/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/logo_saa_wtag.svg 0 0 SAA Webmaster /wp-content/uploads/2022/05/logo_saa_wtag.svg SAA Webmaster2021-05-28 00:00:002021-05-28 00:00:00Personal Essay on being a Disabled Artist
Personal Essay on being a Disabled Artist
Written by John Loeppky
Read John Loeppky's Op-ed as he shares his personal story and experience with being a disabled artist in Saskatchewan. “To this day, none of the major arts funders in this province acknowledge disability as a culture, despite disabled people accounting for approximately 20% of the population. I was being told over and over that disability culture’s contributions mattered, but only if they were free, only if we checked a box, only if the work of my community was there to fill some arbitrary criteria.“
TW: Suicidal thoughts, anxiety, depression. Read the full article here.