Articles tagged with: H’Art of Ottawa
After four years at a school for writers, actors, musicians, visual artists and dancers, I like to think that I know a thing or two about the creation of art. I have seen, firsthand, optimism and frustration, ideas discarded and re-adopted and the brilliance of unexpected inspiration. I’ve experienced them too. But as I step up to the door of H’Art of Ottawa, I’m convinced I do not know art quite the way it exists here.
Nothing in our culture is viewed with greater disingenuousness than disability. Religions, politics and even sexualities are encouraged to explore their own realms and to make contributions to life; we fight for their right to exist and practice even if they are outsiders to us. Disability is different.