Event Title

Taking on and Shaking up Mainstream Visual Representations of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities

Location

Goldstein Student Center

Event Website

http://crippingthecon.com/

Start Date

11-4-2013 2:00 PM

End Date

11-4-2013 3:30 PM

Description

Adults with intellectual disabilities critique and, using Photoshop and/or by taking new photographs, transform existing public photographic images of people so labeled. Engaging non-disabled audiences in conversations about the work in a series of exhibits they curated, they disrupt popular culture (dys) representations and dominant definitions and understandings of disabled experience.

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Full presentation will be available in August 2013.

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Apr 11th, 2:00 PM Apr 11th, 3:30 PM

Taking on and Shaking up Mainstream Visual Representations of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities

Goldstein Student Center

Adults with intellectual disabilities critique and, using Photoshop and/or by taking new photographs, transform existing public photographic images of people so labeled. Engaging non-disabled audiences in conversations about the work in a series of exhibits they curated, they disrupt popular culture (dys) representations and dominant definitions and understandings of disabled experience.

http://surface.syr.edu/bts_conf/2013/Presentations/9