News //

My review of Tim Youd’s The Long Goodbye, held at the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego last summer, has now been published in the online journal “”

Here is a link to the talk I gave at the “Awkward Bastards” symposium hosted by DASH at the mac in Birmingham on March 12, 2015, entitled “Disabling the Museum.”

My new online exhibition, “Marking Blind” for Curated Space, Arts & Disability Ireland, has just been launched on March 10, 2015.

“A Loud Silence: Deaf artists explore sound,” review of LOUD silence in La Jolla Light by Will Bowen, February 11, 2015

“Disability, Curating, and the Educational Turn: The Contemporary Condition of Access in the Museum,” On Curating, Issue 24, December 2014

“Composing Dwarfism: Reframing Short Stature in Contemporary Photography,” The Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, Volume 10, Issue 3 & 4, December, 2014

The curator’s tour of LOUD silence accompanied by an ASL interpreter: 

A small video of LOUD silence by CSUF newspaper “The Daily Titan”: 

“From Outsider to Participant: Developmentally Disabled Dialogue in Socially Engaged Art,” Museums and Social Issues: A Journal of Reflective Discourse, Volume 9, No. 2, October, 2014.

Designer Sara Hendren has posted information about my Alterpodium project on her Abler site. Alterpodium is a custom-made, portable disability object that I use to “perform disability” during international and national conferences, symposiums and lectures.

Upcoming //

“Curating Disability and Access: Ethics, Pragmatics, Effects,” for Art Conversation Series at the MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK, Canada, June 17, 2015, 5:30pm

“Flesh of the World,” large-scale exhibition featuring 24 Canadian and international artists, to be co-presented at Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, and University of Toronto Art Centre at University of Toronto, and Doris McCarthy Gallery, at University of Toronto Scarborough, Canada, June 25 – October 10, 2015. Official opening June 24, 2015.

“Marking Blind,” Blind Creations conference, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK, June 28 – 30, 2015

Judge in the category of Visual Arts for the 2015 3Arts Artist Awards in Chicago, July 20, 2015. 3Arts is a nonprofit grantmaking organization that supports Chicago’s women artists, artists of color, and artists with disabilities working in the performing, teaching, and visual arts.

“Revisualizing Disability,” instructor for 3-week summer intensive at California College of the Arts Oakland campus, July 27 – August 14, 2015 as part of the Summer Session Visual Studies elective. Enrollment begins March 30 and closes June 30.