Clay A.D.

Clay AD was born in Indianapolis, Indiana and now lives in Berlin where they are an artist, writer, somatic bodyworker and tarot reader. In their interdisciplinary practice they honour and explore illness, ecology, gender, science fiction, transformation and the politics of care under capitalism -- by themselves, in collectives and with their clients. Their first novel, "Metabolize, If Able" is available through Arcadia Missa Press UK and was named a finalist in the 31st Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror. Their writing has been published by Pilot Press, Futures Journal, Hematopoiesis Press, and Monster House Press. They have led somatic and writing workshops at NGBK Berlin and Shedhalle Zurich, and read internationally including at the Institute for Contemporary Arts London.