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Image 1: A photo of actress and wheelchair user Shannon Devido in a New York Park, smiling at the actress, Jennifer Suter, who is on one knee, holding out a lollipop.
The photo is from the short film, Nance + Sydney by director Dominick Evans and writer, Ashtyn Law.
Image 2: The photo shows actress and comedian Maysoon Zayid, a Palestinian American actress with Cerebral Palsy. She is smiling and standing outside the exterior for what looks like a hospital. Above her head, it says, “General Hospital.”
Credit goes to Maysoon Zayid.
Image 3: A screenshot of actress, Eileen Grubba, on the television show Game of Silence. Eileen is an actress who spoke about her experience with spinal cord injury and cancer.
In the photo, Eileen’s character Alice Anne is speaking with Bre Blair’s character, Jessie. It’s a close-up photo, although they appear to be indoors, possibly with some bright colorful lights behind them.
Image credit goes to Eileen Grubba.
Image 4: A photo of sound engineer Jim LeBrecht working at his sound workstation.
Photo credit goes to James LeBrecht.
Image 5: An image of a performance piece called MAHAWAY with Alison Cook Beatty Dance. It features a variety of bodies, including disabled people, some ambulatory and at least one motorized wheelchair user (Alejandra Ospina) and one manual wheelchair user. Others in the photo include Kitty Lunn and several others of whom are guest performers from Infinity Dance Theater.
The dancers are mostly wearing black, although some have animal looking prints. Those wearing black are wearing black masks over their eyes, in those wearing animal prints are wearing animal looking masks over their eyes. The wheelchair users are on the outside, and everyone is leaning inward, some with their hands reaching out. Some are upside down, and as you get into the center you see those dressed more like animals (like a cheetah or leopard). Everything any image seems to be pointing towards the center.
This was performed on June 28-29, 2019 at the Riverside Church.
Credit goes to Paul B. Goode.