2021 Fellow

Mariah Person


Portrait photo of Mariah Person wearing learge earrings with the words Free Angela and a photo of activist and writer Angela Davis landscape


Photo by Dana Damewood

Mariah Person is a dancer and a collaborator who deeply values community. They use dance & movement as a tool to navigate and encourage beingness, expression, and connection. Current events have allowed Mariah to reflect on what those things mean from a different perspective, & how that can be shared during times of distress such as now. They are currently collaborating with & within different collectives & organizations to practice disability justice within Black & disabled communities, and to dig deeper into healing justice.

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