Rare footage of fat feminist activists from the 1970s is now available to watch online, via a reader of my blog. Marge Dean’s 1979 Fat Underground film makes use of earlier material from 1975. Find out more about this historic artifact.
The book is very expensive but our chapter is available online for free thanks to funding by the University of Liverpool.
Evans, B. and Cooper, C. (2016) ‘Reframing Fatness: Critiquing ‘Obesity” in Whitehead, A. and Woods, A., eds., The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
A panel discussion about my book took place on 25 April at Birkbeck University and was recorded by Backdoor Broadcasting. You can listen to the recording and also download it for free.
My piece, my first ever performance lecture, is called ‘How Do Fat People Dance?’ and will be part of a two-hander with Zinzi Minott and Zia X on Wednesday 20 April. Details and booking via The Rebel Man Standard website.
I have two new zines available, Fat Activist Vernacular and Encounters with Nature.
You can now buy my zines through my little online shop.
My book, Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement is now out through HammerOn Press. To celebrate, we made a little video.
Weirdo Zine Fest
DIY Space for London
96-108 Ormside Road, London SE15 1TF
Sunday 31 January 2016
I have been working with Zinzi Minott of The Rebel Man Standard on a reformulation of her piece 30 Skanks (and other revolutionary dances). It’s part of an evening of dance produced by the group and supported by Arts Council England. Hana Lee Erdman and Keyon Gaskin are also performing.
The Rebel Man Standard Presents
Chisenhale Dance, 64-84 Chisenhale Road, London E3 5QZ
£10 Box office 020 8981 6617