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Deaf View/Image Art, also known as De’VIA, is art that examines and expresses the Deaf Experience from a cultural, linguistic, and intersectional point of view.

The 4 Elements of De’VIA:

De   Deaf & Deaf-Blind Expression of Affirmation, Resistance, and Liberation

V      View of how Deaf & Deaf-Blind experience the world

I       Images/Motifs/Symbols of the Deaf Experience

A      Art, Activism, Aesthetics, and Authentic Expressions of the Deaf Experience

Youth De'VIA Competition

2023 Youth De'VIA 1st Place Winners

2022-23 Youth De'VIA Competition was hosted by Kansas School for the Deaf and the Museum of Deaf History, Arts and Culture.

Diverse young Deaf artists from seventeen schools across the United States submitted a total 940 pieces of artwork!  They expressed their Deaf experience, language, history, arts and culture in their artworks.

Congratulations to all of the winners.  Each of them received a certificate of recognition and a gift.

Click on the link below for more information about the competition coordinated by the Kansas School for the Deaf.

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