Stephen Lapthisophon is a multimedia artist and writer whose work addresses questions of language, history and cultural memory. Legally blind since 1994, his practice has grown to explore the qualities of sensory perception and conceptual concerns in the broad range of media he incorporates. Solo exhibitions include With Reasonable Accommodation at Gallery 400 in Chicago (2002) and Defense d'Afficher at TBA Exhibition Space (2000), also in Chicago. His work has also been seen at Artists Space in New York, the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Lapthisophon’s most rec..Recent projects include exhibitions in Berlin at Zagreus Projekt and in Barcelona at El Escaparate.
His work is incredibly diverse and addresses issues of place, identity, and history through acts of the hand including drawing, writing and preparing food.