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Neurodiversity in Relation

A collaborative artistic/movement practice with Adam Wolfond

 
 
It is the act of creation that becomes the oeuvre, the work in progress, like life itself. It is in the act that the poetic will be revived
— Lygia Clark

Estée Klar and Adam Wolfond are mother and son, artists and founders of The A Collective in Toronto, which is collective for neurodiverse, relational-artistic creation and collaboration.

Adam Wolfond is a non-speaking, self- ascribed “man of autism” who types and moves to communicate. He is collaborating with Estée on this PhD dissertation and beyond. PhD: Neurodiversity in Relation: an artistic intraethnography.

Photo: Adam’s hand. “I am able to scatter/the way of the hand that likes/to see and I bring/the water to lucky life” - poem excerpt from Adam’s I Am Able To Scatter.