Neurotpical (Noun): A person with no autistic traits. Social signifiers, determining how we interact with others, constantly rule our lives. When dampened or lost all together, the ability to communicate is compromised. Those on the autistic spectrum will often generate coping strategies to deal with a world into which they do not conform. Darkness can be a healer as hypersensitivity is quelled and isolation form social situations calms an over stimulated mind. 'Neurotypicals' juxtaposes everyday experiences of the socially proficient and the socially anxious. Displaced in the darkness, the feelings of those without autistic traits are mirrored by those on the spectrum when placed in social situations. The work highlights the transient parallels between neurological ability and disability, looking in upon the neurotypical as they come to terms with an alternative way of interpreting the world.
Meg Beaumont • Max Bwire • Adam Byra • Maria Falconer • Davy Jones • Inès Lion • Sunsun Liu • Tom Marsh • Mariah Skellorn • Wilf Speller • Sarah Tehan • Louise Wiklund • Alia Zapparova • Umit Zeytincioglu •