Art Beyond Sight Presents: The 2017 Art and Disability Institute Symposium


Dedalus Foundation
25 East 21st Street, Fourth Floor
10010 New York , NY
United States
Painting: Silver Wheelchair-acrylic, silver leaf on paper, blue background with multi-color circles and a silver wheelchair
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 2:00pm to 8:30pm

Art Beyond Sight's inaugural class of Art and Disability Institute artists will be joined by thought leaders and professionals in contemporary art, disability studies, art history, media, cultural studies, and the social sciences to explore these and other related subjects.

Panelists will include:
Ruth Adams, Director, Art Omi
Faye Ginsburg, David B. Kriser Professor of Anthropology, New York University
Zoya Kocur, PhD, Co-lead, Faculty Member, and Curriculum Designer for the Inaugual Art and Disability Institute, Independent Scholar and Consultant
Simi Linton, Co-Director, Disability/Arts/NYC Task Force
Sara Reisman, Executive and Artistic Director, Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation
Roger Ricco, Partner, Ricco/Maresca Gallery
Charles Riley, Founder, We magazine, and author of Disability and the Media
Gordon Sasaki, Founding Administrator, Wynn Newhouse Awards

Special guests will include:
Tom Finkelpearl, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Cultural Affair
Katy Rogers, Programs Director, The Dedalus Foundation

The Artists of ADI:
Gema Alava, Emilie Gossiaux, Anthony Ptak, Gordon Sasaki, Julia Yepez

Available accessibility accommodations: 
Wheelchair accessibility