[Art_beyond_sight_educators] Google group 3D prints, Map Award,photo workshop, “Shared Visions” tactile art show

fnugg at online.no fnugg at online.no
Fri Nov 18 10:24:22 UTC 2016

New online service lets students create 3D printed tactile maps and 
teaching aids for visually impaired

Teaching Blind Students with 3-D Prints
The technology turns abstract ideas into tactile teaching aids for the 
visually impaired

Greek Visually Impaired Pupils Win International Award for Making 
Tactile Map
Three Greek pupils with visual impairment won first prize in an 
international map painting competition. The international competition is 
titled the “Barbara Petchenik Competition” and the theme was “My place 
in today’s world.”
Two-day national photo workshop for visually-impaired begins today
It was a shoot with a difference. A group of visually challenged 
students had a day with the Camera at the University of Hyderabad.
The objective help the students try to translate mental images into 
reality while taking pictures. Well known author Partho Bhowmick (author 
of See As No Other & In Touch) was the resource person.
The two-day national workshop on 'Blind with Camera' began today with 
the Empowered Committee for Differently Abled Persons (ECDAP) in 
collaboration with Universities with Potential for Excellence (UPE) 
Phase-II at the College for Integrated Studies of the University.

Bowen has overseen creation of new technologies, programs
We have funded some outstanding programs with role models for the blind 
that help us make our community a better place to live for a blind or 
visually impaired citizen," said Bowen, who sits on the board of the 
Huntington Museum of Art, which has a current exhibit entitled "Sight 
Unseen" featuring photography by visually impaired artists.

Colour blind artist AyJay Trashy is displaying miniature works of art at 
the Dugdale Centre in Enfield

Life, love, art
Littleton educational institutions work together to offer art with feeling
ACC, Colorado Center for the Blind create “Shared Visions” tactile art show
New Delhi: City welcomes specially-abled International artists

Blindness no barrier to drawing for veteran Tring artist


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