An inventor and prize winner presents a communication glove for deaf blind people during the Young Researchers competition (Jugend forscht) in Erfurt, central Germany, on Sunday, May 20, 2012. Students of three German universities developed a glove that sends and receives Lorm, a touch alphabet for deaf-blind people. The glove can also send text messages and turn incoming text messages into Lorm. The Young Researchers competition is the biggest competition in Germany for young talent in the fields of science, mathematics and technology. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)


Stephanie Burke was born in Nevada City, CA in 1984. She received her BA in Studio Art and Anthropology from Humboldt State University in 2007, and her MFA in Photography from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2009. Currently she makes work, teaches photography at Wilbur Wright College and Hyde Park Art Center, writes for Bad at Sports and works as Managing Editor for Art Talk Chicago and Chicago Art Magazine.When not making, teaching, looking at, or writing about art, she enjoys running around in the woods, drinking beer by bonfires, and target shooting.

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