Crip Ecologies: Vulnerable Bodies in a Toxic Landscape

Installation photograph for Crip Ecologies: Vulnerable Bodies in a Toxic Landscape. Photograph taken by Frank Piccolo, GXZ Design Inc.
  1. Alex Dolores Salerno artist statement, shared with author via email, May 10, 2020
  2. Call for Papers, George Washington University’s biennial Composing Disability conference in 2016 entitled “Crip Ecologies” & Call for Papers, “Crip Ecologies, Reimagined,” chaired by Louise Hickman and Lisa Johnson for the American Studies Association annual conference in 2019.
  3. Disability studies and the environmental humanities: toward an eco-crip theory, edited by Sarah Jaquette Ray and Jay Sibara, foreword by Stacy Alaimo, Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press, 2017
  4. Ibid.
  5. Sunaura Taylor, “What Would Health Security Look Like?” Boston Review, May 28, 2020, Accessed July 24, 2020
  6. Ibid.
  7. Ibid.
  8. Joseph Grigely, “Cripping the World” email to his SAIC students in March 2020, shared by Katherine Sherwood with permission on her Facebook wall.
  9. Ezra Benus quoted in Zachary Small’s article, “For Chronically Ill Artists, Coronavirus Is the Worst-Case Scenario,” ARTnews, March 13, 2020, Accessed July 25, 2020
  10. Dodie Bellamy, When the Sick Rule the World, Cambridge, MA: Semiotext(e), MIT Press, 2015.
  11. One iteration of a When the Sick Rule the World exhibition was hosted by Gebert Stiftung für Kultur in Switzerland in 2019, curated by Fanny Hauser and Viktor Neumann. Another relevant exhibition of note is Sick Time, Sleepy Time, Crip Time: Against Capitalism’s Temporal Bullying by disabled curator Taraneh Fazeli and held at Redbull Arts Detroit in Michigan.
  12. Abi Palmer, Sanatorium, London, England: Penned in the Margins, 2020
  13. Feminist Health Care Research Group, “Practices of Radical Health Care: Materials of the Health Movement of the seventies and eighties,” self-published by the Feminist Health Care Research Group , Berlin, 2019.



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