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|Full Name:||Kelli Jean Drinkwater|
|Notable For:||Radical Fat Activist|
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This is not the first time such news will circulate the internet. In 2017, Marge Swanson, the fat acceptance activist who helped pioneer the concept of thin privilege, was rumored to have died heart attack.
Who Is Kelli Jean Drinkwater?
Kelli Jean Drinkwater is an artist and activist recognized internationally for her imagery, performance and work in radical body politics. Kelli Jean uses the body as a site to explore themes of identity, queer and feminist theory and societies obsession with “perfection”. She takes the iconic and subverts it through the filter of her fatness. Often confrontational, her work aims to investigate the complex relationship we all have with our bodies.
Kelli Jean who is currently in production on an independent documentary film focusing on the cast of nothing to lose has performed, hosted and curated events in London (UK) for Club Antisocial, Duckie and The Place.
She is an interdisciplinary artist creating within and outside the genres of performance, film and image-making. In 2016, Kelli Jean was asked to present a TedXSydney talk on fatphobia, at the Sydney Opera House, which has received over 1.7 million views As Artistic Associate on Force Majeures’ award-winning dance theatre production Nothing to Lose, Kelli Jean collaborated with renowned Director Kate Champion.
Kelli Jean who has won numerous awards works across many roles and genres of storytelling, with a focus on documentary. Her short documentary “Aquaporko!” (2013), won the Audience Award for Best Documentary at QueerScreen Mardi Gras Film Festival in 2013. She was the primary editor on “The Pink House” (2017), Directed by Sasha Ettinger-Epstein, which won the Documentary Australia Foundation Award for Best Documentary at Sydney Film festivals in 2017. Kelli Jean directed, edited and wrote “Monsta Gras” (2018), a short documentary commission for Abc Arts as part of the Love Bites series. “Nothing to Lose” (2018), is Kelli Jean’s first feature documentary as Director, Editor and Writer.
Kelli Jean Education
Kelli Jean went to the University of Newcastle where she graduated with a BA in Visual Arts. He also studied Film at the University of California, Irvine (UClrvine).