Artist Bio: Allison Wyper

Biography

Los Angeles based interdisciplinary performance artist Allison Wyper activates the performance space as a site of critical action. Engaging subjects such as violence, torture, and moral accountability, she produces charged encounters between performer and viewer that prompt each to consider the possibility for intimate exchange and critical solidarity. She is an Artistic Associate of Guillermo Gómez-Peña’s international performance company La Pocha Nostra, and a collaborator with Hydra Poesis (Australia). Her work has been presented in theaters, festivals, galleries, universities, museums and on the streets of Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, Boston, Chicago, Berlin, Montreal, Calgary, Perth and Melbourne.

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Performances