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VIVA De’VIA Weekend Videos

Screen shot 2015-01-02 at 11.31.13 AMMay our new year of 2015 be filled with creativity and courage as we challenge the 2nd wave of Oralism with the 2nd wave of De’VIA and ARTivism.

Here are videos of some of the events during the VIVA De’VIA weekend (Nov 7-9, 2014) honoring the 25th Anniversary of Deaf View/Image Art.

Panel of De’VIA Artists – Nov 7, 2014 David Call, Ellen Mansfield, Nancy Rourke, Ann Silver, and Jim Van Manen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-FBrHRB9Qg

Panel of De’VIA Artists – Nov 8, 2104 David Ennis, Randy Pituk, Tony McGregor, Alex Wilhite, and Jenny Witteborg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5Mh-MhPS7E

Part 1 – Chains of Remembrance Tribute to creators of artistic and literary works about the Deaf Experience – Betty G. Miller – honored by Nancy Rourke, Chuck Baird – honored by Patti Durr, Judy Lai-Yok Ho – honored by Ellen Mansfield, Harry Williams – honored by David Call were remembered. As with Arnaud Balard’s Surdism – we extended De’VIA to honor other creators that expressed the Deaf experience in their work such as ASL Poets, Clayton Valli – honored by Randy Pituk and Dorothy Miles – honored by Paddy Ladd. See Part 2 for tributes to other creators and some new original works. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hK5mgWGmbfs

Part 2 – Chains of Remembrance Tribute to creators of artistic and literary works about the Deaf Experience – Robert Panara honored by Joan Naturale, Nathie Marbury honored by Leah Murray, Gil Eastman honored by JMatt Searls, Phyllis Frelich honored by Pat Graybill, and George Veditz honored by Karen Christie. Live performances by Alona Zfati, Idy Fass, Hinda Kasher, and Christine Parrotte. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEUv6V8rreQ

Actors portraying deceased Deaf artists who made De’VIA works at the 3rd Deaf-mute Banquet – go to: https://handeyes.wordpress.com/2014/11/19/deaf-artists-characters-from-the-3rd-deaf-mute-banquet-honoring-the-25th-anniversary-of-devia/

Note: Arnaud Balard’s presentation on Surdism will be edited and uploaded soon.


Dr. Paddy Ladd presenting on Deafhood Pedagogies – Nov 9, 2014