Oct 19 – 21, 2017

Opening of Wingspan Dis/arts, Culture, & Public Pedagogy

Soft Opening

October 19, 2017, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
the Hatch Gallery in the NEST
6133 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC, V6T1Z1

Grand Opening

October 20, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The Chan Centre for Performing Arts
6265 Crescent Road, Vancouver, BC, V6T1Z1

Symposium

October 21, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Ponderosa Commons Ballroom in the Education Centre
2075 Lower Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T1Z2

The Wingspan Collaborative is a VPRI Research Excellence Cluster and an intellectual ‘studio’ of interdisciplinary scholars in disability studies, arts, culture and public pedagogy across many disciplines at UBC who collaborate on common projects regarding the rights of people with disabilities and who proactively promote the idea that while individual disabilities pose impairments, they should not be seen as deficits but instead as differences that enrich collective human experience and the arts. We identify variously as disabled, non-disabled or as artists who focus on disability aesthetics and linger in the liminal spaces between and among artist/researcher/teacher in the broadest sense of these terms, hence, we are Dis/A/R/Tographers in an unequal global world.

Tickets and additional information: wingspan.educ.ubc.ca