Unique Exhibit Focuses on Voice, Vision of People with Disabilities

November 5, 2015 at 2:39 pm

Disability Services at the University of South Carolina Upstate will present “PhotoVoice,” a unique exhibit featuring the voice and vision of people with disabilities, 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 11 in the Sansbury Campus Life Center Ballroom.

PhotoVoice is a grassroots method often used by groups that have been socially excluded. The exhibitors will share their experiences through art, photography and creative writing.

Six USC Upstate student and three faculty/staff members will focus on the voice and vision of people with disabilities, the challenges they face, and their unique gifts. Students presenting in the exhibit include: David Austin, Christina Burgess, JoAnna Jones, Sarah Montgomery, Miranda Tollison and Meredith Tucker. Faculty and staff exhibitors include: John Montemayor, Tawana Scott and Scott Smith.

The exhibit is free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact Tawana Scott, program coordinator for Disability Services, at (864) 503-5199 or tscott@uscupstate.edu.