Other-Worlding: Artist Talk by Emilie L. Gossiaux, in Conversation with Georgina Kleege (Virtual)

The Center for Disability Studies and Grey Art Gallery at NYU invite you to join
Emilie L. Gossiaux for a virtual artist talk in advance of her debut museum solo exhibition, Other-Worlding, at the Queens Museum in New York City. Gossiaux will be in conversation with Georgina Kleege, author of More than Meets the Eye: What Blindness Brings to Art. Gossiaux and Kleege will preview Gossiaux’s exhibit, discuss her artistic practice, and consider the ways a disabled artist’s experience can inform how museums provide access. Register here.

Emilie L. Gossiaux is a multidisciplinary artist whose works center disability pride through her investigations of the complex relationships between humans and animals in the Anthropocene, or the human-impacted world. Gossiaux’s work fosters imagination, liberation, and pleasure in opposition to the Anthropocene’s exploitative systems of capitalism and ableism. For her first museum solo exhibition, Gossiaux will create a large-scale sculptural installation that both expands upon her deep and sincere relationship with her guide dog, London, and celebrates the white cane as a symbol of freedom.

Georgina Kleege is Professor Emeritus of English at UC Berkeley. She now lives in New York City. Her recent books include: Sight UnseenBlind Rage: Letters to Helen Keller, and More than Meets the Eye: What Blindness Brings to Art.

Co-sponsored by Proclaiming Disability Arts.

Visitor Access and Registration

Event is free and open to the public. Register here.

ASL and live captions will be provided.

If you require captioning and ASL simultaneously, we recommend using a laptop or desktop computer, and not a tablet or smartphone.

Please email accessibility needs as they relate to this event to msf440@nyu.edu.

Starts 9/22/23 4:00 pm
Ends 9/22/23 5:30 pm
Participants Emilie L. Gossiaux and Georgina Kleege
Location Zoom
Cost Free of charge


Program Types: Artist Talk Discussion