Deborah Cleland

Deb is an activist/ artist/academic, with all the compromise and circuitous life paths that those slashes imply. She dabbles in interactive theatre and games, site-specific place-making and creative non-fiction, hoping to bring her research into social justice, inclusion and sustainability to life through writing and performance. Since 2012, Deb has been devising, directing and participating in ensemble work that grapples with how to playfully, entertainingly, hopefully yet seriously ask questions about co-existence, co-operation and how to claim space as an unwanted body of any kind. She tweets from @debisda and posts irregularly at

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