Format: 17 x 17 cm
Print: 200 gram photo paper with softcover binding
For this volume I have chosen ten of my poem. All poems have in common a certain melancholic gloom, and sometimes ennui.
The title poem, "360°," was set to music in an English-language version as part of the Autism ArtSong concert at Central Washington University, featuring Henry Fernstrom on piano and baritone Tommy Marchant.
Ivonne discusses the inspiration behind her work, the unique perspective of autistic artists, and how she helps autistic youth process their emotions through art. What was the inspiration behind your "Broken City" series, and what do you hope the viewer takes away? Broken City refers to the destruction of humanity - through nuclear war or natural disasters.
2021 - Autism ArtSong Concert, Washington
From my illustrated poetry book "360°," to be published in 2021, the title poem "360°" was set to music in an English-language version as part of the Autism ArtSong concert at Central Washington University with Henry Fernstrom on piano and baritone Tommy Marchant:
Im Detail - der Autismuspodcast · 2022-01-11 Im Detail - zu Gast ist Frau Ivonne Fernández y González vom Verein "NeuroDivers e.V.", welcher sich für die Belange von Menschen im Autismus Spektrum einsetzt - vor allem im Kontext der Selbstbestimmtheit und des Selbstbewusstseins.
Those who are different are excluded, bullied or at best dragged down from above as mascots. An ideal team in reality seems to consist only of "Leonardos," people pretending to be Leonardo, people imitating Leonardo, and people obeying Leonardo...Read More →
The New York Times dropped all journalistic standards to publish a commercial for Applied Behavior Analysis without critical review of the facts-- like that it's not a therapy, it doesn't work, and it's abusive to autistic people. Read More →
Autistic people with average and above-average intelligence are up to 10 times more likely than neurotypical people to commit suicide, with the highest suicide rate demonstrated in autistic women with an additional diagnosis of ADHD (Hirvikoski et al., 2019). That makes me think.
Mirroring Masks Off to the outside world, you dare! Get out of the concrete box! Quickly put on the full body mask, no power for empathy. Throw yourself protected by the dead in the swirl.