Tina Carter (PhD) continues to research circus (and aerial in particular) in different ways, through practice, writing and presenting at conferences. She is in the early stages of writing an auto-ethnographic book that should be published in spring 2021.
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Please see below some of Tina’s published and shared works.
The Circus Toolkit, launched in October 2019, by Extraordinary Bodies and National Centre for Circus Arts is now available. Tina Carter fed into the process and while it is only a very small start, it is a useful one.
2018: Rolling into Flight: Practical Reflections on Accessible Aerial. Presentation. Circus & Its Others, Prague.
2018: Freaks No More: Rehistoricizing Disabled Circus Artists. Performance Matters. Vol 4, No 1-2 (2018): Circus and Its Others
2016: Is the twenty-first century disabled artiste un-freaking or re-freaking circus? Presentation: Circus & Its Others Conference, Montreal. July 2016. Invited to contribute a shortened version of the paper to online peer-reviewed journal.
2016: Accessible Aerial: Suspending the Rules Presentation: European Aerial Dance Festival, Brighton, UK. August 2016.
2014: Diversity in Aerial: Not only Attractive but Necessary in the Twenty-First Century
2012: ‘cripping up’ or coming out as non-disabled: a personal reflection on the pursuit of an ethical research practice.
2012: ‘Betwixt and Between: the liminal status of the ‘Disabled Aerialist’’
2010: The Ethics of Appropriation in Aerial Choreography