moira williams is a disabled indigenous artist, disability cultural activist, and dreamer; weaving together cross-disability justice, gatherings, and arts with crip celebratory resistance. Their often cocreative work leads with disability and approaches culture as something we actively shape together. moira’s work with water focuses on “access intimacy”* and water intimacy as ways forward to accessible waterways. They are a recipient of Santa Fe Arts Institute Revolution, Blue Mountain Center, and Disability + DANCE NYC Social Justice fellowships. moira’s work has been seen at MoMa PS1, The Kitchen, iLAND, and Landscape Research, and has appeared in Lateral Journal, Emergency Index, and C Magazine. moira is honored to be a Leonardo Crip Tech Fellow at the Mad Rad Lab, University of California at Berkeley.
*“access intimacy” is “that hard to describe feeling when someone else ‘gets’ your access needs.” — Mia Mingus