by Petra Kuppers

About Petra Kuppers

Petra Kuppers is Professor of English at the University of Michigan. Her books include Disability and Contemporary Performance (2003); The Scar of Visibility: Medical Performances and Contemporary Art (2007); Disability Culture and Community Performance (2011); and Studying Disability Arts and Culture (2014).


You get up in the morning and go about your routine. The neighbor across the street stands at the window and watches you reaching down from your wheelchair with your grabbing tool to pick up the paper.