"It’s unfortunate that it falls on marginalized communities to speak up about our experiences to promote change, but I do believe that’s key to inspiring adaptations in how our society functions to include us in the ways we need and deserve.”
T. Sydney Bergeron Mikus is an award-winning cultural worker based in New York City and Central Pennsylvania.
They create work driven by healing activism, art and narrative as tools for change, and self-care as disruption.
They are also an inaugural member of the disability council at The Wing, advising on events, new spaces, and other accessibility topics.
Sydney is a queer, nonbinary femme living with chronic illnesses that cause intersystem disabilities.