Graduation Date

Fall 12-13-2019

Grading Professor

John Smock

Subject Concentration

Arts & Culture

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


"Disability Artistry is Not Outsider Art" explores the obstacles artists with disabilities face in trying to go mainstream.

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Alejandra Duque Cifuentes discusses ableism in language

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Alejandra Duque Cifuentes on Inexpensive Ways to Make a Cultural Space Accessible

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Sabrina Bennett on Hugo, Her Partner and Ex- Physical Therapist

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Garrison Redd on the Younger Generation of Advocates

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Garrison Redd Reacting to a Fan

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Heidi Latsky on Promoting Her Beliefs

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Heidi Latsky on Accessible Venues

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Robert On Moving Back Home After Rehab

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Robert On His Long Term Goals

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Londs Reuter on Their Brother

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Londs Reuter on What the ADA Actually Does

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María Portman Kelly on Pamela Quinn

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María Portman Kelly on Staff Inclusion

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Heidi Latsky suggesting a tricky one-wheel bit of choreography to Sabrina Bennett and Garrison Redd at The Gibney in Manhattan. 26/10/2019

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DanceNYC Executive Director Alejandra Duque Cifuentes sits in her West Village office in Manhattan. 09/12/2019

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DanceNYC Executive Director Alejandra Duque Cifuentes stands for a portrait at her West Village office. 09/12/2019

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Sabrina Bennett with her hands on her face prepairing for her performance at The Gibney in Manhattan 20/11/2019

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Hugo watching Sabrina and Garrison at their performance at The Gibney. 20/11/2019

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Sabrina Bennett showing Heidi Latsky how still she can be on two wheels at The Gibney. 13/11/2019

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Sabrina Bennet and Garrison Redd rehearsing the ASL portion of their performance in a studio at The Gibney. 26/10/2019

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Sabrina and Garrison rehearsing their duet weeks before their performance at The Gibney in Manhattan. 26/10/2019

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Garrison and his co-dancer join hands ahead of their performance at The Gibney. 21/11/2019

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Garrison and one of his co-dancers in the middle of the last duet of their show at The Gibney. 21/11/2019

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Garrison doing breathing exercises ahead of practice at The Gibney. 20/11/2019

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Heidi Latsky showing Sabrina Bennett how to stretch her arms past where she’s done before at The Gibney in Manhattan 13/11/2019

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Heidi Latsky observing rehearsal with her able-bodied dancers and disabled dancers at The Gibney. 13/11/2019

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Heidi Latsky points something out she did not like during rehearsal at The Gibney in Manhattan. 20/11/2019

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Robert Andy Coombs and his assistance dog Ladd who he's had for over 8 years at Yale University. 26/10/2019

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One of Robert Andy Coombs images curled up, waiting to be put on the wall for critique at Yale University. 05/05/2019

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Robert Andy Coombs at Yale University’s “Old Quad.” The following day was his birthday. 26/10/2019

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Rolls of used and new film paper at the Yale School of Art printing space. 05/05/2019

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Robert Andy Coombs, 32, drags his Yale peers across “The Pool” floor as their end of year party kicks off. 27/03/2019

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Robert Andy Coombs at his final first-year critique at Yale. 05/05/2019

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Londs Reuter stretching along side over dancers in Brooklyn, New York 19/11/2019

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An able-bodied dancer prepares one last time, before the show in Brooklyn, New York. 19/11/2019

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Londs Reuter going over their lines one last time, before the show in Brooklyn, New York. 19/11/2019

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Dancers with PD practicing for their spring show at Mark Morris Dance Center in Brooklyn, New York. 22/11/2019

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An intern at Mark Morris Dance Center in Brooklyn, New York aids a dancer with parkinson’s walk. 22/11/2019

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A dancer without PD dips a dancer with PD during an intimate part of the show. 26/10/2019

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Pam Quinn, choreographer with PD, rehearsing an early part of Neuro-Dance with her dancers. 22/11/2019

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Pam’s dancer rehearsing Neuro-Dance at Mark Morris Dance Center in Brooklyn ahead of their May performance. 22/11/2019

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