American Able by Holly Norris

I found this series of images after doing research for a club co-facilitate on campus. This week we are talking about compulsory able-bodiedness in society. Throughout the photographic world we see people who disabled or handicap depicted as “freaks” –dehumanized. Holly Norris (who is a young, amateur photographer) captures her model in a way that plays off of American Apparel advertisements to emphasize the person in the image, rather than the disability.

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