7 posts by Lindsay Fisher

Detail of work by artist, Sage Willow

I’m excited to be invited by Tangled Art + Disability to host a round table discussion at their upcoming symposium Cripping the Arts, April 28-30th. I’m humbled to be part of this 3 day event which includes an amazing and powerful group of disability artists and disability arts leaders in the community to discuss various […]

Group selfie of participants at the Art Mechanics Lab

I just trilled to be invited by Tangled Art + Disability to present as part of their Art Mechanics Lab workshop series. AML is split up into 8 professional development workshops catered to disability identified artists, who are interested in better navigating their place in the arts sector. My presentation involved opening up a conversation […]

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Project Creative Users, an exciting and creative side arts project I manage, just recently underwent a two day intensive Think Tank with the support of the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts. The Think Tank was organized for the purpose of gathering artists with disabilities in the city of Toronto to […]

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It felt like a flash of light, being part of such an incredible exhibition organized by the Doris McCarthy Gallery, Justina Barnicke, and University of Toronto. Curated by Amanda Cachia, Flesh of the World ran from June 25-October 10, 2015 and was displayed across three major gallery spaces in Toronto and Scarborough. You can see […]

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I’m excited to be showing some new work as part of the emerging artists group show Proof 21 at Gallery 44 starting June 20 and running until July 26th. This work will present a series of video portraits that parodies a culture of repetitive self-representation within online media using bodies of difference and queer bodies […]

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I’ve begun sketching and brainstorming for a t-shirt series that aims to celebrate and support the history of crip identity and activism. I am seeing more and more around me, the resonation of crip culture as a social movement mobilizing in ways that are changing the way we think about difference and disability. Artists, community […]

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Thanks to the Ontario Arts Council Artists in the workplace/Community Arts Program, Project Creative Users has been approved for funding to launch a research and development phase! Creative Users is a community arts project that will combine the work and ideas of artists, disability activists, and community members to critically examine cultural understandings of accessibility […]