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Roz Whiteley is a queer artist and researcher based in Reading, UK. She cares about food, femininity, fatness and bodies. She cares about how these things are represented in pop discourses and how art might provide a strategy for talking about them. She makes work that considers and interweaves (auto)biographical narratives and personal stories with sociocultural politics and identities and pop culture. She aims to make art/research that is both engaging and engaged, inviting people to think and talk about ideas in exciting ways.
Roz graduated from Queen Mary, University of London with a BA in Drama in 2019 and from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama with an MA in Performance Practice as Research in 2020. She has shared work across a variety of settings, including performances in Crystal Bollix’s Definitely Maybe Actually Nevermind (London and Leicester), performing with her-pees collective and with Soho Young Company’s Drag and Cabaret Lab.