[Art_beyond_sight_educators] [Art_beyond_sight_advocacy] {Disarmed} Sensational Me! Self Portraits and Artistic Self Experssion

Lisa Yayla Lisa.Yayla at statped.no
Thu Mar 12 13:51:52 UTC 2015


Am forwarding you a link to an excellent interview of Dr. Simon Hayhoe by Ann Cunningham. Just wonderful!

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Dr. Simon Hayhoe talks about art, culture and blindness.

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** This week Dr. Simon Hayhoe talks about the importance of access to visual arts for people who are blind or visually impaired. He discusses some thought provoking ideas about how we might all be culturally constricted with expectations that really don't make sense when we examine them. Listen to this discussion here. (http://SensationalBooks.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=13b256be029131695e7fdbfb1&id=3d3a2de89e&e=911cc6de6b)

Jenny's self-portrait for a description follow the link below.
Our art class was inspired by Simon Hayhoe's discussion about access to the arts. See what some students created. You can hear them talk about their experience on short video clips.  (http://SensationalBooks.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=13b256be029131695e7fdbfb1&id=959dc243ea&e=911cc6de6b)
two hands explore the Mona Lisa
Visitors at the Museo del Prado are invited to touch low relief images of famous paintings. Read the New York Times article. (http://SensationalBooks.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=13b256be029131695e7fdbfb1&id=d3a1fc6494&e=911cc6de6b)  Ann Cunningham was interviewed for this article.
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Piggyback makes access to exhibits more dynamic. This month one lucky organization will win a Piggyback subscription.  To see for yourself download the free app to your smart phone orclick here (http://SensationalBooks.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=13b256be029131695e7fdbfb1&id=4df94f74e6&e=911cc6de6b) to see it on your computer.
To see ASL video, hear the poem sung or read, and to get a descriptive tour of  Wynken, Blynken and Nod click here (http://SensationalBooks.us8.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=13b256be029131695e7fdbfb1&id=877f1274aa&e=911cc6de6b) .

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