Tina Carter (PhD) continues to research circus (and aerial in particular) in different ways, through practice, writing and presenting at conferences.
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Please see below some of Tina’s published and shared works.
2020: To (take a) Stand written in response to the first Lockdown in the UK, 2020.
Photo: Tina Carter
2020: The Ageing Aerialist: A Work in Progress presented at The Point, Eastleigh at the Dissecting Aerial Symposium. A sound recording of the presentation attached below.
Photo: Tina Carter
2019: Report for Lisa Ullman Travel Scholarship Fund, awarded to Tina Carter to work with Erin Ball on her #camputee2019 in Kingston, Ontario.
Photo: ©Michael East
2018: Exposing the Implicit: AD for Aerial Action, Identity and Story-Telling. Teaching Artist Journal, Vol. 16, 2018: Issue 3-4: Storytelling and The Threads of Meaning.
2018: Accessible Aerial: A Reflection Chapter in Reasons to be Graeae: A Work in Progress
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
2018: Aerialist by Rebecca Truman – Book Review
2016: Circus and the missing M. Presentation: OTHERHOOD: Circus & Identity, Zagreb.
Photo: ©Catrin Osborne. Part of her This is what a menopausal woman looks like project.
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.
2017: Accessible Aerial – How to begin. Presentation made several times around the UK including at NCCA and for Extraordinary Bodies, as they researched their Tool Kit. Presentation.
2014: Dangerous Play: “Supercrip” Aerialists and the Paralympic Opening Ceremony of London 2012. About Performance, No. 12, 2013: 83-102.
2014: Diversity in Aerial: Not only Attractive but Necessary in the Twenty-First Century. Presentation.
2013: “Contemporary street arts in Europe: aesthetics and politics” by Susan Heidicke – Book Review. Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre & Performance. Vol 18, 2013: Issue 4.
2012: Betwixt and Between: the liminal status of the ‘Disabled Aerialist’. Presentation.
2011: Re-Presenting the Aerialist in the Post-Superhuman Age. Symposium Provocation.
2010: The Ethics of Appropriation in Aerial Choreography. Presentation.
2008: Ulterior Motives: Is it possible for audiences to accept the Aerial Arts as a creative expression of political discourse or metaphor? MA by Practice as Research.
2003: All the Balls in the Air. Article in Total Theatre.
2001: Angelic Upstarts. Article in Total Theatre.