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Mary Paterson

Mary Paterson is a writer and producer who works across live art, visual art and literature. She has worked extensively in disability arts, and is currently a Trustee of the theatre company Extant. Mary is the co-editor of Something Other, an online platform for experimental writing. Her other writings are published in books and journals around the world, including Access All Areas (ed. L Keidan & CJ Mitchell: LADA, 2011), Dear Stranger, I Love You (LADA and Lancaster University Press, 2013) and Theatre Criticism (ed. D. Radosavljevic: Bloomsbury, 2016).

Posts by Mary Paterson

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Awkward Bastards 2: alternative models of power

The first Awkward Bastards symposium in 2015 brought together artists, activists, thinkers and producers to reflect on ‘the spectrum of diversity from disability, ethnicity, and sexuality, to gender and class.’ This year’s conference, AB2 (organised by DASH, mac birmingham and the Live Art Development Agency (LADA), continued in the same ...