A childhood accident took her arms away but the transgender artist survived to create paintings, photography, and performances focused on depicting the body.
$5M Grant Will Extend Disability Futures Initiative Through 2025
The inaugural Disability Futures Fellows include Carolyn Lazard, Christine Sun Kim, and Tourmaline.
$1,000 Emergency Grants for NYC Artists With Disabilities
Applications for the New York Foundation for the Arts grant open May 4.
How Autistic People See the World, in Their Own Words
The Reason I Jump immerses viewers in the experiences of those on the spectrum.
Why a Disabled Artist Collective Was What I Needed All Along
I hadn’t just needed Disabled friends. I’d needed friends who could give my experiences context and analysis.
A Drummer Grapples With Hearing Loss
With a terrific lead performance by Riz Ahmed, the film “Sound of Metal” bridges the deaf and hearing worlds.
Strategies for Embracing the Fabulously Mundane
A self-avowed pleasure activist, writer and professor Sami Schalk is building a project that revels in taking simple yet transformative steps towards feeling good, while rejecting ableist frameworks.
How Journalists Can Use Their Reporting to Support Marginalized People
Disability rights activist Emily Ladau explains “supported storytelling.”
Did You Know Helen Keller Was a Socialist?
The documentary Her Socialist Smile reconstructs Keller from an icon of vague, feel-good platitudes to the fiercely political woman she truly was.
An Urgent Conversation About Ableism in the Art World
Artist Panteha Abareshi discusses the role of curation in museums and the crucial work of disabled artists like herself.
A Filmmaker Explores Relationships to Blindness
Grappling with his own loss of sight, Rodney Evans surveys the experiences of blind artists in Vision Portraits.
Vessel Adds Elevator for People with Disabilities After Deal With US Attorney of New York
A new platform lift will provide access to the Hudson Yard structure’s upper floors, which are currently inaccessible for people with disabilities