VANESSA CRUZ | Website
Image Credit: Paula Kiley
[Image Description: A black and white photograph of Vanessa dancing with her rollator (walker). She is leaning onto her walker with one arm gently leaning on the handle and the other arm leaning on the backrest. Her serene face is gently looking out into the distance. Her legs are positioned in a mid-walking stance. One of her leg braces is visible. Her hair is pulled back into a ballet bun. She is wearing a tulle dress; dark top, light and fluffy skirt. She is in a well lit dance studio where mirrors are visible and her reflection is present]
The Disability Collective is a not-for-profit organization and community of disabled artists dedicated to celebrating and showcasing disability in the arts. TDC strives to de-stigmatize disability and challenge perceptions of what disability looks like through promoting disabled artists in a variety of forms.
A Screening of
Able to Disabled: My Changing Landscape
[Video Description: Clips from Kim Kitchen's "Able to Disabled: My Changing Landscape". The trailer features clips of Kim and her partner in her house, as well as scenes of nature and the outdoors. There is also footage of Christina, who is interpreting the piece using ASL, sitting in front of a wooden sideboard and an arm chair]
Thursday, May 27th at 7 PM Eastern Standard Time
The Disability Collective is proud to present a screening of Kim Kitchen’s Able to Disabled: My Changing Landscape! Join us on Thursday, May 27th at 7 PM EST to collectively watch Kim Kitchen’s soundscape piece, followed by a discussion and Q&A session with Kim.
The Disability Collective previewed a segment of Kim’s soundscape piece at our inaugural event, ART IS MOVEMENT: A Virtual Showcase and Fundraiser earlier this year. Due to high demand, we are thrilled to bring Kim’s full piece to life at this interactive screening event.
For more information, please check out our Events page.