Cory Tamler is a doctoral student in the Department of Theatre at The Graduate Center, CUNY. Her research interests include performance and public space, and the politics and ethics of social practice. She also makes collaborative and research-based performance work about place and space, teaches creative writing and performance, and translates from German and Serbo-Croatian into English. She held a Fulbright Research Fellowship at the Freie Universität Berlin and is currently part of the central artist team for the ongoing civic performance project In Kinship (Open Waters, Maine), for which she is designing a series of encounters between artists, scholars, and archival narratives of the Penobscot River. More about her work: