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Recent Publication Information for Petra Kuppers
A DVD, with three performance videos, available for free for teachers, artists, activists and others who build disability culture.
Journey To The Holocaust Memorial in Berlin (2011, 8 mins)
Social somatics, social sculpture: a participatory performance focused on the Peter Eisenman Memorial to the Murdered Jews in Europe, located in Berlin. The disabled people of Germany sued for access to the site, and lost. A ritual action re-imagines a memorial of life. Filmed at the Movement, Somatics and Writing Symposium, University of Michigan.
Cripple Poetics: A Love Story (2010, 11 mins)
Three poetry performances (The Metaphor of Wind in Cripple Poetics, I am Salmon, and At The Gynecologist?s) braid through dances captured at the Tele-Immersion Laboratory, University of California Berkeley.
water burns sun (2009, 7 mins)
A Butoh dance sheds light on skin, water, ghosts and the meanings of 'cripple.' Part of The Olimpias? Burning Performance Installations.
All recent publications by Petra Kuppers
All publications by Petra Kuppers
(editor) Somatic Engagement. Chain Links Books, 2011.
DVD producer/director: Embodied Poetics. Olimpias, 2011.
'“your darkness also/rich and beyond fear”: Community Performance, Somatic Poetics and the Vessels of Self and Other', M/C Journal, Vol. 12, No. 5 (2009) - 'disclose'. Online journal.
Editor (with James Overboe): 'Deleuze and Disability.' Special Issue, Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies. 2009.
The Scar of Visibility: Medical Performances and Contemporary Art, University of Minnesota Press, 2007