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Miscellaneous Disability Art Resources

Posted September 1st, 2013 by Anthony

Michael Winters Memorial

These are some highly personal and idiosyncratic links to Disability Art resources and other interesting disability art websites.

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Disability Art/Art by Disabled People, yet again

Posted August 8th, 2013 by Anthony

It’s happening again! I’m giving an updated, improved, higher quality presentation on disability art and art by disabled people. I’ll be showing examples and discussing the various ways works created by disabled people are created and displayed. And, I’ll guide you through my disability art project with disability art shows. Disability Art PAC

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Frida Again & Exploited

Posted July 3rd, 2013 by Anthony

bottle of Frida Tequila
I think this might warrant a “WTF?”

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Fiestas Frida in San Francisco July 5-7, 2013

Posted July 2nd, 2013 by Anthony


Information about the Fiesta can be found at Fiestas Frida 2013

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Mark O’Brien’s Sessions

Posted October 10th, 2012 by Anthony


I’m puzzled by the new disability movie, “The Sessions.” The movie gives me way too many things to think about—just like life. I’m gratified that a movie about disability gives me so much to ponder.

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Feature by Feature: Chuck Close, Prosopagnosia, and Pixels, Sat Oct 13

Posted October 8th, 2012 by Anthony

Chuck Close self portrait, 1977 print
Feature by Feature
Chuck Close, Prosopagnosia, and Pixels

Lecture by Amanda Cachia
with Rosemarie Garland-Thomson and Anthony Tusler

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Curator Amanda Cachia

Posted June 16th, 2012 by Anthony

Amanda Cachia photo
There’s something going on in the disability art world. Without me noticing until lately, a new level of professionalism and depth of understanding of the representation of disability by disabled artists has emerged. Foremost is the curatorial knowledge and skills of this month’s Telling Our Disability Stories podcast, Amanda Cachia.

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Handicappers? Handicapable? No! Capihands!

Posted May 4th, 2012 by Anthony

I was reminded again the other day about the etymology of handicapped. Last night I threw together a quick pasta sauce to put over Costco raviolis. Our neighbor has been kind enough to loan use freezer space for small, plastic bags of mooshed-up tomatoes from last summer. The defrosted tomatoes with a little added fresh […]

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Telling Our Disability Stories with Stella Young

Posted May 1st, 2012 by Anthony

Stella Young portraitTelling Our Disability Stories is proud to present Australia’s own Stella Young, editor of Australia Broadcast Corporation’s Ramp Up. Hear it now iTunes

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Sandie Yi’s Radical Vision of Beauty, Saturday 11 am, de Young Museum, March 31

Posted March 7th, 2012 by Anthony

Close up of Sandie Yi and her gloves
Sandie Yi will illustrate and discuss Crip Couture, her collection of disability fashion, at the de Young Museum Access Advisors Open House and Disability Arts Festival, 11–noon, Saturday March 31, 2012 in conjunction with the exhibition “The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk.”

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