Disabilities yield Creative Discovery in Two Artists

Two tales of disabled artists who push through their disabilities and, in the process, discover new self-expression and public recognition.

Marwencol is a 1/6th scale town set in World War II, as created by Mark Hogancamp. After suffering brain damage as the result of an assault, Mark finds that he has lost his memory as well as his ability to draw. He creates new memories and exercises his fragile motor skills by bring life to the characters of Marwencol and photographing them with vivid realism.

 

| Artists Wanted | In Focus : Pete Eckert from Artists Wanted on Vimeo.

Pete Eckert was trained in sculpture and industrial design, but when a genetic condition led him to be permanently blind, he uncovered photography as a way to convey audio-driven visual representations.

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