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Making music for DisArt's exhibition

by (Lizzie Kazmiers...)

Submitted 09-18-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

DisArt has been a growing organization in the Grand Rapids area, hosting a number of events to share, promote and celebrate the artistic work of people with disabilities throughout the world. These events include exhibits, conferences and shows,...

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Changing accessible nature of city through art, Disability Arts Now engages community

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 04-04-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Launching this week, the three-year-old cultural organization DisArt, will be hosting a large symposium entitled, Disability Arts Now! World renowned academics, artists, community organizers, designers and much more, will come together and consider...

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SiTE:LAB collaborates with DisArt on ArtPrize entry "Hybrid Structures"

by (SiTE-LAB)

Submitted 09-15-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

SiTE:LAB’s “Everything’s Transformed” ArtPrize exhibition at 333 Rumsey St. SW, will contain a major collaborative work called “HYBRID STRUCTURES.” The work is a collaboration between artists Paul Amenta (SiTE:LAB...

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DisArt Stories Matter: Elizabeth Van Arragon explains how fashion can reframe categories of normal, beautiful, powerful

by (GRTV)

Submitted 04-24-2015 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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Photographer focuses on empowered disability presence

by (katelewisceramics)

Submitted 04-22-2015 under NEWS

Tom Olin returns to Grand Rapids after over 30 years of documenting the disability rights movement. "ACCESS IS A CIVIL RIGHT: The Photography of Tom Olin" is an exhibition at Calvin’s (106) Gallery and Studio on South Division Avenue...

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DisArt Stories Matter: Tom Wagner shares favorite collaborations in "Icebreaker" exhibit at KCAD

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-21-2015 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 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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