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Lois Weaver

LOIS WEAVER is an artist, activist and part time professor of Contemporary Performance at Queen Mary University of London. She was co-founder of Spiderwoman Theatre, WOW and Artistic Director of Gay Sweatshop in London, and has performed with Peggy Shaw as part of Split Britches since 1980. Lois was named a Senior Fellow by the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics in 2014, is a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow and a 2016 Public Engagement Fellow at the Wellcome Trust.