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  • Aug
    03
    2010

    Health Care / Self Care

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    Untitled, Kaleigh Trace

    Kaleigh Trace

    Addressing her visible physical disability, Kaleigh answers the question “what is wrong with you” to prove that there is nothing wrong with her. After sharing her story she asks the audience to consider the ways in which the world is inaccessible to many and imagine how we can make it more accessible.

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    Art rhymes with…, Tanya Davis

    Tanya Davis

    Opening and closing her lectures with poems Tanya discusses the ways in which the art world and music industry work against artist’s health and normalize high stress levels. She appeals to art communities to support their member in healthy ways.

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    Addiction Affliction, or Why I hate 12-step Programs, Kaley Kennedy

    Kaley Kennedy

    Kaley speaks about coming from a family of addicts. She describes her mother’s addiction and recent journey to recovery. Kaley takes issue with some of the aspects of 12 step programs arguing that addiction is not a personal affliction but a social problem that should be openly addressed.

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    Ode to My Erstwhile Gland, Cat Abreu

    Cat Abreu

    In this lecture Cat discusses thyroids, why they are so cool, and why she no longer has one. Sharing her experience of thyroid cancer Cat emphasizes that we know our bodies better than any doctor and that we need to start talking about cancer in new ways.

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