E.T. RUSSIAN is a multi-sensory artist based in the Pacific Northwest and has been making zines, comics, video and installation art about disability, queerness, and life, since the mid-90s. Russian’s graphic journalism is currently in the international traveling exhibition “Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well Drawn”. Russian has exhibited internationally and across the United States and has a forthcoming video comic installation that opens December 2019 at the Hedreen Gallery in Seattle/Coast Salish Territory. Russian is the author of The Ring of Fire Anthology and has been published in a number of books and periodicals including Disability in American Life: An Encyclopedia of Concepts, Politics, and Controversies, PEN Magazine, The Stranger, The Seattle Weekly, Real Change, When Language Runs Dry, The Graphic Medicine Manifesto and Gay Genius. Russian is a featured artist with California collective Sins Invalid, dance company Light Motion, and is Co-Director of the documentary Third Antenna. Russian has received support from Art Matters, Seattle Office of Art & Culture, Jack Straw Foundation and the University of Washington. Russian is a documentarian at heart and believes storytelling is a powerful tool for all people.