Past Events

Process and Presence International Conference

Process and Presence: Lecture & Fundraiser

Enlivened City: How Disability Arts and Culture Can Inform the Livable Cities Movement

Aimi Hamraie, Vanderbilt University

October 2018

Aimi Hamraie, assistant professor of Medicine, Health, and Society and American Studies, and director of the Mapping Access Project at Vanderbilt University, talks about a new urban development projects and how, while understood as serving the common good, are also transforming the fabric of cities, introducing new obstacles and barriers to accessibility and ultimately framing some bodies as undesirable urban citizens.

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Untitled by Lisa Bufano

Process and Presence: Contemporary Disability Sculpture Exhibition

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Friday, September 14, 2018 - Sunday, January 6, 2019

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
1000 E Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Through the finest examples of three-dimensional practice (sculpture, ceramics, performance, installation, and video art), this exhibition emphasizes the relationship between disability and the fundamental human experiences of change and embodiment. Organized jointly by DisArt and Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

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Process and Presence: Fashion Show

Process and Presence: Fashion Show

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Part celebration and part critique, this not be your typical runway show. Instead, this evening of fashion, artists, and Disabled models will collectively speak to the placement/displacement of the disabled body within the fashion world.

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