The Critical Axis logo embraces imperfection with its slightly askew matrix. The upper right, and more aspirational quadrant is blocked off and colored outside the lines. The all caps, san serif Critical Axis word mark is disrupted by an exaggerated forward leaning line of the x that descends below the baseline of the text.


Isolation treats disabled life as a personal tragedy. Disabled people are expected to keep to ourselves, lest we become a burden upon others. This narrative claims isolation as an overriding component of a disabled life.

*Our definition of Isolating was informed by Jay Timothy Dolmage’s definition in ‘Disability Rhetoric’