Libby Norman is a queer performance artist, writer and fanby based near Exeter. Libby's work explores fandom as an artistic, academic and social practice. Libby is particularly interested in the crossovers between shame and excess within queer and fan cultures.
Libby has performed poetry at venues across London including the Roundhouse and Barbican, and has recently created fanworks for Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft, Praxis 9 at Cafe Oto, @somepoint’s ‘Unlearning’(London, Berlin) and SPILL Festival of Performance 2018. Libby was part of Critical Interruption's live writing collective at Steakhouse Live 2018.
Libby is a founding member of @ some point, a collective of artists and producers creating spaces for people to learn things from each other, make friends, make art, and to queer neoliberal structures of higher education. @somepoint facilitate relationships that aim to refuse the pressures of economised productivity, linearity and time.
@somepoint have most recently created these spaces at Youtopia Festival, The Green Rooms (London), Unlearning: London and Unlearning: Berlin, and DISKURS: no service (University of Giessen).
Libby has a BA(Hons) in Performance Art (Royal Central School of Speech and Drama) and a MA in Poetic Practice (Royal Holloway).