Rosary Solimanto

Premiere DateDec 4, 2018
00:00 Introduction
00:39 Rosary Solimanto
02:11 Oranges American Pleasure Club
04:42 Current Shows
08:09 Mental
35:35 I am a Preexisting Condition
43:48 Eugenics
54:02 Fight The System Arre! Arre!
57:24 Outro
57:46 Finish

Activist artist Rosary Solimanto, explores oppression and societal stigmas living with multiple sclerosis evolving into her international artistic career. She approaches disABILITY identity, biology, healthcare and medicine from a humanitarian perspective. Solimanto graduated with her MFA from SUNY New Paltz in 2015 and since exhibited and performed across the US, Toronto, London, Greece, China and Spain, and featured in twelve international museums. Awards include Unlimit Fellowship from Art OMI; Kulakoff Award at SUNY Albany; and the Sojourner Truth Fellowship at SUNY New Paltz. She was a selected for the activist program, Emerge NYC at NYU and an artist residency at Art OMI, in Ghent, NY. Her artworks have been featured in Art in America Magazine and Hyperallergic, and political street performances in newspapers, radio and podcasts across the world.

Works are currently on show at: SUNY Albany, Rutgers University and Smack Mellon.

She currently lives and works in the New York’s Hudson Valley.

Additional Medical Resources: Open Payments Data and ProPublica

All images courtesy of the artist

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