Madelyn Covey interviewed Nick Pagan for the Disability Visibility Project™ at StoryCorps San Francisco on September 2, 2014. In this clip, Nick talks about being an artist with developmental disabilities at Creative Growth in Oakland, CA. Nick talks about his artistic inspirations including serial killers, death metal, comic books, and horror films. Nick talks about being in a coma as a child and losing his long term memory, his love of video games, and his artistic works.
For a full transcript of the interview visit: https://disabilityvisibilityproject.wordpress.com/?p=188790&preview=true
Credits: Produced for the Disability Visibility Project™ by Yosmay del Mazo and Alice Wong with interviews recorded by StoryCorps, a national nonprofit whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the story of our lives. For more: www.storycorps.org and www.disabilityvisibilityproject.com
Music Credits: ( “On My Way” by Gino and the Goons and “Neon Jesus Wins the World Cup” by Electric Mirrors. All songs are licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License)
Image Description: A photo featuring Madelyn Covey and Nick Pagan was taken on September 2, 2014: close up portrait of a woman on the left and a man on the right, both smiling and facing the camera. The woman on the left has short brown hair with a streak of orange hair framing her face. Madelyn appears to be white and is wearing a thin gold necklace, yellow shirt and orange overshirt. She has plug earrings and two small freckles to the right of her mouth. The man on the right is significantly taller, has long dark brown hair and brown eyes. Nick appears to be white and is wearing rectangular dark framed glasses and has a slim moustache and beard. The visible part of his black T-shirt says STOP in bold yellow letters in front of the image of a whisp of smoke.
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