Tracks (2004)

We all leave marks in our environment - some of these marks are direct, like tracks in the snow, earth, grass, sand and water, some more subtle, as we keep track of one another in space. As disabled people, we move differently, we inhabit our world differently. Our differences present another view of the world, and of what it means to lead a fulfilled life - and our shared world is richer for these different perspectives.

This photo/poem digital exhibit is part of a year-long disability culture arts series. During 2004, community artist Petra Kuppers collaborated with VSA Arts Rhode Island by creating disability culture workshops in various rural sites in Rhode Island. In these workshops, disabled artists came together, and explored their tracks in the world through dance, photography, earth art, and creative writing.

The digitally manipulated color images collected here echo the creative sensualities and exciting ...

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We all leave marks in our environment - some of these marks are direct, like tracks in the snow, earth, grass, sand and water, some more subtle, as we keep track of one another in space. As disabled people, we move differently, we inhabit our world differently. Our differences present another view of the world, and of what it means to lead a fulfilled life - and our shared world is richer for these different perspectives.

This photo/poem digital exhibit is part of a year-long disability culture arts series. During 2004, community artist Petra Kuppers collaborated with VSA Arts Rhode Island by creating disability culture workshops in various rural sites in Rhode Island. In these workshops, disabled artists came together, and explored their tracks in the world through dance, photography, earth art, and creative writing.

The digitally manipulated color images collected here echo the creative sensualities and exciting differences that emerged in our sessions.

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