DisArt is a production company and arts and culture organization that focuses its energy on creating public art events that cultivate and communicate a disability culture. All of this work presents the highest quality, contemporary art done by disabled artists from around the world.
We believe that expressions of a disability cultural identity can transform society from awareness to understanding to belonging, creating a community that enjoys the full and equitable participation of all disabled people.
DisCourse is a consulting and coaching group dedicated to helping businesses, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations craft comprehensive strategies of accessibility and inclusion. Through careful reviews of existing institutional missions and goals, instructional workshops, communication and marketing review, and systematic access planning, DisCourse helps multiple types of communities create standards of accessibility that move beyond ADA compliance. This work is informed by findings and experiences associated with DisArt and its public programming.
DisTopia is a podcast produced by DisArt which looks at disability from the inside out. This podcast’s central goal is to raise the voice, visibility, and value of the disability community through conversation and critical reflection. DisTopia operates as the primary educational portion of DisArt, and is meant to distribute and drive attention to curricular projects, teaching moments, and other DisArt happenings.