Deaf Stress Factor: Hearing Ignorance

Sat 27 October 2018, 6pm (program beginns 7pm)

aquarium (Südblock), Skalitzer Str. 6, Berlin-Kreuzberg, U-Kottbusser Tor

In German Sign Language (DGS) translated into spoken German.

The event focuses on audism. Audism refers to decades of discrimination of Deaf People. Hearing and speaking are define what is seen as normal. Deaf people are seen as having a defecit, and sign language is devalued. Are hearing poeple so self-assured that they ignore audism? When do conflicts start? How does the Deaf Community relate to queer-feminsim? And to racism?

We are engaging with conflicts within and beyond the Deaf Community. This involves reflection on the Klirrrrr festival and to Caring for Conflict.

We: Xenia Dürr, Silvia Gegenfurtner, Simone Lönne, Melanie Loy.

Facilitated by Gender/Queer e.V. as part of Caring for Conflict – a collaboration between the Institute for Queer Theory und District Berlin. Part of the series When does it Become Violence.

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