Musing of a disabled artist living in downtown, Kingston, Ontario,
where one wishes, that things would work more than they do, there is room to pause and think. I know a few more of the pitfalls to making an art career. Cautiously, it may be early to make such a claim but it seems my goals are tied to being or artist. And so I am venturing off into the wide world of grant writing. I have my work to do along this uncertain pathway. I hope you will join me sometimes to see what I’ve figured out.
I’ve been down and out with my disability for a couple of years, art production wise. Still, i power on fearce and more focused. And arguably,increasing hope and joy. Unprecedented.
From the desk of PhD(isabled), as they discuss their return to school,: “Today I initiated conversations with my new institutional home’s Disability Support Services. As a disabled postgraduate researcher returning to PhD study after a previous unsuccessful attempt, I’ve been here before.” by
“The trouble is that once you see it, you can’t unsee it. And once you’ve seen it, keeping quiet, saying nothing, becomes as political an act as speaking out.” — Arundhati Roy
via Sit Down, Fight Back – “The trouble is that once you see it, you can’t unsee it. And once you’ve seen it, keeping quiet, saying nothing, becomes as political an act as speaking out.” — Arundhati Roy
showing up and speaking out
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