The Life of a Wheelchair
Sometimes I wonder about the life of my wheelchair. It’s been living with me for over four months now, and in that time we’ve gone through a lot. From crashing…
Ophira is a vocalist and artistic creator living in the centre of the universe, otherwise known as Toronto. After watching her first musical at age 3, she decided that she wanted a career in the arts, and hasn't looked back since. She studied opera performance at UBC before chronic illness decided to interrupt her degree, leading her to develop a great relationship with Netflix and her bed. A few years, several diagnoses and a couple of surgeries later, Ophira is back to her old tricks with a special passion for exploring concepts of illness and disability through art.
This campaign is me, fighting for my life and the lives of those around me, the best way that I know how. I can’t physically take to the streets and I’m too tired to yell.
All I can do is offer a glimpse of my world. All I have is what I am. Here. Not always upright, but still standing.