Artist in Residence (2015-2017)
Perel is an interdisciplinary artist whose work is centered on disability and queerness as they relate to care, consent, power, and sexuality. They are a Mertz-Gilmore AIR at Movement Research (2018-2020), which supported the work, Pain Threshold. The piece premiered at the American Realness Festival in 2019, has toured to Sophiensaele Theater, Berlin, Impulstanz, and the Serbian National Theater. Perel is a 2019 recipient of the Beth Silverman-Yam Award for Social Justice at Gibney Dance, and the first International AIR for Disabled Artists at Sophiensaele. They were a 2018 DiP AIR at Gibney Dance. Previous commissions include Abrons Art Center for American Realness 2018, The Chocolate Factory Theater with the New York International Queer Performance Festival, and at The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts NYC.