[Art_beyond_sight_educators] library, InSight art competion, Esref Armagan
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Disabled-friendly Environment at Suvadi Digital Library
...This facility can be extended not only to English language but one
can also produce Braille text in Indian languages. Besides, one can also
provide Braille print-outs not only in text but also charts, maps,
diagrams, pictures incorporated along with the text.
Amazing Paintings by a Blind Man
wins prize in InSights art competition for visually impaired
Vision-impaired children find way to see art
The visual arts became more than something that could be seen at
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute on Tuesday and Wednesday when
five children from the Central Association for the Blind and Visually
Impaired participated in a two-day art workshop.
The children, who had varying types of visual impairments, experienced
art not with their eyes, but with the rest of their senses.
They observed paintings of birds through the touch of a feather or by
running their hands along a paint palette or canvas. They perceived
pottery by handling the soft and hard bricks, cone packets, textiles,
glazed pots and soft-fired plates.
The Paintings of a Congenitally Blind Man.
Esref Armagan was born blind, in a poor family, but that hasn't stopped
him from becoming a successful artist, with .....
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