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DisArt Stories Matter: Robert Andy Coombs says inclusive clothing designs can bring people together

by (GRTV)

Submitted 04-22-2015 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. This story was...

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DisArt Stories Matter: Matthew Pozsgay shares what he's learned designing for children with disabilities

by (GRTV)

Submitted 04-22-2015 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. This story was...

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DisArt Stories Matter: Nicole Jimenez finds work with Kendall fashion students invigorating

by (GRTV)

Submitted 04-22-2015 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. This story was...

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Design Makes a Difference: "Art of The Lived Experiment" and "Icebreaker" at KCAD's Fed Gallery

by (ElenaGlynis)

Submitted 04-21-2015 under OPINION

The author's previous review of "Art of the Lived Experiment" at the UICA can be found here.  A friend of mine pointed out that there's a difference between an art exhibit's curation and its design: Curation is...

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DisArt closing performance to celebrate strides, continue conversation

by (mackenziebush13)

Submitted 04-21-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The inaugural DisArt Festival, a multi-venue disability arts festival, is winding down. However, there are still opportunities to engage with this event, including the closing ceremony featuring Dis-Stories at Wealthy Theatre on Saturday, April...

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DisArt packs house with runway fashion show celebrating accessible clothing

by (MaddieForshee)

Submitted 04-20-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The DisArt Festival aims to bring people together through different modes of art to further the discussion about disability and community. One such way the Festival is doing so is through fashion.  On Friday, the DisArt Festival hosted two...

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Disart Stories Matter: Liz Bartlett shares the experience, science of designing speciality fashion for children with disabilities

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. This story was...

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DisArt Stories Matter: Mother Gillian Young explains benefits of compression design

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. This story was...

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Accessibility Theater: "Art of the Lived Experiment" at UICA

by (ElenaGlynis)

Submitted 04-17-2015 under OPINION

When I heard about "Art of the Lived Experiment", the feature exhibit of the DisArt festival, I was curious as to how the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art (UICA) would adapt the exhibit- originally shown at Liverpool's DaDa...

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Catalyst Radio: DisArt Festival takes over downtown, with nation's largest disability arts event

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-10-2015 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW  In this episode of Catalyst Radio we highlight the inaugural DisArt Festival that begins today, April 10, in downtown Grand Rapids.  As the...

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