My remarks at the opening of GIBNEY’s elevator

Hi! I’m Alice Sheppard. I’m a dancer and choreographer and disability activist. I wish I were here with you now, but I’m on tour. So, I filmed a couple of words. Alice climbing the stairs. Kevin Gotkin and Scott Shaw (Gibney: DTI) When you press the button, the doors will close and the [...]

By |2020-07-23T16:31:19-07:00July 23rd, 2020|Activism|

Call to Action! Mobilizing Citizen Editors to Create Wikipedia Pages for Disabled Artists

This week The New York Times published, I Dance Because I Can, a piece I wrote for their ongoing Disability Opinion series. I share in the piece what dancing feels like and why I make the artistic choices I make. In some ways, this was an opportunity to correct many of the assumptions that are made [...]

By |2019-04-17T15:21:58-07:00March 1st, 2019|Activism, Art, Disability, Feminism, News|