Envisioning Accessible Futures: Disability, Caregiving and Photography

  • When: March 31, 2016 6:30 pm - April 1, 2016 12:30 pm
  • Where: 19 University Place, Great Room
  • Summary: This two-day symposium includes workshops & exhibitions featuring photographers JEAN ROBERT DANTOU and RICK GUIDOTTI; scholars FLORENCE WEBER, EVA KITTAY, SHELLEY RICE; and activist LAWRENCE CARTER-LONG exploring disability and the politics of recognition and care.
  • Details:

    Envisioning Accessible Futures: Disability, Caregiving, Photography NYU March 31-April 1

    please rsvp to: cmch.info@nyu.edu

    THURSDAY / MARCH 31 / 6:30–8:30PM / 19 University Place, 1st Floor, Great Room

    FRIDAY / APRIL 1 / 10:30–12:30PM / 19 University Place, 1st Floor, Great Room

    Thursday, March 31, 6:30-8:30PM

    *WORKSHOP 1: DISABILITY, CAREGIVING & ACCESSIBLE FUTURES

    FLORENCE WEBER (École Normale Supérieure, Paris, PSL Research University) A Hole In The French Social Protection Model: Family and Professional Caregivers For People with Disabilities Across The Life Course

    EVA KITTAY (Stonybrook) Disability, Caregiving, Interdependence

    DANIELLE PEERS (Concordia) +LINDSAY EALES (University of Alberta) Reclaiming care, Cripping Intimacies

    Discussant: RAYNA RAPP (NYU Council for the Study of Disability/Anthropology) 

    Moderator:  EDWARD BERENSON (NYU IFS)

    Friday, April 1, 10:30-12:30PM

    *WORKSHOP 2: BEYOND DISABLING IMAGES

    Two groundbreaking photographers – JEAN ROBERT DANTOU, who has worked extensively on reframing the image of disability in France with the projects Vivre Avec and Psychadascalia & American photographer RICK GUIDOTTI, whose innovative “Positive Exposure” is changing the image of people with genetic conditions — consider the impact of  their collaborative projects on those photographed and on public awareness.

    JEAN ROBERT DANTOU  (École Normale Supérieure, Paris)                                              RICK GUIDOTTI (Positive Exposure)
    LORIE NOVAK (NYU Photography and Imaging)

    Discussants: LAWRENCE CARTER-LONG (National Council on Disability) and FAYE GINSBURG (NYU Council for the Study of Disability/Anthropology)

    Moderator: FREDERIC VIGUIER (NYU IFS)

    Presented by: The Center for Media, Culture and History, NYU and The Institute of French Studies, NYU 

    Co-sponsors: NYU Anthropology, Center for the Humanities, Photography and Imaging, Global Research Initiatives, Office of the Provost, La Maison Francaise, Council for the Study of Disability, and Kimmel Galleries. TransferS (École normale supérieure – Collège de France / PSL Research University)

    April 4-19: TWO EXHIBITIONS FEATURING THE WORK OF JEAN-ROBERT DANTOU (VU’):

    VIVRE AVEC/DEALING WITH IT @ La Maison Francaise, NYU, 16 Washington Mews

    PSYCHADASCALIES/PSYCHADASCALIA @ The Kimmel Vitrines, NYU, La Guardia Place & West 3rd Street