Mira Thompson

Performance of Neutrality in an Ableist World

2022   Writing

“Neutrality is and will always be a performance, a pretending. We mustn’t forget that this performance is not possible for everyone. It is not within the reach of everyone to pretend their body is ‘just a vessel’ or to momentarily pretend their body can blend in with the world around it. Neutrality is therefore also a privilege.”

Commissioned for Mime Symposium organized by Marijn de Langen and Mime Archieven, Mira wrote and recorded a video essaying exploring the art movement ZERO within mime from a Disability Justice standpoint.

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