In anticipation for Sins Invalid’s first full length show since 2011, Grad Assistant Alex Locust spoke with some of the artists showcased in the event. In this interview, he asks Maria Palacios, a disabled, feminist activist based in Houston, TX, about her experiences of crip wisdom, performing alongside other disabled artists, and disability as a creative force. Tickets are on sale now for Birthing, Dying, Becoming Crip Wisdom on the weekend of October 14, 15, & 16. And stay tuned for a follow-up interview with Maria’s fellow performer Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha!
A poster for the upcoming Sins Invalid performance: Birthing, Dying, Becoming Crip Wisdom
Alex: Can you tell us more about the inspiration for the title of the event?
Maria: The title of this year’s event came from our sharing of energy and crip solidarity. Many of us have been experiencing physical changes related to aging and how our crip bodies…
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