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No Room for Outsiders at the Paris Outsider Art Fair, Part 1

Part 1 of No Room for Outsiders at the Paris Outsider Art Fair by Jill Vyn and Christopher Smit of DisArt by DIStopia

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ArtPrize 9, Episode 3

DIStopia co-hosts Jill and Chris visit Cultura Collective and chat with Stefanie Rosales, curator and Program Director for the Cook Arts Center, and local artist, Javier Torres. As you listen to these brief interviews, consider the relationship between disability and culture and how two artists, Reyna Garcia and Javier Torres, draws the viewer into conversations about their lived experience of disability.

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ArtPrize 9, Episode 2

In this episode of DIStopia’s ArtPrize 9 series, Chris and Jilly discuss whether or not you have to be in Grand Rapids to get value from the ArtPrize experience. Rennick, to consider ways that ArtPrize is working to make the festival more accessible to those of us choose not to head downtown for one reason or another.

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ArtPrize 9, Episode 1

In this first episode of DIStopia’s ArtPrize 9 series, DisArt co-directors Chris Smit and Jill Vyn offer reflections of the independent films It Ain’t Over and Dina (pronounced “Deena”) from Wednesday evening’s ArtPrize on-screen event that was held at the Ladies Literary Club.

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The Death of Jerry Lewis

DIStopia cohosts Jill Vyn and Christopher Smit explore the complicated reactions to the recent death of Telethon Maven, Jerry Lewis. Guests include Smit’s mother, former board of directors for the Chicagoland Chapter of the MDA and co-founder of Jerry’s Orphans, activist Mike Ervin.

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Introduction

Host Christopher Smit introduces DIStopia, a podcast by and for disabled people. Always real, never stereotypical or sugarcoated.

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