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001: Emma Sulkowicz on Healing Through Activism

By Hope Singsen

World-famous artist and activist Emma Sulkowicz debunks misconceptions about their protest work "Mattress Performance (Carry That Weight)" in which they carried a mattress from  2014 to 2015 at Columbia University, sparking a movement against rape on campuses worldwide -- and shares personal stories and insights about the healing process they experienced while creating that work. The #HealMeToo Podcast is hosted by Hope Singsen--the artist, creativity researcher and survivor-activist who founded the #HealMeToo Festival in NYC this Spring. Subscribe now. Let's talk about how we can #HealMeToo.Find the #HealMeToo Podcast on Apple Podcasts at Or visit to find links to other platforms. On our site, you can find detailed episode notes, including Emma's bio and video of Emma accepting the first #HealMeToo Trailblazer Award at the #HealMeToo Festival! Plus you can watch videos of performances at the Festival, and join our email list to hear about future pop-up #HealMeToo Festival events.Interview recorded & prepped by Delaney HafenerEdited by Hope SingsenMusic performed by Micah Burgess: If I Can by Hope Singsen & Dillon KondorRockabye by Hope Singsen, Dillon Kondor & Micah BurgessGorgeous Fire by Hope Singsen & Dillon Kondor

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