Betsy Johnson (1993; Orlando, FL; they/them/theirs) is an MFA candidate at the University of Illinois at Chicago (2018). Interests in gender/queerness and representation/desire drive Betsy's practice. They primarily employ live performance and video as tactics for exposing and interrogating the violence faced by assigned-female-at-birth bodies.



CURRENTLY READING

CRUISING UTOPIA: THE THEN AND THERE OF QUEER FUTURITY, Muñoz

QUEER NECROPOLICITCS, ed. J. Haritaworn, A. Kuntsman, S. Posocco

PEDAGOGY OF THE OPPRESSED, Freire

BLACK RECONSTRUCTION, DuBois

CONTACT

@wealthydemocrat

info@betsyjohnson.net