Syns det nu?

”But you know, when it comes to autism people never talk about ’a little’ or ’a lot’ as they mean what difficulties you may have, but how much THEY can tell that you’re autistic. Like, how disturbing you are, right?” Every time I draw, I'm autistic. Every time I do anything, or don’t, I'm autistic. We get functioning labels. Diagnostic criteria. A diagnosis on the autistic spectrum is only defined by medical terms and also only describes how the autistic person differs from the rest of society from a neurotypical point of view. It ignores the reality of the autistic’s experience. Identifying as autistic is politically meaningful to me. But I lack autistic culture. I need the communal act of forming safe, separatist spaces for ourselves. This work aims to artistically portray autistic adulthood from an autistic point of view.

Syns det nu?

”But you know, when it comes to autism people never talk about ’a little’ or ’a lot’ as they mean what difficulties you may have, but how much THEY can tell that you’re autistic. Like, how disturbing you are, right?” Every time I draw, I'm autistic. Every time I do anything, or don’t, I'm autistic. We get functioning labels. Diagnostic criteria. A diagnosis on the autistic spectrum is only defined by medical terms and also only describes how the autistic person differs from the rest of society from a neurotypical point of view. It ignores the reality of the autistic’s experience. Identifying as autistic is politically meaningful to me. But I lack autistic culture. I need the communal act of forming safe, separatist spaces for ourselves. This work aims to artistically portray autistic adulthood from an autistic point of view.