Museum of American Poetics Exhibits

Golden Bodies: The Poetics of Disability

This exhibit focuses on the images created by artists with disabilities, portray a bone truth personhood underlying false social norms.

 

  U.S. Freak Shows
History of Freak Shows
     
    Jennifer Bartlett
Jennifer Bartlett
 
Josh Blue
Josh Blue
   
    Randolph Bourne
Randolph Bourne's
"War Is the Health
of the State"
    Ray Charles
Ray Charles
 
       
Clark
John Lee Clark
   
    Peter Cook
Peter Cook
 
  Michael Davidson
Michael Davidson
   
      Leonard Davis: "Constructing Normalcy"/Disability Studies Reader
Leonard Davis: "Constructing Normalcy"
Disability Studies Reader
Amber DiPietra
Amber DiPietra
     
Larry Eigner
Larry Eigner
 
    Bob Flanagan: Pain Journal
Bob Flanagan: Pain Journal
Flying Words Project
Flying Words Project
   
  Lisa Gill
Lisa Gill
   
Rose Ann Goodman
Rose Ann Goodman
     
    Patrick Graybill
Patrick Graybill
 
  Mario Hernandez
Mario Hernandez
     
      Violet Juno
Violet Juno
  Helen Keller
Helen Keller
 
Kevin Kling
Kevin Kling
   
    Laurie Clements Lambeth
Laurie Clements Lambeth
 
  Dorothy Lange
Dorothy Lange
 
       
  Ella May Lentz
Ella May Lentz
 
     
      Neil Marcus
Neil Marcus
 
       
    Blind Willie McTell
Blind Willie McTell
 

Me and My Brother
     
      Dorothy Miles
Dorothy Miles
 
  Joseph Miles
Josephine Miles
   
        Frank Moore's Web of All Possibilities
Frank Moore's
Web of All Possibilities
Leroy Moore
Leroy Moore
 
    Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt
Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt
 
Susan Nussbaum
Susan Nussbaum
   
  Outsider Pages
Outsider Pages
     
    Robert Panara
Robert Panara
 
   
        Debbie A. Rennie
Debbie A. Rennie
    San Fransisco 504 Demonstration Photos
San Fransisco 504
Demonstration Photos
   
Cassie Simmons
Cassie Simmons
       
      Eddie Swayze
Eddie Swayze
  Miriam Lerner
The Heart of the Hydrogen Jukebox
Miriam Lerner & Don Feigel
     
       
Allen Ginsberg Project:
The Heart of the Hydrogen Jukebox
   
Titicut Follies
 

Titicut Follies (1967) by Frederick Wiseman
     
   
Rosemary Garland-Thompson
 
Clayton Valli
Clayton Valli
     
      Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder