[Art_beyond_sight_educators] 2013 Venice Biennale

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Mon Jul 28 09:33:45 UTC 2014

Midas Touch – Augmented Art Project for the Visually Impaired


Love's sweet touch

They're 75 and 80, they met at an art class for the blind, and they see 
clearly that life is passionate and precious.

Chicago arts groups want to help the blind see and the deaf hear
Can live theater be made accessible for a blind theatergoer? How can a 
museum make its exhibits understandable for a child with autism? Should 
galleries be more welcoming of artists with disabilities who explore 
their experiences through their work?

The Chicago arts community is tackling these and similar questions in 
attempts to be more inclusive to those living with disabilities. 
Advocates want venues to go beyond federal regulations regarding 
accommodations to better include disabled artists.

Bodies of Work -- a festival of arts and culture of the disabled

Links to two short reviews of Blindly, a video by Artur Żmijewski. They 
are reviews with two different views.

Modern Art’s Last Gasp at the 2013 Venice Biennale
A talisman for this view might be a recent video by the Pole Artur 
Żmijewski, one of the grimmest and greatest artists working today. In 
this work, titled Blindly, Żmijewski offers paper and paint to a number 
of unsighted people ....


As a result, we are presented with a kind of performance art that 
records the progress of projecting the perspective and inner beauty of 
each individual.

Quick on the draw: The amazing artwork created by blind people

Color-blind artist uses ‘Eyeborg’ to see colors by hearing

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