International Day of People with Disabilities
In celebration of International Day of People with Disabilities
Heidi Latsky Dance presents ON DISPLAY GLOBAL
On December 3, during the annual celebration of people with disabilities, the 2020 theme ‘Not all Disabilities are Visible’ also focuses on spreading awareness and understanding of disabilities that are not immediately apparent, such as mental illness, chronic pain or fatigue, sight or hearing impairments, diabetes, brain injuries, neurological disorders, learning differences and cognitive dysfunctions, among others. Learn more…
NY Times Article about HLD On Display: To See and Be Seen: These Dancers Make Disability Visible
ON DISPLAY GLOBAL is HLD’s annual, worldwide initiative that honors the United Nations’ International Day of Person with Disabilities, on December third, through local, community-led sculpture courts. It began in 2015 with two sites, New York, NY and Hobart, Australia and has since developed into a thriving and growing network of artists, ambassadors, and participants.
Notable locations include NYU Tisch School for the Arts, the United Nations, the Whitney Museum of American Modern Art in NYC, National Portrait Gallery in DC, Shanghai Himalayas Museum in Shanghai, the Widener Library at Harvard University in Boston, and the Oil Tank Cultural Park in Seoul.