Estee Klar-Wolfond

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About me

Gender FEMALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Writer/Curator/TAAProject Founder and Graduate Student, Critical Disability Studies, York U
Location Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Introduction Writer/Curator/Founder of The Autism Acceptance Project. Contributing Author to Between Interruptions: Thirty Women Tell the Truth About Motherhood, and Concepts of Normality by Wendy Lawson, and soon to be published Gravity Pulls You In. Writing my own book. Lecturer on autism and the media and parenting. Current graduate student Critical Disability Studies and most importantly, mother of Adam -- a new and emerging writer.
Interests Autism, art, reading, writing, yoga, classical and jazz music, singing, salsa dancing, martinis, philosophy, literature, almost all things Japanese, people who are interesting, like to talk books, and like to debate, and anyone who knows how to cook. Fascinated with people who take physical risks.
Favorite Movies films about art and artists, foreign films, Henry and June, Madam Bovary, Immortal Beloved, Picasso, Naked Lunch, The English Patient, Hotel Rwanda, Munich...
Favorite Music Sting, Jann Arden, Amanda Marshall, B B King, Holy Cole, Diana Krall, Nina Simone, Nora Jones, Samuel Barber's Adaggio for Strings, Choral Music, Mozart's Requiem, Holy Cole's version of My Baby Just Cares for Me and Jersey Girl, Patti La Belle's Voulez Vous Couches Avec Moi, The Police, U2, Peter Gabriel, Tori Amos, Kate Bush...
Favorite Books Unbearable Lightness of Being is a constant favourite, Virginia Woolf: A Room of One's Own, Naomi Wolf: The Treehouse, Paul Collins: Not Even Wrong, Dawn Prince Hughes: Songs of a Gorilla Nation, Donna Williams: Nobody Nowhere, Somebody Somehere, Jeanette Winterson, Umberto Eco's essays, Jane Jacobs, Jean Paul Sartre's Existentialism, Anaiis Nin's Diaries, The Red Tent, Strindberg's Plays, Ionesco's Plays.