[Art_beyond_sight_theory_and_research] Exibition Touching, Seeing - New Jersey

Lisa Yayla Lisa.Yayla at statped.no
Fri Dec 9 08:56:53 UTC 2011

Tactile, three-dimensional work shown at 'Touching, Seeing' art exhibit in Jersey City

Sometimes, art can touch those who see it. Other times, it can be touched by those who can't.

This Friday, Pop-UP Art in Jersey City will present, "Touching, Seeing," an exhibit featuring three-dimensional, tactile work that communicates past the vision barrier, reaching even visually impaired art lovers.

Curator Michelle Mumoli said the show was partially inspired by the work of blind painter Bojana Coklyat, who lost her vision to diabetes in 2007 but learned how to work through her disability, eventually teaching an art class at the St. Joseph School for the Blind.


"Touching, Seeing" will open on Friday with an opening reception from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. and will run through Mar. 1. It will be on display at Dames Coffee Shop, 581 Jersey Ave., Jersey City. For more information, contact Michelle Mumoli at (862) 414-0595.


Gallery: 'Touching, Seeing' exhibit in Jersey City features art for visually impaired
Description: Pop-UP Art presented "Touching, Seeing," an exhibit which included art accessible to visually impaired individuals at Dames Coffee, 581 Jersey Ave., Jersey City. The show ran Friday, Dec. 9, 2011 through Thursday, Mar., 1, 2012.

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