Marissa is an artist and writer based in New York. She is currently an Artist in Residence at Brooklyn Arts Exchange (BAX), where she is making solo and collaborative performance on subjects including choreography and disability, crip time and queerness, power and access, and pain and desire.
Her work has been shown internationally, recently including the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, Roulette and the Chocolate Factory Theater (New York, USA), Konstfack (Sweden), FringeArts (Philadelphia, USA), and Medium Gallery (Slovakia). Her chapbook, Angry Ocean 1-10, is published by Portable Press at Yo Yo Labs. She was an editor of Critical Correspondence, the on-line journal of Movement Research (2012-2013), and founder of the column, Gimme Shelter: Performance Now for Art21 Magazine. She is a Lecturer at the Low-Residency MFA Program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Photo of Marissa Perel by Madeline Best