Disabled artist Riva Lehrer, former 3Arts/Bodies of Work Resident Artist giving a talk entitled "Beauty in Exile." The talk is in part a memoir of sexual identity, and in part an examination of the societal wall that separates the disabled from inclusion in corporeal delight. Images will be shown from the history of Lehrer's art, which strives to uncover the glamour inherent in non-normative bodies.
Award Winning disabled poet Lynn Manning performing at Noche de Poetas (Poetry Night): Disability Poetics, Bodies, Language and the Word, at the Latino Cultural Center. Manning's work challenges the intersections of race and disability. Originally a visual artist he became blind at the age of 23 and began painting with words.