Chun-Shan (Sandie) Yi

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Chun-Shan (Sandie) Yi was born and raised in Taiwan. Yi received a MFA degree from the University of California, Berkeley and a MA degree in art therapy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is a disabled artist whose work focuses on wearable art made for and with disabled bodies; her art explores intimacy, desire and sexuality of the disabled bodymind. Currently, Yi is a Ph.D. candidate in Disability Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her research interests include Disability Arts and Culture; disability fashion; accessibility design and programming for arts and cultural venues; and social justice based art therapy.

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