Sunaura Taylor is an artist, writer, activist, academic and mother. She is author of Beasts of Burden: Animal and Disability Liberation (The New Press, 2017), which received the 2018 American Book Award. Along with academic journals, Taylor has written for a range of popular media outlets. Her artworks have been exhibited widely both nationally and internationally. Among other awards, she has received a Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant, two Wynn Newhouse Awards, and an Animals and Culture Grant. She is currently working on a second book, Disabled Ecologies: Living With Impaired Landscapes. Taylor is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Society and Environment, in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at the University of California, Berkeley.
Art + Disability Mini-Symposium in support of the exhibition, Crip Ecologies: Vulnerable Bodies in a Toxic Landscape curated by Amanda Cachia. This Mini-Symposium is presented by the Art Gallery of Windsor; Tangled Art + Disability; Health Equity and Social Inclusion Interdisciplinary Research Group and the Disability Studies Program, School of Social Work, University of Windsor; School of Disability Studies at X University.
ASL interpretation and automatic closed-captions will be available during the panel.