• Profile:

    Park McArthur is a visual artist interested in how lived experience informs artistic output and aesthetics. Her work involves questions of care alongside questions of autonomy and dependency. McArthur also publishes and speaks publicly on related topics.

    Degrees Held:

    Davidson College, BA Studio Art, Chinese Language
    University of Miami, MFA, Sculpture

    Recent Publications:

    “Sort of Like a Hug: Notes on Collectivity, Conviviality, and Care,” The Happy Hypocrite, Issue No. 7, Heat Island, edited by Isla Leaver-Yap: Bookworks, London, 2014, pp. 48–60.

    “It’s a Lot to Work to Dance or Sometimes to Not Dance: Jerome Bel and Theater Hora’s Disabled Theater,” Movement Research Performance Journal #44, 2014, pp. 43–45.

    “Other Forms of Conviviality: the best and least of which is our daily care, the most of which is our collaborative work,” with Tina Zavitsanos, Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory Special Issue: Born in Flames 23.2, 2013.

    “Carried & Held: Getting Good at Being Helped,” The International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, Special Issue: Vulnerability, 5.2, 2012.

    Research Interests:

    Feminist methodology and social reproduction
    Disability studies
    Art Criticism and Theory