[Art_beyond_sight_theory_and_research] Preforming arts, potter, color blind artist
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Blind circus star earns A for attitude
Precariously dangling from swathes of silk, looping through hula hoops
at great heights and eating fire would be considered pretty challenging
for most. Not so for Sarah Houbolt, partially sighted circus artist,
among other things.
Sarah's blind ambition
Watching circus performer Sarah Houbolt is enthralling enough, even
before you realise she can't see.
A specialist in aerial work -- what she calls "dancing in the air" --
the Auckland artist relies almost solely on her sense of touch and her
sharply honed intuition. "Audiences don't realise at the time that I
have partial sight," she says.
" I think it's an advantage -- sight plays tricks on you. Feeling never
lets you down."
Blind magician uses vocation to ...
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Blind magician uses vocation to entertain, inspire Posted Mon, 16 Jul
2012 03:56:00 EST Magicians often don a blindfold at some point during
their shows. For Brent Gifford, aka 'The Great Blindini,' a blindfold
would be redundant.Magician - Online Search Resource
*Blind magician uses vocation to entertain, inspire? - The Salinas
Magicians often don a blindfold at some point during their shows. For
Brent Gifford, aka "The Great Blindini," a blindfold would be redundant.
Sightless since he was 11, Gifford has been amazing and entertaining
folks with his comedy magic shows across the nation for more than 40 years.
Publ.Date : 2012-07-16 T00:00:00Z
Vibrations let artist who sees black and white paint in color
Color Blind Artist 'Sees' Shades as Sound Through Surgically Implaned Device
Roughly 1 in 12 men and 1 in 200 women are born colorblind, without the
ability to fully distinguish colors. Implications could range from
mildly irritating- not being able to pick out matching socks, to more
serious, as in hindering an occupational aspiration
Potter gains new artistic vision after going legally blind
When Metchosin potter Ann Semple started going blind, she was devastated.
The thought of losing her vision also meant losing her love of art and
Blind photographer's win
LEGALLY blind artist Susan Oxenham recently won the Autumn Artfest Best
Photo award for her picture of Uluru, Beyond Visual Spectrum, even
though she could barely see what she was capturing.
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