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Alex Knapp

Alex Knapp is a PhD student in Northwestern University’s Interdisciplinary PhD in Theatre and Drama. Alex’s research interests focus on contemporary performance, materialism(s)/material culture, and aesthetic theory with respect to ecology, affect studies, human-nonhuman relations, and political history, theory, and economy. His essay “Breathing Bricks: Nut Brother’s Dust Project and the Politics of Particulate Matter” won the 2021 TDR Student Essay Contest. Alex is also a trained actor.