blackbirdonline journalSpring 2014  Vol. 13  No. 1


The Prosthetics of Joy was made possible thanks to the support of the students, faculty and staff at the University of Alabama, especially Lauren Lake, John Fields, Stacey Holloway, Doug Boulos, Gary Chapman, and Sir Jared Ragland. Plus Rob Clifton, Matt Apker, Lucy Allen, John V., Jacob, and Mermer.

Assistant Direction and general life-saving techniques by John Orth.

Live musical ingenuity by Armand Margjeka.

Research Assistance by Jacob Ferrandi.

Technical Consultation by David “Scout” McQueen.

Original photo by Siobhan O’Brien for Cynthia Wolberger (by way of Lisa¬†Ferrandi).

Reenactment photo by Jared Ragland.

Video work by Ryan Meyer, Daniel Twieg, Matthew Henton, Angel Hernandez.

Music on video by Kevin Peek.

Additional support provided by Keil Troisi. And Santo.

Sponsored in part by the John S. Jemison Fund, College of Arts & Sciences & the Department of Art & Art History at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Special thanks to M.A. Keller, Mary Selph, Joe Woods, Mary Flinn and the folks at Blackbird.  

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