This painting was created by Madeleine McAuley in response to navigating Natalie’s new spasms. Together, they call the spasms UFOs because they joke that it seems like an alien is taking over Natalie’s body. Madeleine said she knew exactly what Natalie needed… And painted a picture of UFOs laughing. And it made Natalie laugh so hard she was on the ground, this time laughing instead of spasming.
Analyzing the frictions and potentials between disability studies and animal studies in popular culture.