Kuppers consider how her personal relationship to therapeutic dance has changed (particularly therapeutic practices led by nondisabled artists such as Anne Wilson Wangh) and the importance of movement and embodiment in Kuppers’s own work—including a close description of ritual dance reenactments she conducted alongside her archival work at Lincoln Center in New York in 2021.
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Petra Kuppers; Crip/Mad Archive Dances: Arts-Based Methods in and out of the Archive. Theater 1 May 2022; 52 (2): 67–77. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/01610775-9662255
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