Defense Date

2021

Document Type

Thesis

First Advisor

Guadalupe Maravilla

Second Advisor

Kendall Buster

Third Advisor

Corin Hewitt

Fourth Advisor

Lily Cox-Richard

Abstract

This document is a collection of essays, stories, and fictional interviews that are in conversation with my performance, teaching, and sculpture practice. My research and work considers chronic illness, disability, the historic cultural connection between swamplands and illness, the medical industrial complex, medical theater, the medical gaze, disabled performers, metatactile space, sensory learning, and access.

Rights

© alexandra velozo

Is Part Of

VCU University Archives

Is Part Of

VCU Theses and Dissertations

Date of Submission

5-11-2021

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