Véro Leduc Deaf and Disability Arts Practices in Canada

Date(s): Oct 3rd 2019

Location:

Pavillon Athanase-David de l’UQÀM, Room DR-200

Event

Véro Leduc,  UQAM, Service de l’audiovisuel. Photo : Émilie Tournevache, 2017

As part of the project Interrogating Access: Resources for Artists and Organisations

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Who are the Deaf and/or disabled artists in Canada? How Deaf and disability arts practices are recognized, supported and distributed in the general arts sector? What actions can arts and culture spheres undertake in order to foster cultural accessibility?

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Véro Leduc,  UQAM, Service de l’audiovisuel. Photo : Émilie Tournevache, 2017

Véro Leduc is an artist and engaged scholar as well as a professor in Communication Studies at Université du Québec à Montréal. First Deaf university professor in Quebec, she teaches in the program of cultural action, which trains professionals capable of designing cultural actions and promoting democratization of culture as well as cultural democracy. Associate researcher at Ageing + Communication + Technologies, Testimonial Cultures, Groupe de recherche sur la médiation culturelle, Participatory Media Cluster and Critical Disability Studies Working Group, her projects and practices are anchored in research-creation as well as critical, feminist, queer, intersectional, crip and Deaf perspectives. Working in collaboration with various community organizations and cultural institutions, her current research focuses on Deaf and Disability Arts Practices in Canada, Deaf music, and cultural accessibility.

A transcription of the presentation is available in PDF-A

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