Disability and photography

I wanted to look at how disability is explored by photographers in different cultures and contexts.

The ADA image project

This project is a brainchild of disabled activist, attorney and photographer Mary Lou Mobley, and is advertised online as “A photographic celebration of the profound changes and personal connections made possible by the Americans with Disabilities Act.” It sets out to collect images that document changes brought about by the ADA. Continue reading “The ADA image project”

Palestinian war correspondents: Moamen Qreiqea and Osama Silwadi

A couple of inspirational photographers came to light whilst looking up disabled photographers. The first is Moamen Qreiqea, 25, a photographer who lost both his legs in an Israeli air strike in 2008 while taking pictures east of Gaza. Continue reading “Palestinian war correspondents: Moamen Qreiqea and Osama Silwadi”