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Artist Miguel Colon on community and learning to see himself

Clip: 06/13/2019 | 3m 10s | Video has closed captioning.

New York artist Miguel Colon suffered for years before finally receiving a diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder, bipolar type, during a hospitalization. In the psychiatric ward, he did a lot of drawing, working on a graphic novel and realizing the “life-affirming” nature of creativity and how it brought other people to him. Colon offers his brief but spectacular take on learning to see himself.

Aired: 06/13/19

Rating: NR

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