Veronique West (she/they) is a non-binary artist, arts worker, and disability advocate of Polish descent, based on stolen Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh territories. Their practice draws from their lived experience of neurodivergence, madness, and chronic illness. As an artist, their projects explore how disability can reshape understandings of self, kin, and community. They have collaborated across various mediums, including performance, sound art, web-based art, and virtual reality. As an advocate, Veronique contributes to disability-led consultation, education, community organizing, and peer support initiatives.
Image Description: Veronique, a white non-binary neurodivergent person, looks into the camera and smiles a little. Veronique has short, wavy brownish-blonde hair and wears a comfy crewneck sweater.