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Marissa Perel

Marissa Perel is an artist and writer based in New York. She is currently an AIR at Brooklyn Arts Exchange (BAX), where she is making solo and collaborative performance on subjects including choreography and disability, crip time and queerness, power and access, and pain and desire. Her work has been shown internationally, recently including the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, NY Konstfack, Sweden, FringeArts, Philadelphia, Medium Gallery, Slovakia, Roulette and the Chocolate Factory Theater, NY. Her chapbook, Angry Ocean 1-10, is published by Portable Press at Yo Yo Labs. She was the editor of Critical Correspondence, the on-line journal of Movement Research (2012-2013), and the founder of the column, Gimme Shelter: Performance Now for Art21 Magazine. She is a Lecturer at the Low-Residency M.F.A Program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.