Scheduled for July 19-20 on-line, the primary Incapacity Futures Digital Pageant will rejoice and honor the work of the Incapacity Futures Fellows and their collaborators by performances, conversations, and a digital dance social gathering.
Produced by the Ford Basis in partnership with The Andrew W. Mellon Basis and United States Artists, the Digital Pageant will function two days of artwork and concepts from a few of at this time’s main disabled artists, writers, performers, and designers.
Together with shows by choreographer Alice Sheppard, filmmaker Jim LeBrecht (Crip Camp), Ford Basis President Darren Walker, and incapacity activist Rebecca Cokley, the pageant will spotlight the variety and impression of the incapacity group.
“We’re fairly enthusiastic about Jen Deerinwater’s contribution,” stated Emma Frohardt, account coordinator for Cultural Counsel. “Although Jen is finest often called a author and photographer, the 2 spirit citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma can also be a classically skilled opera singer. For Incapacity Futures, Jen invited Indigenous disabled artists Marcy Angeles and Tony Enos to create ‘Others Like Me,’ a genre-mixing track. Responding to an absence of digital entry amongst Indigenous communities, the track and accompanying video will likely be distributed through CD. This track and distribution technique would be the topic of a dialog round entry, group, inclusivity – as heard by a singular piece of music.”
Deerinwater, Angeles and Enos may even maintain a dialog on July 20 at 1 p.m. CDT, as a part of the “A Extra Inclusive Neighborhood: The Energy And Presence Of Indigenous Disabled Tales” panel.
The digital pageant is open to the general public, however free registration is required. For data and to register, go to: