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Sarah Heussaff

Canada - Quebec

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Image 1: Sarah Heussaff, a white neurodivergent woman, is standing in front of the camera in a black and white photo. She has long hair worn on one shoulder side; she is wearing black shirt and jacket. She has her arms crossed on her chest and she is directly looking at the camera lens.

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Sarah Heussaff is a neurodiverse doctoral student based in Montréal, Québec, Canada (UQAM). She is a master’s graduate in Exhibition Arts and Professions (curating programm- MAE) from the Department of Art History from Rennes 2 University in France. Her current thesis in communication departement, is based on disabled activists’ and Disability Arts/crip's movements and accessible curating. She is currently a coordinator of academic researchs about disability and deaf arts practices and a course assistant. In 2017, she was curator of the Autonomous Spaces exposition which introduced visual practices of the emancipated disability arts in France. She has participated in many seminars, conferences and publications in France, Canada and Chili.

Areas of Interest:

  • Performing Arts
  • Visual Arts
  • Community Arts
  • Curatorial Arts
  • Photography / Film
  • Installation / Sculpture

Roles:

  • Trained professional service provider or consultant
  • Community member
  • Researcher

Expertise:

  • Consulting
  • Dysortographia
  • Dysgraphia
  • Dyspraxia
  • ADHD

Identifies with:

  • Neurodiverse
  • Feminist
  • Francophone