Mira Thompson

Artistic Research – New Pathways to New Knowledge? A conversation with Mira Thompson

2022   Interview

“Last year, Carly Everaert invited me to teach the second year Scenography students – the teaching block I was involved in was about getting certain kinds of activism to permeate into the arts. I was invited as a disabled person with knowledge on Disability Theory. My story was about ‘access intimacy,’ a term coined by the American-Korean writer Mia Mingus for ‘a hard-to-describe feeling,’ an experience of intimacy that comes out of another person truly understanding your need for access. In most cases, it involves an interdependent situation.” (excerpt)

Read the full interview [Dutch and English]