News //

“Growing Rhizomatically: Disability Studies, the Art Gallery and the Consortium.” Co-written with Kelly George and Kristin Lindgren. Disability Studies Quarterly, Special Issue on Growing Disability Studies, Vol. 34, No. 2, 2014.

“‘Disabling’ the Museum: Curator as Infrastructural Activist” Journal of Visual Art Practice, Volume 12, Issue 3, 2013. Published by Taylor & Francis.

“Is social practice about inclusion or exclusion? Is it really for everybody?” 100 Questions, 100 Days, posted on March 31, 2014 for Open Engagement conference, Queens Museum, NY, May 16-18, 2014

I’ve been appointed to the College Art Association’s Committee on Diversity Practices. I will be serving on the committee for 3 years (2014-2017), and I will specifically represent the interests of disability arts.

“Fragmented Productivity,”Art Monthly Australia, November 2013, Number 265

Cripping Cyberspace: A Contemporary Virtual Art Exhibition,” hosted by the Canadian Journal of Disability Studies and Common Pulse Intersecting Abilities Art Festival

Changing how we experience art through the lens of disability.” Life Matters: Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)

‘Disabling’ the Museum: Curator as Infrastructural Activist,” Ramp Up: Disability. Discussion. Debate. Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)

Talking Blind: Museums, Access and the Discursive Turn,” Disability Studies Quarterly, Special Issue on Blindness and Museums,  Volume 33, No. 3, 2013

“Blind Orientations: Walking, Stumbling and Turning Towards New Points of View,” Essay to accompany solo exhibition by Carmen Papalia at CUE Art Foundation, NYC

Upcoming //

Ecotopia (12 Canadian and international artists exploring urban environment and decay), Kenderdine Art Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, January 24 – May 7, 2014

“Senses of Care: Mediated Ability and Interdependence” curated by Brian Goldfarb and a collective of UCSD students, Gallery@Calit2, University of California, San Diego, April 10 – June 13, 2014, with opening reception on Thursday April 10, 5-7pm

“Bodies of Knowledge: Open Sourcing Disability Experience” panel with Carmen Papalia, Laura Swanson, Park McArthur, Sunaura Taylor and Sandie Yi, Open Engagement conference, Queens Museum of Art, New York, May 16-18, 2014

“Curating Disability and Access in Cyberspace,” Cripping Cyberspace: Exploring Online Disability Aesthetics panel chaired by Margaret Price, Society for Disability Studies, Minneapolis, MN, June 11 – 14, 2014

“Alterpodium” co-presenting with Sara Hendren, Disability in Five Objects panel chaired by Christopher Smit, Society for Disability Studies, Minneapolis, MN, June 11-14, 2014

“Composing Dwarfism: Reframing Short Stature in Contemporary Photography” and “Performing Crip Time: Bodies in Deliberate Motion,” Space4Art Gallery, San Diego, CA, June 27 – July 20, 2014

“Performing Disabled Sensorial Extension and Subversion” for the Performing Disability/Enabling Performance work group, at MANIFEST! Choreographing Social Movements in the Americas, hosted by Concordia University, Montreal, organized by Encuentro: Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, NYU, June 21 – 28, 2014

LOUD Silence (4 deaf artists re-conceptualizing “sound” and “silence” inspired by John Cage’s 4’33”), Grand Central Art Center, California State University, Santa Ana, CA, September 6 – December 6, 2014, followed by tour to Gallery@Calit2, University of California, San Diego, January 15 – March 15, 2015 (dates TBC)