|Pam Patterson (PhD) has been active in the art, dance, theater and women’s communities. Her research, performance and teaching have focused on embodiment in art and performance practice, the body in art and performance, disability studies, women & gender studies, and feminist culture. She taught movement for theatre for 20 years and performed as a corporal mime, dancer, and actor. Since 1983 her artistic practice has been in visual and performance art. She is currently Director for the interdisciplinary arts research, practice and presentation program, WIAprojects (www.wiaprojects.com) and teaches at the Ontario College of Art & Design University. As a performance and visual artist she was a founding member of FADO Performance and ARTIFACTS and has exhibited and performed internationally.