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Social Work and Interdisciplinary Disability Studies
Visuality and imagery are two powerful mechanisms embedded within cultures that perpetuate as well as reflect structural violence. Despite the serious harm caused by unchecked cultural violence, it is often overlooked, particularly as it appears or is absent in image. This study examines how images both creates institutional violence exercised through discrimination against aging and disabled populations and how socially engaged art, curation, and performance are being used to disrupt and reverse oppression, discrimination, and exclusion.
University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies
2018 University of Maine Student Symposium, Research and Creative Activity
Art Practice | Social Work | Theatre and Performance Studies
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Clifford, J. and Students from DIS 450 and DIS 520. (2018, April). Disrupting disability: Social practice art. Poster presented at the 2018 University of Maine Student Symposium: Research & Creative Activity. Bangor, ME.