StimpunksStimpunk combines “stimming” + “punk” to evoke open and proud stimming, resistance to neurotypicalization, and the DIY culture of punk, disabled, and neurodivergent communities. Instead of hiding our stims, we… More Foundation and Vancerts hosted a Metal Health Fest at JNL Barbecue in Austin, TX on January 29th from 4:00 – 9:00PM. The theme of the event was bolstering mental health through the bodily survival knowledge of group stimSelf-stimulatory behavior, also known as stimming and self-stimulation, is the repetition of physical movements, sounds, or words, or the repetitive movement of objects Stimming – Wikipedia Autistic adults highlighted the importance of stimming as… More dancing.
It was a joyful face melting. Here are some photos from Corey Layne Photography.
Thank you, thank you, for capturing our event, Corey. Our communityWhat I have always been hoping to accomplish is the creation of community.Community is magic. Community is power. Community is resistance.Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century https://www.amazon.com/Disability-Visibility-First-Person-Stories-Twenty-First-ebook/dp/B082ZQBL98/ https://www.amazon.com/Disability-Visibility-Adapted-Young-Adults-ebook/dp/B08VFT4R9T/… More is so happy with these memories you’ve framedWhen we successfully reframe public discourse, we change the way the public sees the world. We change what counts as common sense. Because language activates frames, new language is required… More.
Depth and truth says it well.
And as we say around here, “design is tested at the edges”. Thanks for capturing us celebrating our truth at the edgesFor me this space of radical openness is a margin a profound edge. Locating oneself there is difficult yet necessary. It is not a “safe” place. One is always at… More.
All photos are used with permission from Corey Layne Photography.