Cory Tamler is a writer, translator, and interdisciplinary artist whose practice is rooted in theatre, performance as research, and community organizing. She currently co-facilitates/creates work with the Penobscot River watershed and In Kinship Fellowship as a core artist with Open Waters in Wabanaki/Maine. A former Fulbright scholar, she has created and participated in research-based performance projects in the United States, Germany, and Serbia, and has worked with museums and companies including the New Museum for Contemporary Art, The Civilians, the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, the James Gallery, Sprat Artistic Ensemble, Yinzerspielen, and the School of Making Thinking. She is a member of the editorial team of the GrayLit Culture Hub and a Ph.D. candidate in the Program in Theatre and Performance at The Graduate Center, CUNY, where she also co-coordinates the Social Practice CUNY initiative. Her dissertation research, which has been supported with awards from the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) and Art & Science Connect, compares contemporary experimental practice in physics and performance.

Research Interests

  • Philosophy of physics
  • Social practice
  • Practice as research
  • Water dramaturgies