Program

Session 1


12:00 – 1:00 p.m.


Panel

Intersectional Stories

Dominique Ireland
Jay Goray
Natasha Bacchus
Nur Abdulle
Peter Owusu-Ansah
Tamyka Bullen

Panelists discuss the impact of language colonization on everyday life, intersectionality and racialized Deaf artists, and breaking down barriers between Deaf and hearing communities.

Session 2


1:15 – 2:45 p.m.


Poetry

Hanan Hazime
Sage Lovell
Wy Joung Kou

Sound art

Drone Together:
Collective Sound Art

Steff Juniper

Attendees use instruments to create drones (low humming sounds) together, to increase feelings of connectedness and belonging.

Presentation

Blind Imaginings

Alex Bulmer

Workshop findings on new pathways to decentre vision in performance.

Art action

Artist Postcards

claude wittman

Participants are offered blank cards they can write and send that pose a political statement or question that can be enacted.

Session 3


3:15 – 5:15 p.m.


Workshop

Imagining Disability Justice Futures

Jen Roy
Shay Erlich

Through movement and visual art, participants will be invited to share their visions of an accessible future.