Professor Maria Fusco is an award-winning Belfast born writer, working across the registers of fiction, performance and theoretical writing. She holds a personal Chair of Interdisciplinary Writing at the University of Dundee, Scotland, her texts are published internationally and translated into ten languages and she is Editor of The Happy Hypocrite, a bi-annual journal for experimental writing. Recent sound and performance works include Mollspeak (2020), an eleven-channel sound installation in the crypt of the Museum of Home, London; ECZEMA! (2018) a touring performance commissioned by National Theatre Wales to celebrate the 70thanniversary of the National Health Service, and Master Rock, a repertoire for a mountain, performed and recorded inside a granite mountain on the west coast of Scotland commissioned by Artangel and BBC Radio 4. Her latest books are Give Up Art (2018), collected critical writings, of which Lisa Robertson has said “Fusco’s scintillating mobility invites us to savour a new kind of critical empathy” and Legend of the Necessary Dreamer (2017) an ambient novella described by Chris Kraus as “a new classic of female philosophical writing”. Read more: