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Neurodiversity in Relation

An artistic intraethnography with Adam Wolfond and The A Collective

 

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October 3
Exhibition S/Pace: a film installation, screening and poetry/stick installation.
Critical Distance, Toronto
6:00 - 9:00 pm [poetry reading by Adam at 7:00 pm]

Adam's Poem, Tall Ideas, to be featured on the website poets.org this October, 2019. Stay tuned!

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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.