[Art_beyond_sight_educators] photography, history, John Bramblitt, beadwork
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fnugg at online.no
Wed Feb 18 16:14:46 UTC 2009
/The New York Times/ Paints a Portrait of Blind Denton Artist John Bramblitt
Synesthesia: Art of the Senses
Seeing the cracks
The lineage on her father's side was the Spokane Indian Tribe. Her dad,
Marvin Brown, was a road construction worker, who despite being color
blind, was a well-known bead artist.
art based on art based on art ...
Review: Ballet Memphis' Abundance is maginificent, ethereal
Jane Hope Rehm’s ethereal dance based on an exhibit of touchable
sculptures for the blind is a magnificent concept that should be kept in
the repertoire, though slightly modified. A glowing, veil-like shroud
hangs in the middle of the stage and three pairs of dancers interact
The gift to say thank you for being saved from treason
It was only thanks to the intervention of West, a particular favourite
of George III who personally raised the matter with the king, that he
was released after eight months in prison and deported back to America.
Three years after the end of hostilities, Trumbull, who was blind in one
eye, would return to complete his apprenticeship.
In 1794, a grateful and now successful John Trumbull visited London
again, this time armed with his miniature portrait of his teacher’s
elder brother, William.
lisa murphy's tactile mind, a book project that blends both relief
sculpture and braille to present erotica for the blind.
Statue honouring road-builder Blind Jack
John Metcalf, who later became known as Blind Jack, was born in 1717 in
a cottage close to the town’s parish church.
He lost his sight after contracting smallpox at the age of six but went
on to become a gambler, a hunter and a local musician of some renown. He
also became a military musician and led the Yorkshire Blues onto the
battlefield at Culloden.
However he is best known for his work as a pioneer of road-building -
pre-dating Telford and Macadam - and was resp0nsible for hundreds of
miles of roads.
about tim o'brien photos
tim's explorations into vision through photography and accessibility.
legally blind, tim sees and senses the world with more than just his
eyes. here you will find tim's musings related to his vision. you will
see much of tim's photography and hear the stories the surround and give
it meaning. you will read about the adaptions, mainly in the world of
useful computer tweaks and everyday gadgets,
Best of Blind Photographers
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