(alternative text for those who cannot see the images above, 3 stylised versions of the same portrait of face sit in a line. Only one in colour. The expression on the face is ambiguous, seemingly changing in relation to light and shade and to representation.)
This is what ‘disability’ looks like is a simple idea about challenging and reframing the way the world sees us. Selfies and self-descriptions in various media are made into slideshows and collages that tell individual and collective tales. The images above are a visual representation of my answer to all the people who think disability, chronic illness or difference is always easy to detect. Other ways I may respond to the theme of what disability looks like may include images that illustrate my accomplishments or my navigation of physical or psychological barriers.
There are no such things as ‘disabled people’ but there are plenty…
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