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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 exhibit features local artists

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 04-20-2015 under NEWS

The exhibit “DisArt Local: Art is EveryBody” takes place April 10 through April 25 at 250 Monroe Street Gallery. The exhibit features local artists Robert Coombs, Deb Dieppa, Marylu Dykstra, Reyna Garcia and Anna Greidanus. On April 23...

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DisArt Stories Matter: Chris Smit talks about goals of Disart Festival

by (GRTV)

Submitted 04-20-2015 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 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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DisArt to explore art with families Sunday

by (deeMiner_b)

Submitted 04-17-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

DisArt will be hosting a free Family Fest this Sunday, April 19 with Arts In Motion and Artist Creating Together. The festival well be held at Celebration Cinema North (Beltline and Knapp) in the Wave Room from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. with the sensory...

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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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Disability 101 (part 4): Disability as art

by (DisArt)

Submitted 04-07-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

It’s all about cookies. My 6-year-old son and I are home alone, Mom is at work, and the child desperately wants a cookie. Said cookie is on the third shelf of a cabinet that neither he nor I can reach on our own. But working together, we have...

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