Dr Kate Marsh is a post-doctoral research assistant at C-DaRE and an associate producer at Metal an interdisciplinary art organisation, she is also an associate artist with Candoco Dance Company. Kate’s practice-research explores the position of the disabled dance artist and seeks to examine spaces in-between binary understandings of ‘normative’ and ‘other’. She also co-choreographs and performs with her long-term collaborator Welly O’Brien.
Kate Marsh This much I knowIdentity and Experience in Auto-Ethnographic Dance Research
What does it mean when a researcher locates themselves as indigenous to a particular community or collective of people? This chapter outines the auto-ethnographic research of a disabled artist-researcher exploring her own position in the contemporary dance sector and the position of others identifying within a community of disabled artists.