Youree Kim (they/them) is an interdisciplinary disability artist, activist, and researcher based in Chicago. Youree’s works seek to navigate the complicated realities of how disabilities are produced, perceived, and represented in the face of critical sociopolitical issues. Their process involves intricate research on disability history, representation, and narratives, and conversations with various entities and collaborators. They have Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a Master's degree in public policy and human rights at Adler University. Their writings were shared at Truthout, AK Press, Riksha magazine, Spork!, and more.
A black and white image shows a group of people holding balloons before releasing them to the sky. The bottom text reads, “At Truman College. During a vigil for victims of police violence. July 12th, 2016.”